Jan. 28, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has partnered with
to develop the airline's first-ever outdoor airport terraces, called The Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club in Concourse F of
's new international terminal and in
's redeveloped Terminal 4 at John F.
International Airport. Renowned designer
was selected by
to create distinctive spaces that will be extensions of the Delta Sky Clubs.
"Delta is proud to collaborate with two of the most renowned names in design –
– on our first outdoor Delta Sky Club spaces," said
, 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
s design expertise and trusted relationship with readers, and Delta has done so in order to create truly unique customer experiences," said
, vice president and publisher of
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
will be adjacent to the Delta Sky Club in Concourse F and will open this summer. At
, 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
The Sky Decks are the latest in the airline's more than
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, is
adding recharging stations at more airports
, has added more First Class seats and
to its domestic product; offers
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 in
now open and the expanded international terminal opening in May at
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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
, Delta and the
carriers offer service to nearly 318 destinations in 59 countries on six continents. Headquartered in
, Delta employs 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the
global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's leading
trans-Atlantic joint venture
. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in
Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Salt Lake City
. The airline's service includes the
frequent flier program, a world-class airline loyalty program; the award-winning
service; and more than 50 Delta
in airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than
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