This annual award highlights the group for top domestic performance with Delta Air Lines, one of the world's largest airlines, transporting 160 million customers to more than 320 destinations around the world. Hassett Express was celebrated as an outstanding partner to Delta Cargo, which carries more than 2.4 billion cargo ton-miles each year.
"Delta Cargo and Hassett Express have a key partnership in every way possible and the results continue to be very positive," said Andy Kirschner, Delta Cargo, Director, Cargo Sales - Americas. "Our partnership with Hassett Express continues to grow and we were very pleased with our joint initiatives and results in 2015."
Hassett’s management team was present at the Delta Headquarters in Atlanta, GA to receive the award. Michelle Halkerston, President & CEO, noted “Hassett Express and Delta Cargo have a partnership that spans several decades. Our commitment to our customers is our number one priority. We appreciate Delta’s efforts and shared commitment.”
About Hassett Express, LLC
Headquartered in Elmhurst, IL, Hassett Express is a leading provider of transportation services. Hassett’s Air Express division has been a recognized leader of domestic and international freight forwarding services for over 30 years, while the carrier division offers a variety of ground services through its own fleet and long term agent partners. To learn more about Hassett Express, please visit www.hassettexpress.com.
About Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. In 2016, Delta was named to Fortune’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the fifth time in six years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented five consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 328 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on the Delta News Hub, as well as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta’s blog takingoff.delta.com.