2007 (Article)

Richard H. Anderson becomes Delta's eighth CEO. Delta defeats hostile takeover attempt by US Airways and completes restructuring plan one year ahead of schedule, emerging from bankruptcy on April 30...
Updated March 2013 Delta offer Memphis customers 94 peak-day departures to more than 40 nonstop destinations. Delta serves Memphis with more flights and more destinations than any other airline.
Gold Stevie for Transportation Company of the Year

1962 (Article)

Delta activates the electronic SABRE system for "instant" reservations. A Delta DC-8 is the first commercial plane to fly Los Angeles-Atlanta in less than 3 hours (02:57:11).

Travel+Leisure (Article)

Best Single Social Media Promotion for a US Airline for the "Behind-The-Scenes: Your Bag's Journey On Delta" video

1972 (Article)

Northeast Airlines merges with Delta. Delta becomes a major carrier in New York and Boston, with direct routes from New York and New England to Florida. Delta begins operating the Boeing 727.

1998 (Article)

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...

1947 (Article)

Delta's fleet totals 644 available seats. Receives National Safety Award for more than one-half billion passenger miles without a fatality.

1984 (Article)

Delta strengthens ties to regional airline partners through its Delta Connection program. Delta begins service to Hawaii.