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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...
Aviation and history buffs - or anyone else - can leave a lasting legacy at the Delta Flight Museum through the purchase of a personalized brick in the museum’s courtyard. The museum said this week...
Older photo of Flight Attendant
This charming six-minute video is a must see for anyone interested in aviation history. It’s a recent interview featuring Paige Jones, one of Delta’s early flight attendants – or ‘stewardess’ as she...
Tour in the Museum
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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...
The state-of-the-art Delta Flight Museum explores the history of Delta and the future of flight with an array of interactive exhibits and rare aviation items. Schedule your departure and strap in for...

1948 (Article)

First U.S. interchange service with TWA personnel flying Delta planes from Cincinnati to Detroit and Delta crews flying TWA ships south to Atlanta, Miami and Dallas.

1973 (Article)

L-1011 TriStar service introduced.

1961 (Article)

Flies first nonstop service from Atlanta to Los Angeles. Delta links California and the Caribbean with first jet service from California to Montego Bay and Caracas. Delta receives National Safety...

1987 (Article)

Western Airlines merges with Delta; becomes the fourth largest U.S. carrier and fifth largest world carrier. Delta's first trans-Pacific service begins: Atlanta to Portland, Oregon, to Tokyo. Ronald...

2006 (Article)

Service to more destinations than any global airline with 124 new nonstop routes and 41 destinations. Delta is National Safety Council's 2006 Occupational Industry Leader—the first airline recognized...

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