Delta first black male flight attendant Eugene Harmond
In celebration of Black History Month, Delta honored a man who is a trailblazer in every sense of the word. Eugene Harmond is the first black male flight attendant – or steward as the job was called ...
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, ...
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.
Wednesday's episode of Jeopardy! will feature a special category based on Delta’s heritage and the history of aviation. The appearance will be the second time Delta and the Delta Flight Museum have...
A calypso band set the tone on Dec. 1, as Delta commemorated 70 years at Miami International Airport (MIA) with a celebration for passengers and employees in the MIA lobby. Delta is MIA’s longest-...
On Dec. 24, Delta’s first DC-3 aircraft to carry passengers will celebrate 75 years since its first scheduled service in 1940. In celebration of its 75 th anniversary, Doug Evans, reporter and...
Wednesday's episode of Jeopardy! will feature questions based on Delta’s heritage and the history of aviation. The Jeopardy! Clue Crew visited the Delta Flight Museum in April to film segments for...

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