Airline Industry : Delta Airlines

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Though Delta Airlines which is my choice of Airline does not operate solely as cargo carrier

but as both passengers and Cargo carrier. Usually people ask where the difference between

passengers and cargo carrier lies and the difference is simply the schedule and types of aircrafts

used in each operation. For cargo only freighters there is no need for windows, seats and other

comforts usually expected by customers. But operating a combined passenger/cargo aircraft,

most basic requirements must be met when it comes to customer’s comfort and that is where

Delta Airlines falls in this category.

Introduction:

Delta Air Lines’ long history of service actually began in agriculture, when the company was

founded in 1924 as the world’s first aerial crop dusting organization called Huff Daland Dusters.

In fact, if the boll weevil had not marched out of Mexico prior to the turn of this century to

devastate the cotton fields of the South, there might not have been a Delta Air Lines. When the

weevil’s relentless destruction reached the Mississippi Valley, such a serious economic threat

faced the South that the Bureau of Entomology operated a laboratory in Tallulah, Louisiana, as

the base for an intensified cotton insect investigation. Directing the activities at the laboratory

was Dr. B. R. Extension Department of Coad, assisted by a young district agent with the

Louisiana State University, C. E. Woolman. Woolman, an agricultural engineering graduate of…

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