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
Freedom Award for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve employees

1970 (Article)

Delta has an all-jet passenger airplane fleet. Boeing 747 service begins.

Travel Weekly (Article)

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

1996 (Article)

Delta unveils the "Centennial Spirit," a new MD-11 jet painted in an Olympic design; transports the Olympic Flame from Athens, Greece, to Los Angeles for 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Customers can...
Best Business and Vertical Solutions for the Fly Delta App

1945 (Article)

Official corporate name becomes Delta Air Lines, Inc. Company recognized by National Safety Council for more than 300 million passenger miles and 10 years of flight without a passenger or crew...

1981 (Article)

Delta launches Frequent Flyer Program (changed to SkyMiles in 1995).

Folio Magazine (Article)

Gold Eddie for Best Custom Magazine for Sky magazine’s March 2010 issue; Gold and Silver Ozzies for Best Overall Design for September 2009 and March 2010 issues

2003 (Article)

Delta launches Song®, a unique low-cost subsidiary airline. Delta leads the industry with a new model for passenger check-in: lobby redesign, expanded kiosk use, the introduction of Delta Direct...