Delta to Honor 100 Distinguished Employees at Atlanta Event

         Delta to Honor 100 Distinguished Employees at Atlanta Event

Chairman's Club represents Delta's highest honor in employee recognition

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) tonight will
honor 100 of its top employees at its 2012 Chairman's Club gala at the Fox
Theater in Delta's hometown of Atlanta. Induction into the Chairman's Club is
Delta's top honor in employee recognition.

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"Delta has incredible momentum heading into the New Year, and much of that can
be attributed to the collaborative efforts of Delta's dedicated and
high-performing employees," said Richard Anderson, Delta's chief executive
officer. "Our 2012 Chairman's Club honorees are a perfect example of how Delta
employees live the values of this great enterprise as they serve our customers
each day."

Honorees are nominated by their colleagues and selected based on their
embodiment of Delta's values and principles, their distinguished contributions
to the company, their dedication to their community and their exceptional
service to Delta's customers. Honorees live and work in communities across the
globe, including Frankfurt, Germany, Bangkok and Delta's hub at Narita
International Airport in Tokyo.

Honorees will enjoy a red carpet entrance across Peachtree Street to the Fox
Theater, with hundreds of their colleagues lined up in support.

The Chairman's Club, now in its 16th year, is part of Delta's commitment to
recognize top performers, build a better airline and continue to build a great
place to work for its more than 80,000 employees worldwide.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. During the
past year, Delta was named domestic "Airline of the Year" by the readers of
Travel Weekly magazine, was named the "Top Tech-Friendly U.S. Airline" by
PCWorld magazine for its innovation in technology, won the Business Travel
News Annual Airline Survey and was the recipient of 12 Executive Travel
Magazine Leading Edge Awards for U.S. airlines. With an industry-leading
global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to
nearly 313 destinations in 58 countries on six continents. Headquartered in
Atlanta, Delta employs 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline
fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global
alliance, Delta participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint
venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. Including its worldwide alliance
partners, Delta offers customers more than 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in
Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New
York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and
Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier
program, a world-class airline loyalty program; the award-winning
BusinessElite service; and more than 50 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide.
Delta is investing more than $3 billion through 2013 in airport facilities and
global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in
the air and on the ground. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding
passes, check bags and review flight status at

SOURCE Delta Air Lines

Contact: Delta Corporate Communications, +1-404-715-2554
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