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Best Domestic Airline at the Reader’s Choice Awards; Gold Magellan Awards for Most Eco-Friendly Green Airline, Best Business Class, Best Economy Class and Best Marketing Campaign
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Updated January 2012 Delta Sky Club members enjoy access to 52 Delta Sky Clubs in 35 airports worldwide. Over the last 18 months, Delta has opened or renovated nine Clubs across the Delta system, featuring elements of the new Delta Sky Club design. More than 10 million members and their ...
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Chicago and Southern Air Lines merger brings Delta its first international routes (to the Caribbean and Caracas). Airline called Delta-C&S for the next two years.
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After Delta suffers financial losses, employees raise $30 million in payroll deductions to purchase the first Boeing 767, named "The Spirit of Delta."
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Service to more destinations than any global airline with 124 new nonstop routes and 41 destinations. Delta is National Safety Council's 2006 Occupational Industry Leader—the first airline recognized. J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Survey ranks Delta second of the network carriers in overall customer service. Business Traveler readers name Delta "Best ...
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Updated March 2015 Delta customers benefit from a renewed suite of Delta experiences that represent investments in the customer experience through differentiated service offerings. The investments are revealed through a new line of branded products called Delta One, First Class, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin, all of which provide greater ...
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Delta is first airline to launch Douglas DC-8 jet service. The red, white, and blue triangle "widget" becomes Delta's logo resembling the swept -wing appearance of a jet. > 1960s - Delta enters the computer and jet age
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Updated February 2014 Quick Facts In 2013, frequent flyers redeemed more than 271 billion miles in the SkyMiles program for 11 million Award redemptions. During this same period, 7 percent of revenue miles flown on Delta were for Award Travel. The SkyMiles program eliminated mileage expiration in February 2011 making ...
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A reconditioned 1925 Huff Daland Duster given to the Smithsonian Institution as a memorial to C. E. Woolman, Delta founder. > 1970s - Delta celebrates 50 years going strong
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Since 2006 Delta has incorporated multiple platforms to connect with customers and share its passion for travel by offering promotions and travel tips as well as giving an inside look at the airline and the Delta culture. Delta was the first U.S. airline with trained customer service professionals assisting customers ...
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Delta celebrates its 50th year of service; begins flights to Frankfurt, West Germany. Delta is the first airline in the world to board one million passengers in one city in one month (Atlanta in the month of August). > 1980s - Delta expands services and routes
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Updated February 2015 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is Delta’s largest hub, with 963 peak-day departures to 219 destinations worldwide. Delta operates nonstop service from Atlanta to 62 international destinations in 42 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. In May 2012, Delta and its SkyTeam partners ...
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Delta opens operations in Asia. > 1990s - Delta purchases Pan Am and becomes a global carrier
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Updated February 2015 Delta is the largest carrier at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, offering customers 420 peak-day departures to 129 nonstop destinations. With nonstop service to Shanghai and Beijing, China; Seoul-Incheon, South Korea; Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan; Detroit has emerged as a major gateway to Asia for Delta. Detroit ...
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Air Transport World magazine named Delta its global Airline of the Year for 1998. Aviation Week And Space Technology magazine named Delta 1999's Best Managed Major Airline. > 2000s - Delta launches SkyTeam, acquires Northwest