was a no-frills
"airline within an airline" brand owned and operated by Delta Air Lines
from 1996 to 2003. The airline was headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia
."World Airline Directory." Flight International
. March 19–25, 2002. .
Delta Express was based out of Orlando International Airport
, and focused on leisure routes between Florida
and the northeast United States
, as well as certain parts of the Midwest
. It primarily competed with low-cost brands such as Continental Lite
and US Airways
, and low-cost carriers
such as Southwest Airlines
and in the final years of its operation, JetBlue Airways
The Delta Express fleet consisted of one aircraft type, the Boeing 737-200
, in an all coach class configuration. No in-flight entertainment or meal service was offered.
Delta Express was replaced in 2003 by Song
, a new low-fare brand that Delta introduced, which has since also been dismantled.
Most of its fleet has been transferred to Aviacsa
, a returning low-cost carrier
that was formerly a flag carrier
Delta Express flew to as many as 31 domestic destinations in 18 states which included Albany, Providence, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Hartford, Allentown, St Louis, Milwaukee, Austin, Oklahoma City, Cleveland, Boston, Detroit, New York (JFK, LGA & EWR) to cities like Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, West Palm Beach, Fort Myers, and Fort Lauderdale.
Delta Express first livery was the... Read More