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About a hundred or so sentimental aviation enthusiasts traveled both near and far to gather in Atlanta to watch the MD-88s and MD-90s fly for the very last time. The final flights brought back fond memories of the aircraft known among the aviation world as the Mad Dogs and its service ...
June 2, 2020, 6 p.m.
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On Tuesday, June 2, Delta’s MD-88s and MD-90s will fly their final scheduled flights before heading to Blytheville, Ark., for their well-deserved retirement. 
June 1, 2020, 2 p.m.
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Standing idle in the Arizona desert, a beloved historic airplane was prepped for its ultimate journey – one final flight back to where it all began. The recently discovered Ship 717, the last remaining Douglas DC-7B - last flown by Delta more than 50 years ago - drew the eye ...
Dec. 3, 2019, 6 p.m.
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Airline enthusiasts and aviation history buffs won't want to miss the 33rd Annual Atlanta Airline Collectibles show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Delta Flight Museum. Featuring vendors from the U.S. and around the world — including Delta employees and retirees — aviation-related items ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 2 a.m.
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On a June morning in 1929, a lanky former stunt pilot named Johnny Howe guided a single-engine Delta Air Service plane skyward from a Dallas airfield, heading east. Five hours and 427 miles later – including stops in Shreveport and Monroe, La. – Howe and his passenger, Delta employee John ...
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A starry-eyed kid, a man of legend and the chance encounter that inspired a career. First Officer Thomas W. was onboard a flight when he noticed its captain, Cal Flanigan, who broke barriers as a black pilot in 1976 and made Delta history for being the longest-serving pilot at the ...
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The Delta Flight Museum, recently named among the best aviation museums in the world, will hold its fifth annual Hops in the Hangar​ craft beer fundraising event from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Jan. 11, at 9:00 a.m. ET. The event ...
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More than 2,000 employees gathered in Delta’s new state-of-the-art engine shop in Atlanta, along with hundreds more in Minneapolis’ Hangar 5 and countless live streaming across the globe to mark a milestone 10 years in the making: the final approval of the merger between Delta and Northwest on Oct. 29 ...
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Airline enthusiasts and aviation history buffs won't want to miss the 32nd Annual Atlanta Airline Collectibles show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Delta Flight Museum. The event will feature vendors from the U.S. and around the world — including Delta employees and retirees ...
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Ten years ago, Delta made history when it announced a merger with Northwest Airlines – a pairing that would create a global powerhouse that is today the acknowledged industry leader. "To many Delta and Northwest veterans, including myself, it seems like just yesterday," CEO Ed Bastian wrote in a memo ...