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Delta founder C.E. Woolman dies. Charles H. Dolson becomes Delta's second CEO. Crop-dusting division ceases operations. Delta is first with Lockheed L-100 Hercules cargo service.
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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 livery. Delta purchases the Boeing 777.
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"Most Admired Airline" and overall "Supplier of the Year" by the Readers' Choice Awards
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6 Leading Edge Awards for U.S. Airlines: Best Airport Lounges, Best Business-Class Service, Best First-Class Service, Best Flight Experience to Mexico and Best Flight Experience to Central/South America; Delta Private Jets named Best Private Jet Service
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Most Effective Domestic Airline Brand Online
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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 has an all-jet passenger airplane fleet. Boeing 747 service begins.
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Delta and SwissCargo forge the first international cargo alliance. Delta is the first airline to install automatic defibrillators on board all of its aircraft. First and business classes on international flights become a single section of luxury seats called BusinessElite®.
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Named for the second consecutive year to DJSI for North America, recognizing commitment to integrate sustainable practices into the workplace
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Best Promotion for Redemption for the elimination of SkyMiles Award Travel redemption fees
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One of the top innovative companies
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Delta headquarters moves from Monroe to Atlanta.
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W.T. Beebe becomes Chairman and CEO. Delta Dash (cargo service for small packages) begins.
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Launched SkyTeam, a global alliance, partnering Delta with AeroMexico, Air France and Korean Air. Places the industry's largest order of regional jets (500). Introduces new aircraft livery and a contemporary "widget" logo. Launches delta.com Web site, replacing “SkyLinks.” Carries 120 million passengers.
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12 Leading Edge Awards for U.S. airlines including Gold for Best Domestic Airline-Airport Lounges, Best Flight Experience to Mexico, Best Flight Experience to Africa