Plane in Museum
After getting its start as a crop-dusting company, Delta operated its first passenger flight on June 17, 1929, from Dallas, Texas, to Jackson, Miss., via Shreveport and Monroe, La. The route, ...
Woman standing beside plane in previous years
A conversation with Paige Jones, one of Delta’s early flight attendants – or "stewardess" as she was referred to in the 1940s – provides a window into a bygone era in air travel. It was a time when ...
DC-3 in the early years
Delta recently celebrated 75 years since the first flight of Ship 41, a type of aircraft that helped transform commercial aviation. Ship 41 was Delta’s first DC-3 aircraft to carry passengers. It ...
A chart how the logo's have evolved over time "Delta Family Tree"
Delta has come a long way since moving from crop dusting to offering passenger service in the 1920s. As the decades passed and Delta grew, the company added more branches to its family tree: Pan Am, ...
Delta's first female pilot in front of the museum
On Saturday, Delta’s first female pilot, retired Captain Joy Walker, will take to the skies again to mark another “first” in the airline’s history book. She, along with more than 130 girls ages 12-18 ...

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