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Delta supports pipeline programs to help diversify the future of the aviation industry Around 70 teens completed this year’s Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy and Solo Flight Academy summer programs. Delta celebrated its 20th anniversary of the Dream Flight by taking more than 150 youth to the Naval Air Station ...
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Today, Delta Air Lines and the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals hosted more than 150 students, ages 13-18, on the airline's 20th annual Dream Flight from Atlanta to the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla. The effort reflects Delta's commitment to seek diversity and promote inclusion within aviation and STEM ...
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In recognition of National Aviation Day 2018 on Aug. 19, Delta highlights two aspiring aviators, Nina Shack, 17, and James McDaniel, 18, as they prepare to pilot their first flights as sole captains. The two were excited to recently graduate from the Solo Flight Academy, a Delta-sponsored program that offers ...
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Aviation education. Flight experience. Mentorship. Life advice and motivation. These are all opportunities that Delta’s partnership with the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) has helped provide ambitious youth in the Metro Atlanta area and beyond for nearly two decades. Since its inception, more than 2,000 minority youth have been ...
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Throughout February, Delta is highlighting employees who have made their mark as African-American pioneers in a series called “Delta’s Very Own Heroes.” The first spotlight is on Detroit-based pilot Capt. Stephanie Johnson. As a child, Stephanie Johnson would look up at planes soaring across the sky and think one thing ...
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Today Delta will help young aviation enthusiasts cultivate their passion for flight. Delta and the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals will host more than 150 students, ages 14-18, on the airline’s 16th annual Dream Flight from Atlanta to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. At the base, students ...