1965 (Article)

Delta becomes first airline to launch Douglas DC-9 service.

Jaunted (Article)

Domestic Airline of the Year

1991 (Article)

Delta purchases substantially all of Pan Am's trans-Atlantic routes and the Pan Am Shuttle, making this the largest acquisition of flights in airline history. Delta becomes a global carrier.

InformationWeek (Article)

One of the top innovative companies

2009 (Article)

Delta celebrates 80 years of passenger service. Announces expanded trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM. Becomes the only U.S. airline to serve six continents with introduction of nonstop...

1924 (Article)

The Huff Daland Dusters crop-dusting operation, which formed the roots for Delta, founded in Macon, Ga. This was the first commercial agricultural flying company in existence.
Best Achievement in Technology for the Fly Delta App
Best Airframe MRO Provider in the Americas and the Best Engine MRO Provider

1975 (Article)

First airline to offer its own air express service, a new high priority, guaranteed cargo service called Delta Air Express.
Best Frequent Flyer Program