Delta Air Lines

Industry: Air & Rail Transportation

About Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines is one of the world’s largest airlines, providing scheduled air transportation for nearly 180 million customers each year to 335 destinations in 61 countries on six continents. We fly roughly 1,200 Delta and Delta Connection aircraft on 5,600 flights a day. Since Delta was founded, we have stood for safe and reliable air transportation combined with distinctive customer service and hospitality. In addition to passenger services, Delta transports cargo, provides ground handling, maintenance and staffing services for third parties and, through its subsidiary Monroe Energy, refines jet fuel used for its operations.

STATUS: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Hiring & Onboarding

Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

Delta has long been committed to hiring veterans and reservists. We train our recruiters on the skills and qualifications veterans bring. Delta was an early adopter of the Veterans Job Mission and has been heavily involved in the coalition and its goal to hire one million veterans. Our commitment extends beyond hiring, with more than 10,000 veterans currently employed at Delta. We support them with Military Leave of Absence policies, the Veteran’s Employee Network, and partnerships such as the Fisher House Foundation, Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Luke's Wings, Marine Toys for Tots, the United Service Organization, and more.

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plaeholder-teamAircraft / Aviation Technicians

All grounds maintenance workers not listed separately.

plaeholder-teamAirfield Operations Specialists

Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; dispatching; using airfield landing and navigational aids; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; and applying knowledge of weather information.

plaeholder-teamCargo & Freight Agents

Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.

plaeholder-teamCommercial Pilots

Pilot and navigate the flight of small fixed or rotary winged aircraft, primarily for the transport of cargo and passengers. Requires Commercial Rating.

plaeholder-teamCustomer Service Representatives

Interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services and to handle and resolve complaints.

plaeholder-teamFirst-line Supervisors: Office & Administrative Workers

Supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.

plaeholder-teamFirst-line Supervisors: Personal Service Workers

Supervise and coordinate activities of personal service workers, such as supervisors of flight attendants, hairdressers, or caddies.

plaeholder-teamFirst-line Supervisors: Transportation, Material-Moving & Vehicle Operators

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.

plaeholder-teamOperations Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of companies or public and private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Includes owners and managers who head small business establishments whose duties are primarily managerial.

plaeholder-teamHospitality Professionals

Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.

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Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA

Detroit, MI

New York, NY

St. Paul, MN