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Douglas DC-2 and DC-3 service introduced. Flight attendants, called "stewardesses," added to flight crews.
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Delta headquarters moves from Monroe to Atlanta.
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Delta contributes to the war effort. Modifies 1,000+ aircraft, over-hauls engines/instruments, trains Army pilots and mechanics.
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First converted DC-3 cargo ship, Delta No. 43.
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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 fatality. C. E. Woolman is President and General Manger. Delta is the first airline to fly living vegetable plants ...
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Delta's fleet totals 644 available seats. Receives National Safety Award for more than one-half billion passenger miles without a fatality.
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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.
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Delta starts regularly scheduled cargo service. The one-millionth passenger boards. First airline with nonstop Chicago-Miami flights.
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Delta’s first coach service starts: discounted-fare night flights between Chicago and Miami. > 1950s - Delta expands internationally, pioneers the hub and spoke
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