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The new feature-length cinematic documentary, “The Steepest Climb: How Delta Air Lines Navigated the Global Pandemic,” is coming to Delta Studio this June. The film tells the behind-the-scenes story of how the 90,000 people of Delta battled the worst crisis in the airline’s history and emerged stronger than ever.
May 17, 2023, 12:15 p.m.
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The true origin of the Delta name doesn’t lie solely in the Greek letter – it’s the brainchild of a woman named Catherine FitzGerald, who suggested the name to Delta’s founder as a way to pay homage to the agricultural region that was foundational to the airline’s success.
March 3, 2023, 3 p.m.
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The collection housed by University of Georgia Libraries contains Delta’s digitized timetables, flight maps and annual reports for the past century, giving a peek into the airline’s immense history.
March 21, 2022, 4 p.m.
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Rural roots: Crop dusting to passenger service 1925 : Huff Daland Dusters, the predecessor of Delta, is founded in Macon, Ga., before moving to Monroe, La., a few months later. This was the first commercial agricultural flying company, and Huff Daland's 18 planes become the largest privately owned fleet in ...
Aug. 27, 2019, 4:32 p.m.