"The massive economic impact and multitude of jobs Delta has provided to Georgians have been critical to the state's prosperity.
The service started as a two-month agreement which was extended until 2004."Delta’s success and Atlanta’s success have been intertwined for 75 years,” said Ed Bastian, Delta’s President and incoming CEO.“Key to this success has been the historic partnership between Delta, the city of Atlanta, the state of Georgia and our thousands of Atlanta-based employees and customers.” Gov.Nathan Deal said Delta’s economic impact on Georgia has been enormous.“Georgia has a longstanding and highly successful partnership with Delta Air Lines that has helped both of us grow and flourish over the past 75 years," said Deal.“Based on the generosity of our donors, we’re constantly investing in our efforts to further enhance the experience for visitors.” Before joining the museum, Boatright held roles of increasing responsibility during his 36-year career at Delta, including Vice President of Corporate Real Estate.
Boatright and his 19-member team’s efforts are built on Delta’s core values, including honesty, integrity and respect, he said.
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Earlier this month, the readers of Travel Age West awarded Delta with two WAVE awards, Airline Providing the Best Travel Agent Support, and Best Airline — Domestic for the sixth consecutive yea r .
Since its reopening at the airline’s headquarters in Atlanta, the museum has experienced increased attendance, events and fundraising, as well as an expansion of exhibits.
“The ongoing growth of the museum fosters our mission to celebrate the heritage of Delta, its people and our family of more than 40 airlines, along with the history of aviation and the future of flight,” said Museum President John Boatright.
The timeline below chronicles the company's remarkable journey in the decade since 2007. NEW YORK - Delta held its annual meeting of shareholders today, and Delta’s nonexecutive Chairman of the Board Frank Blake announced the results of four shareholder votes: • Approval of the election...