About Delta TechOps

Our History

The Delta TechOps Journey

The Delta TechOps story is one of remarkable evolution and unrelenting pursuit of excellence in aviation maintenance and innovation. Starting from modest beginnings, we have grown to become the largest MRO provider in North America, setting new standards in service, technology, and environmental stewardship along the way. Our story is characterized by a commitment to progress, resilience in finding solutions to complex problems, and a deep passion for aviation.

As we look forward, Delta TechOps is positioned to continue pushing boundaries, embracing new technologies, and enhancing our services to ensure our future and the future of aviation shines as bright as our legacy.


Leading the Way

Ed Bastian

Chief Executive Officer — Delta Air Lines

John Laughter

Executive Vice President — Chief of Operations and President, Delta TechOps

Mike Spanos

Chief Operating Officer — Delta Air Lines

Basil Papayoti

Vice President — Delta TechOps Commercial

Penny Jacob

Vice President — Delta TechOps Business Operations

Mike McBride

Vice President — Delta TechOps Maintenance Operations



As a founding member of the SkyTeam® global airline alliance, we strive for top-notch service with an emphasis on safety and compliance. That’s why we maintain the highest standards of excellence—so you can be sure your fleet is getting the very best.

FAA certification stating Delta Air Lines, including Delta TechOps’ aircraft MRO infrastructure (processes, programs, systems, and intended methods of compliance), meets the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 14 for Aeronautics and Space Part 121 Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations for the USA and is able to devise, file, execute, and inspect safety critical processes that comply with rules and safety standards as well as manage hazard-related risks in operating environments.

Certified by the FAA that the MRO repair station meets Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 14 for Aeronautics and Space Part 145 for Repair Stations. This certification is received after the evaluation of compliance to the appropriate regulations and safe operating practices of the MRO facility, personnel, equipment, and operating rules.

Meets certification requirements for the European Union under the European Aviation Safety Agency Part 145 for aviation repair stations and recognized as an aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul organization located in the United States.

Certified by the Dirección Nacional de Aeronavegabilidad (National Airworthiness Directorate of Argentina) as an aviation repair station meeting the required standards for an airline and aircraft maintenance organization.


Looking to join our team? We’re seeking talented professionals in the following positions:

  • Pre-flight inspectors
  • Engine inspectors
  • Aircraft support mechanics
  • Aviation maintenance technicians
  • Engineers