How about a trip down Memory Lane? Here's an old press release Delta issued in September, 1989. The 239 flights mentioned are all Delta mainline.
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HEADLINE: DELTA SETS ALL-TIME RECORD IN BOARDING AT DFW
DATELINE: DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 6
DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 6, /PRN
/ -- Delta Air
) continues to set boarding records at Dallas/Fort
Worth International Airport as the airline set a new all-time record
here during the month of August.
The new record of 636,462 passengers boarding Delta flights
shattered the old record of 602,000 passengers set just two
months ago in June 1989. The August 1989 record was up nearly 25
percent over the August 1988 total.
"Delta has set boarding records at DFW
each month for well
over one year as our dramatic growth here continues," said Henry
Conley, Delta's district director - marketing. "Not only are more
people flying Delta at DFW
than ever before, but Delta is offering
passengers more than ever -- more flights to more destinations, as
well as more convenience and more space in our expanded 'Easy
Street' facilities at Terminal 4E."
Delta now operates 239 flights daily at DFW
service to 62 destinations.
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