1998 (Article)

Delta and SwissCargo forge the first international cargo alliance. Delta is the first airline to install automatic defibrillators on board all of its aircraft. First and business classes on...

1947 (Article)

Delta's fleet totals 644 available seats. Receives National Safety Award for more than one-half billion passenger miles without a fatality.

1960 (Article)

First airline to launch Convair 880 jet service.

1984 (Article)

Delta strengthens ties to regional airline partners through its Delta Connection program. Delta begins service to Hawaii.

2005 (Article)

"Operation Clockwork" is the largest single-day schedule redesign in aviation history. Changes at Atlanta and Dallas/Ft. Worth restructure more than 51 percent of Delta’s network for better on-time...

1930 (Article)

Service begins to Atlanta. Lack of mail contract forces suspension of passenger service. Company renamed Delta Air Corporation.

1970 (Article)

Delta has an all-jet passenger airplane fleet. Boeing 747 service begins.

1996 (Article)

Delta unveils the "Centennial Spirit," a new MD-11 jet painted in an Olympic design; transports the Olympic Flame from Athens, Greece, to Los Angeles for 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Customers can...

1945 (Article)

Official corporate name becomes Delta Air Lines, Inc. Company recognized by National Safety Council for more than 300 million passenger miles and 10 years of flight without a passenger or crew...

1956 (Article)

Radar installed in noses of all Delta aircraft.