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    Delta Airlines

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    Delta Airlines Who would have thought that a major airline of today could contribute it's success to Boll Weevil insects that decimated the cotton fields of the south. Some say there would not have been a Delta Airlines at all if it were not for the Boll Weevil infestation of the early 1920's. Even the name came from the Mississippi Delta where the Boll Weevil's plagued many cotton fields. According to the book Delta Airlines by Jones, C.E. Woolman was the assistant district agent working for

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    particular airline. Delta as we know it today, traces its roots way back to 1924. Huff Daland Dusters was founded as the world’s first aerial crop dusting organization. In 1928 the company became Delta Air Service, and the following year Delta carried its first passengers over a route stretching from Dallas, Texas to Jackson, Mississippi with stops in Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana. In 1941, the company moved its headquarters from Monroe to Atlanta, Georgia. Although headquartered in Atlanta, Delta is

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    Before Delta It all started in 1924, at Macon, Georgia and back then it was not called Delta. It went by the name of Huff-Daland Dusters. Its main purpose was for aerial crop dusting to fight against insect infestation on cotton fields. The idea of deploying chemical from above to treat the infestation problem was introduced by a government entomologist Dr. Coad. After a brief research period, a contract was awarded to Huff-Daland Manufacturing to design an aerial delivery method. Huff-Daland

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    American Airlines and Delta Airlines

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    Over the years there have been many airlines that have come and gone. Some only lasted a short time, while others have seen many generations. There are a plethora of factors that decide whether or not an airline will survive, and an effective marketing mix along with a realistic PESTE analysis is near the top of the list. When it comes to airlines that have stood the test of time, American Airlines and Delta immediately come to mind. These airlines saw the birth of the commercial aviation and

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    Delta Airlines Marketing

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    Airlines were a hard sell in the start, mainly due to other modes of transportation such as the train, car, and boat. However, that started to change, as most airlines offered travel additional flexibility with geographical area and time. In order to sell that flexibility and time, airlines have to sell their product, travel from one area to another area, with that comes marketing. Airlines have been utilizing the market strategy for many years during regulation and more than ever after deregulation

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    Delta Airlines History

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    A Brief History of Delta Airlines In the early 1900’s, the boll weevil was decimating cotton fields all across the southern United States. In 1916, Dr. Coan and Mr. Woolman discovered that a calcium arsenate powder eradicated the pests without harming the plant, however, they needed a more efficient was of dispersing the powder of millions of acres of cotton fields. After obtaining funding from Congress and two Army Jenny planes, the two began to experiment with the delivery system (Agricultural

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    worked closely with him during his time as CEO. Adapting to his core values of what created the Delta family promised a great future ahead for the company. It was not until Ron Allen became CEO did the company start to turn south. I believe the reasoning behind Ron Allen’s failures were because he had little to no exposure to Mr. Woolman and his core values he deployed to create a successful airline. The Delta Board told Ron Allen it was over in early 1997, but allowed him to remain with the company until

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    Delta Airlines has a long history within the aviation industry. Delta Airlines started as a crop dusting operation, Huff Daland Dusters, out of Macon, Georgia in 1924. In 1925 Huff Daland Duster’s headquarters moved to Monroe, Louisiana to lengthen their reach from Florida, Arkansas, California, and Mexico. At this time, Huff Daland Dusters operated eighteen aircraft, making them the largest privately owned fleet in the world. In 1928 C.E. Woolman, founded Delta Air Lines and bought Huff Daland Dusters

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    Have you ever wondered how an airline company gets back to the competition in the airline industry from its bankruptcy? Richard H. Anderson, the author of this article and also the CEO of Delta airlines, proved that innovative thinking can be used to revive from an airline company’s bankruptcy by letting Delta airlines come back to the industry. It is hard to imagine what kind of innovative thinking can be used for such big issue like bankruptcy because airline companies are very difficult to control

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    Delta and The Future of The Airline Industry

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    IV. The Future of the Airline Industry The Airline Industry is in an interesting situation. Simply adding a low cost alternative is not enough in the industry. The Internet has made the power of buyers grow with the transparency of ticket prices. This is not something that will change any time soon. Because of this profitability is predominately reserved for low-cost yet distinctive carriers. No consumer wants to ride what they consider a “lesser” airline. Airlines need a way to distinguish themselves

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