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Delta Adding Recharging Stations to 13 More Airports

One U.S. airline is making it very easy to keep mobile devices fully charged while waiting at departure gates.

Delta Airlines Recharging Station
Source: Delta Airlines
Delta Airlines Recharging Station

Delta Air Lines on Monday announcedit's expanding its popular recharging stations at boarding gates to 13 more airports by year's end. That will bring the total to 33 airports.

Delta's Tokyo Narita International Airport hub was the first to feature the new recharging stations, which include six standard U.S. 110-volt outlets and two powered USB ports.

Delta branded gate area recharging stations already have been installed at Delta's top 20 busiest airports, including Atlanta; Boston; Cincinnati; Columbus, Ohio; Detroit; Hartford; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; Memphis; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Nashville; New York's JFK and LaGuardia; Norfolk; Omaha; Pittsburgh; Portland, Ore.; Salt Lake City; Seattle and St. Louis.

The following airport locations will see the recharging stations by year's end:

  • Anchorage
  • Austin
  • Denver
  • Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Houston Intercontinental
  • Kansas City
  • Milwaukee
  • New Orleans
  • Ontario, Calif.
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Syracuse

Delta has been making technology a priority. The carrier previously announced it will bring in-flight Wi-Fi to international flights beginning later this year. (Read more: Delta Air Lines to Expand Wi-Fi to Overseas Flights)

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