In celebration of National Aviation Day today, here's a look at how the airline has grown over the decades.
August 19, 2015
What’s National Aviation Day? It’s a U.S. observation that celebrates the development of aviation and air travel. President Franklin Roosevelt issued a presidential proclamation in 1939 designating...
Collett E. “C.E.” Woolman, Delta’s principal founder and first Chief Executive Officer, had a different vision for an airline when Delta began offering passenger service in 1929. Woolman was...
Airline amenities have traveled a long way from the cotton balls and chewing gum handed out to the earliest of air passengers. The amenity kit as we know it, the little bag of travel-size toiletries...
Delta marked an important milestone in its history Wednesday, and it's Delta Flight Museum President John Boatright's job to tell the airline's story. It's the 86th anniversary of Delta passenger...
August 18, 2015

Timeline of airline (Fact Sheet)

Delta begins crop dusting and flying mail 1924 : The Huff Daland Dusters crop-dusting operation, which formed the roots for Delta, founded in Macon, Ga. This was the first commercial agricultural...