Delta Air Lines

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Delta Air Lines, Inc. is a large airline from the United States. They are headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Their largest hub is also in Atlanta. Delta's first flight was in 1929. [1] In 1972, Delta merged with Northeast Airlines. [2] In 1987, Delta merged with Western Airlines. [3] In 2009, they merged with Northwest Airlines. Until 2013, Delta was the worlds largest airline. [4] As of 2016, the airline goes to 334 cities and has 819 planes. [5]

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  1. http://flashbackdallas.com/2014/02/11/delta-air-lines-first-passenger-flight-1929/
  2. https://www.deltamuseum.org/exhibits/delta-history/family-tree/northeast-airlines
  3. http://www.nytimes.com/1987/04/07/business/company-news-delta-western-merger-allowed.html
  4. https://books.google.com/books?id=opTFrVbN6F0C&pg=PA33&lpg=PA33&dq=delta+no+longer+world%27s+largest+airline&source=bl&ots=uBy3QRa4N4&sig=spfhynGCrgngo5BqFkbmpZgDwKA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiLsq_l0rTKAhXK6yYKHZxNCrgQ6AEIMzAD#v=onepage&q=delta%20no%20longer%20world's%20largest%20airline&f=false
  5. https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Delta-Air-Lines