Delta Air Lines begins the 2013 football season enjoying relationships with nearly half of the National Football League’s 32 teams. Delta has forged marketing relationships with 12 NFL teams and serves as the charter carrier for an additional three teams.
Delta is the official airline and charter carrier of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams and Tennessee Titans. Additionally Delta is the proud partner and charter carrier of the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots, San Diego Chargers and San Francisco 49ers. Delta is also the proud charter carrier for the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles.
“We’re proud to serve millions of football fans across the world and our NFL partnerships – with nearly half of the teams in the league – are an important part of how we support those fans and customers,” said Tim Mapes, Delta’s senior vice president – Marketing.
In addition to the 15 NFL relationships, Delta enjoys a marketing and/or charter relationship with 14 Major League Baseball teams, 22 National Basketball Association teams and eight National Hockey League teams. Delta uses marketing agreements in strategic markets to engage fans and customers and create awareness of the Delta brand.
Delta’s charter product – which flew both NFL teams to the Super Bowl in 2013 – is used by collegiate and professional teams worldwide to accommodate their hectic travel schedules and needs.