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Delta Air Service was founded in 1924 in Macon, Georgia by Huff Dusters,it   was the first aerial crop dusting company in existence.   In the upcoming year, Huff Duster was bought out by C.E. Woolman and move the corporate head quarters to Monroe, Louisiana.   In 1928 Delta opened their first passenger route which was from Dallas, Texas to Jackson, Mississippi, via Shreveport and Monroe.   This service was terminated in 1930 but restarted their passenger service in 1934 which connected Charleston, SC to Forth Worth, TX through stops in Columbia, Augusta, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Meridian.   In 1941, Delta moved its headquarters once again from Monroe to Atlanta, to center itself along its new route that now stretched to Chicago, Miami and New Orleans.   In 1953, Delta purchased the Chicago and Southern Air Lines, and flew under the name Delta C & S for the next two years.   Delta Pioneers the hub and spoke system in which they fly passengers to a hub airport where then they connect to their final destination.   In 1970 Delta started an all-jet passenger service with the Boeing 747.   A few years later Northeast Airlines merged with Delta. Delta become a major carrier in New York and Boston, with direct routes from New York and New England to Florida. Delta began operating the Boeing 727.   In 1984 Delta strengthened ties to regional airlines partners through its Delta Connections program and started a service to Hawaii.   In 1987 Western Airlines merged with Delta; it became the fourth largest U.S. carrier and fifth largest world carrier.   In 1991, Delta purchased   substantially all of Pan Am's transatlantic routes and the Pan Am Shuttle, making this the largest acquisition of flights in airline history. After the   acquisition Delta become a global carrier.   Delta returned to profitability in fourth quarter, fiscal year 1995 since occurring financial difficulties in 1987.   In   1997 Begins expansion of U.S.- Latin American. Introduction of new aircraft livery. Delta...

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