Delta Welcomes Team USA to Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City

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Team USA returned home Monday morning to Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). To commemorate the official return of Team USA after the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, Delta hosted a celebratory event, bringing together Olympians, employees, friends and families of athletes.

Delta flew athletes on a charter flight from Beijing to SLC after the closing ceremony. The flight included 111 Olympians as well as coaches, trainers and staff returning from Beijing. Delta Athlete Ambassador Maame Biney was on board with several athletes with a special connection to the global carrier. Upon arrival, Maame was surprised by her childhood friend, Tori, who flew to SLC for the team’s arrival.

Maame Biney hugs a friend as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.

Speed ​​skater Ryan Pivirotto was greeted by his fiancée, Nikki, whose mother, Kris, is a flight attendant with Delta.

Ryan Pivirotto (right) and his fiancée, Nikki Leonard, embrace as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah, Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
Ryan Pivirotto (right) and his fiancée, Nikki Leonard, embrace as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah, Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.

Silver medalist figure skater Brandon Frazier was surprised by his uncle, Scott, a Delta Air Lines first officer.

Brandon Frazier (left) and his uncle, Delta Air Lines First Officer Scott Frazier, share a moment as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Brandon Frazier (left) and his uncle, Delta Air Lines First Officer Scott, share a moment as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday February 21, 2022.

Continuing its commitment to Team USA, Delta will host a red carpet farewell event at Los Angeles International Airport to celebrate the departure of the USA Paralympians for the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. for Beijing on February 25.

Delta is the official airline of Team USA on the route to Beijing 2022, Paris 2024, Milano Cortina 2026 and LA28. The partnership with Team USA reinforces the global airline’s long-standing support of sport – and its proud history of supporting Team USA at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Delta was a past sponsor of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in its hometown of Atlanta in 1996 and Salt Lake City in 2002.

Delta is home to Team USA for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
Delta is home to Team USA for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022. (CASEY SYKES/RANK STUDIOS) (Team USA athletes arrive at the airport Salt Lake City International in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
(Left to right) Nikki Leonard, fiancée of speed skater Ryan Pivorotto, Kris, a Delta Air Lines flight attendant, and Nikki's mother, Scott, a Delta Air Lines co-pilot and uncle of figure skater Brandon Frazier , and Heather, wife of Scott
(Left to right) Nikki Leonard, fiancée of speed skater Ryan Pivorotto, Kris, a Delta Air Lines flight attendant and Nikki’s mother, Scott, a Delta Air Lines co-pilot and uncle of figure skater Brandon Frazier, and Heather, wife of Scott.
Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022. (CHRIS RANK/RANK STUDIOS) (Team USA athletes arrive at the airport Salt Lake City International in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, February
Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022. (CHRIS RANK/RANK STUDIOS) (Team USA athletes arrive at the airport Salt Lake City International in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, February
Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
Maame Biney speaks with members of the media as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
Maame Biney speaks with members of the media as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
Freestyle skiers Darian Stevens and Maggie Voisin pose for a portrait as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
Freestyle skiers Darian Stevens and Maggie Voisin pose for a portrait as Team USA athletes arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
Delta welcomed Team USA athletes to Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Delta welcomed Team USA athletes to Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Delta welcomed Team USA athletes to Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Delta welcomed Team USA athletes to Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, February 21, 2022.
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