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Delta Air Lines Opens First Latin American Technical Ops Line Maintenance in São Paulo

New initiative is part of expansion plans and growth commitment in the Brazilian market

SÃO PAULO, Brazil, July 10, 2013 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced today the establishment of its first Latin American Delta TechOps Line Maintenance Station at Sao Paulo’s Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The operation deployment will involve 26 new employees including technicians, supervisors, material services and one manager.

“We are committed to continue growing in the Brazilian market and across Latin America. Earlier this year, we relocated our commercial headquarters from Atlanta to Sao Paulo. The establishment of technical operations in Sao Paulo is a logical next step in our commitment to become the best U.S. carrier in Latin America,” said Nicolas Ferri, Delta’s vice president—Latin America and Caribbean. 

Delta has a presence of line maintenance at more than 50 airports across Delta’s global system to provide Delta’s fleet with technical support and reinforce a safe and on-time operation for customers.

“The full-time staff will complete routine scheduled maintenance as well as cabin interior work,” said Lee Gossett, vice president-Line Maintenance. “This strategic move will allow the new team at Guarulhos International Airport to provide immediate capture of maintenance ground time in a critical market for Delta.”

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