Happy 74th Birthday Delta Air Lines

Tue Jun 17, 2003 6:21 am

On June 17, 1929 Delta started passenger service from Dallas, Texas to
Jackson, Mississippi with stops at Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana.

On June 17, 1979 Delta started Atlanta - Frankfurt nonstop service with L-1011s.

On June 17, 2003 Delta flies from Dallas to Jackson via ASA CRJs.
Monroe and Shreveport have lost Delta mainline service while DFW
has lost 2/3 of it's mainline service. Jackson is still served with
5 nonstops to Atlanta.

C.E. Woolman started the operation as a crop dusting operation.

C.E. Wooman died on September 11, 1966.