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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...

1956 (Article)

Radar installed in noses of all Delta aircraft.

1981 (Article)

Delta launches Frequent Flyer Program (changed to SkyMiles in 1995).

2003 (Article)

Delta launches Song®, a unique low-cost subsidiary airline. Delta leads the industry with a new model for passenger check-in: lobby redesign, expanded kiosk use, the introduction of Delta Direct...

1928 (Article)

C. E. Woolman, the principal founder of Delta Air Lines, leads movement to buy Huff Daland Dusters. Renamed Delta Air Service for the Mississippi Delta region it served. D.Y. Smith, President; C.E...

1942 (Article)

Delta contributes to the war effort. Modifies 1,000+ aircraft, over-hauls engines/instruments, trains Army pilots and mechanics.

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