- When should I arrive for my flights?
When traveling within the US, DELTA suggests arriving at the airport at least 2 hours prior to departure. For most airports, you and your bags must be checked in at least 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time. Additionally, you are required to be at the gate and ready to board 15 minutes before the scheduled departure.
- I’m traveling with kids, are there any restrictions to aware of?
To ensure your security, all travelers are required to undergo screening. However, TSA has developed modified screening procedures for children who appear to be 12 years old and younger. TSA officers will consult parents or the traveling guardian about the best way to relieve any concerns during the screening of a child. For more information go to: https://www.tsa.gov/travel/special-procedures/traveling-children
- Are there any special accommodations for senior citizens?
Passengers 75 and older can receive some form of expedited screening through risk-based intelligence-driven security that allows TSA to better focus resources on passengers who more likely pose a risk. Read more here: https://www.tsa.gov/travel/special-procedures/screening-passengers-75-and-older
- I’m traveling with a pet for the first time. What should I do to prepare?
- Take off with your favorite friend, even if they have fur. Some pets can travel as a carry-on or be shipped as (very special) cargo, depending on their size. Small dogs, cats and household birds can travel in the cabin for a one-way fee, collected at check-in. They must be able to fit in a small, ventilated pet carrier that fits under the seat in front of you.
- To ensure your pet has a safe, healthy and happy flight, please review the following requirements when flying with a small pet as a carry-on:
- Your pet must be at least 10 weeks old for domestic travel
- Your pet must be 16 weeks old if traveling to the U.S. from another country and must be at least 15 weeks old when traveling to the European Union
- One pet is permitted per kennel with the following exceptions:
- One female cat/dog may travel with her un-weaned litter if the litter is between 10 weeks to 6 months of age
- No limit on the number of animals in the litter
- 2 pets of the same breed and size between the age of 10 weeks and 6 months may be allowed to travel in 1 kennel as long as they are small enough to fit into a single kennel and are compatible – they will be charged as 1 pet
- Pets in cabin kennels will count as your one carry-on item. In addition to the kennel, you are permitted to bring one personal item onboard the aircraft.
- For more information: https://www.delta.com/us/en/pet-travel/overview