Best Promotion for Redemption and "Best Loyalty Credit Card" for Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express

1961 (Article)

Flies first nonstop service from Atlanta to Los Angeles. Delta links California and the Caribbean with first jet service from California to Montego Bay and Caracas. Delta receives National Safety...
Best Promotion for Redemption for the elimination of SkyMiles Award Travel redemption fees

1987 (Article)

Western Airlines merges with Delta; becomes the fourth largest U.S. carrier and fifth largest world carrier. Delta's first trans-Pacific service begins: Atlanta to Portland, Oregon, to Tokyo. Ronald...
No. 25 in the Top 50 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for Delta's Resources team

2006 (Article)

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...

1934 (Article)

Delta receives Air Mail Route 24 from Post Office; resumes passenger service. Begins operating as Delta Air Lines.

TravelAge West (Article)

Best Domestic Airline

1971 (Article)

W.T. Beebe becomes Chairman and CEO. Delta Dash (cargo service for small packages) begins.

1997 (Article)

Leo F. Mullin is named President and CEO. Delta is the first airline to board more than 100 million passengers in a year. Begins expansion of U.S.-Latin America routes. Introduction of new aircraft...