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1930s - Delta begins passenger service

1930

Service begins to Atlanta. Lack of mail contract forces suspension of passenger service. Company renamed Delta Air Corporation.

1934

Delta receives Air Mail Route 24 from Post Office; resumes passenger service. Begins operating as Delta Air Lines.

1935

Delta offers first night service with the Stinson Model A; first Delta aircraft with two pilots.

1940s - Delta goes to war and officially becomes Delta Air Lines, Inc.


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