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How do you find the status of a Delta flight?

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To find the status of a Delta flight, click Flight Status on the Delta.com home page and enter the flight's departure date and either its number, or departure and arrival airports. Alternatively, visit a flight-tracking site such as FlightStats.com or FlightView.com and search for the flight using the same information.

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The flight status information provided by Delta.com includes the flight's scheduled and estimated departure and arrival times, and the gate numbers at the departure and arrival airports. Click on Flight Details for further information about the aircraft's services, amenities and flight history. Sign up for One-Time Flight Notification to receive email updates on the flight's status.

In addition to offering full details of a Delta flight's status and historic performance, FlightStats.com provides a map showing the aircraft's real-time position on its flight path. Click on Track Flight on Map to view the flight's latest position. You can also click on Set up a Flight Alert to register for flight status updates by email or text. Other services offered by the site include maps showing the location of airports and airport terminal maps.

FlightView.com offers the same range of flight-tracking information online. The site also offers a flight-tracking app for download to either an Android or iPhone.

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