1979 (Article)

Delta celebrates its 50th year of service; begins flights to Frankfurt, West Germany. Delta is the first airline in the world to board one million passengers in one city in one month (Atlanta in the...

1949 (Article)

Delta’s first coach service starts: discounted-fare night flights between Chicago and Miami. > 1950s - Delta expands internationally, pioneers the hub and spoke

1988 (Article)

Delta opens operations in Asia. > 1990s - Delta purchases Pan Am and becomes a global carrier

1935 (Article)

Delta offers first night service with the Stinson Model A; first Delta aircraft with two pilots. 1940s - Delta goes to war and officially becomes Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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