Soupthansa From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1830 times:
Delta inauguarted 747 service in October 1970. They flew ATL-DFW-LAS, ATL-SFO, ATL-LAX and operated the interchange with PAN AM on ATL-IAD-LHR.
They were removed from the fleet in April 1977 and sold to Flying Tigers. Delta decided to reduce their fleet down to the DC-9-30, 727-200, DC-8-61, and L-1011. The first 767 did not arrive until 1982 and the DC-8s were retired in 1989, the DC-9-30s went away in Dec 1992.