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. https://www.nytimes.com/1987/04/07/business/company-news-delta-western-merger-allowed.html
  4. James G. Thomas Jr.; Charles Reagan Wilson (2012). The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 22: Science and Medicine. UNC Press Books. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-8078-3743-6.
  5. https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Delta-Air-Lines

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