cal flanigan historic retirement flight
At Delta, two black pioneers are among those who have secured places in aviation and american history: Cal Flanigan and Rachelle Kerr.
Flight Attendant uniforms in 1969
This March, Delta will celebrate 75 years since the company moved its headquarters from Monroe, La., to Atlanta in 1941. The move launched a partnership between the airline and the Atlanta region ...
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, ...