Delta Air Lines Partners with Architectural Digest to Develop The Sky Deck at
Delta Sky Club, New Outdoor Airport Terraces in Atlanta and New York
Renowned designer Thom Filicia to create distinctive spaces for customers at
Delta Sky Clubs
ATLANTA and NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2013
ATLANTA and NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:
DAL)has partnered withArchitectural Digest to develop the airline's
first-ever outdoor airport terraces, called The Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club in
Concourse F of Atlanta's new international terminal and in New York's
redeveloped Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Renowneddesigner Thom Filicia was selected by Architectural Digest to create
distinctive spaces that will be extensions ofthe Delta Sky Clubs.
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"Delta is proud to collaborate with two of the most renowned names in design –
Architectural Digestand designer Thom Filicia – on our first outdoor Delta
Sky Club spaces," said Tim Mapes, Delta's senior vice president - Marketing.
"Sky Deck represents our continuing effort to offer Delta customers exclusive
experiences and amenities they value. The new outdoor terraces will do just
that – provide distinctive spaces with unprecedented outdoor runway views at
two of the most globally significant airports in the world."
"It is ideal when we can collaborate on a marketing program that taps into
AD's design expertise and trusted relationship with readers, and Delta has
done so in order to create truly unique customer experiences," said Giulio
Capua, vice president and publisher of Architectural Digest. "Architectural
Digest has unmatched access to the top design talent and experience with
luxurious home furnishing brands, and we are thrilled to leverage both as part
of this collaboration."
The new space in Atlanta will be adjacent to the Delta Sky Club in Concourse F
and will open this summer. At JFK, the space will be a rooftop terrace at the
club in the airline's new$1.2 billion expansion of Terminal 4, scheduled to
open in May. In addition to a unique viewing opportunity, the clubs will
offer the comfort, convenience and relaxation customers expect from the
award-winning Delta Sky Club experience.
"Amid the hustle and bustle of the airport experience, we seek to create a
refuge, which represents Delta's dedication to elevated design and pays homage
to an elegant lifestyle of travel and the spirit of flight," said designer
Over the last 24 months, Delta has opened or renovated 13 clubs across the
Delta system in cities including Atlanta, Indianapolis, Los Angeles,
Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York, Philadelphia and Seattle.
The Sky Decks are the latest in the airline's more than $3 billion investment
in enhanced global products, services and airport facilities. In addition to
investments in Delta Sky Clubs, Delta operates the largest Wi-Fi-enabled fleet
in the world, isadding recharging stations at more airports, has added more
First Class seats andin-flight entertainmentto its domestic product; offers
Economy Comfort on all two-class aircraft; is adding personal, in-seat
entertainment for both BusinessElite and Economy class customers on all
long-haul international flights; and is overhauling its terminal facility for
international customers at its two largest global gateways – the new
international terminal inAtlantanow open and the expanded international
terminal opening in May atNew York-JFK.
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Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. During the
past year, Delta won 33 airline industry awards sweeping the major corporate
travel surveys including Business Travel News, Travel Weekly, TravelAge West,
Recommend Magazine and The Beat. Delta was also a recipient of the Secretary
of Defense Freedom Award for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve
employees. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta
Connection carriers offer service to nearly 318 destinations in 59 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
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