What it Takes to Fly
It takes unsurpassed technical know-how, a global network of experts and an unwavering commitment to excellence to maintain the world’s leading airline. And that’s just what Delta TechOps delivers—to airline operators all over the world.
With more than 9,600 Technical Operations employees system-wide, Delta TechOps provides full-service maintenance to the more than 750 aircraft that make up the Delta Air Lines fleet. Delta TechOps is the support system behind ATW’s 2014 Airline of the Year, Delta Air Lines. Delta TechOps is the largest airline MRO in North America and the third largest worldwide. Backed by the proficiency and attention to detail found in Six Sigma and Lean processes, Delta TechOps delivers industry-leading operational efficiency, quality and responsiveness to more than 150 other operators around the globe.
Delta TechOps’ comprehensive MRO Services include engine/APU, component, airframe and line maintenance capabilities. Delta TechOps provides extensive MRO services to Airbus and Boeing aircraft and full engine overhaul across 12 types. Delta TechOps also offers operators custom tailored Complete Fleet™ Services, as well as technical training, engineering support and inventory management.
Delta TechOps’ instructors keep their expertise on the cutting edge by pursuing continued education, training and advanced computer knowledge. The average length of service for a Delta TechOps aviation maintenance technician (AMT) with an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificate is 14 years.
To ensure prompt service and flexibility, including technical dispatch reliability greater than 97 percent fleetwide, Delta TechOps operates maintenance facilities in multiple locations. Each of these facilities offers light maintenance for both narrow body and wide body aircraft. Should emergency maintenance be needed Delta TechOps’ quick-response Disabled Aircraft Recovery Team (D.A.R.T.) can be dispatched from the Atlanta Technical Operations Center, the 2.7 million square foot (about 250,830 square meters or the size of 47 football fields) base of operation.
The Delta TechOps team’s commitment to excellence has been recognized by numerous industry awards in the last 10 years:
—2014 ATE&M Awards Finalist: Best Airframe MRO Provider – The Americas, Best Line Maintenance Provider
—2014 OneAero Top Shop Award - Best Total Solutions Provider
—2013 ATE&M Awards Best Airframe MRO Provider in the Americas
—2013 OneAero Top Shop Award Finalist, Best Engine Overhaul & Repair and Best Total Solutions Provider
—2012 FAA-A4A Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) “Better Way” Award
—2012 ATE&M Awards Finalist: Best Airframe MRO Provider – The Americas, Best Engine MRO, Best Component MRO
—2012 OneAero TopShop Award – Best Total Solutions Provider
—2011 ATE&M Awards Best Airframe MRO Provider in the Americas
—2011 ATE&M Awards Best Engine MRO Provider
—2011 OneAero Top Shop Award Finalist
—2011 Delta’s cross-divisional Safety Management System (SMS) has earned the FAA’s Level 3 status
—2011 ATE&M Awards Best MRO Provider in the Americas
—2010 FAA ATM Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) “Better Way” Award
—2010 Aviation Week MRO of the Year–Outstanding Airline Maintenance Group
—2010 OneAero: TopShop Award–Best Total Solutions Provider
—2009 Delta’s cross-divisional Safety Management System (SMS) has earned the FAA’s
Level 1 and Level 2 Certifications
—2008 OSHA VPP Corporate Pilot Program Certification
—2008 OneAero: TopShop Award–Best Total Solutions Provider
—2004 Aviation Week: MRO Innovation Award–Lean
Delta TechOps is a certified repair station in the United States (FAA) and European Union (EASA), as well as in several countries in South America and Asia.
• USA: FAA - 121 Certificated Air Carrier No. DALA026A
• USA: FAA - 121 Certified Repair Station No. DALA026A
• USA: FAA - 145 Certified Repair Station No. DALR026A
• EU: EASA - 145 Certified Repair Station No. EASA.145.4380
• ISO 9001: Delta TechOps Component, Engine and Landing Gear Maintenance, No. CERT-0025376