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1925–1928 1928–1930 1930–1934 1934–1951 1934 1935
1925–1928 1928–1930 1930–1934 1934–1951 1934 1935
1945–1953 1953–1955 1955–1962 1962–1968 1965-1968 1968–1995
1945–1953 1953–1955 1955–1962 1962–1968 1965-1968 1968–1995
1985–1987 1987–1995 1995–2000 2000–2004 2004–2007 2007–present
1985–1987 1987–1995 1995–2000 2000–2004 2004–2007 2007–present

Huff Daland Dusters[]

1925–1928[]

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Delta Air Services[]

1928–1930[]

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Delta Air Corporation[]

1930–1934[]

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In 1930, Delta reverted its logo back to the Huff Daland Dusters logo but keeps "Delta" brand name.

Delta Air Lines (first era)[]

1934–1951[]

Delta-1936

1934[]

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1935[]

Delta 1935
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1945–1953[]

Delta 1945
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This logo was used, in variations, until 1962. The wing on the left is left over from their first logo, and represents the Roman of travel and commerce, Mercury.

Delta-C&S Air Lines[]

1953–1955[]

DeltaC&S 1953
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In 1953, Delta merged with Chicago & Southern Air Lines which changed Delta's name to Delta-C&S Air Lines. Delta would keep that name for the next two years.

Delta Air Lines (second era)[]

1955–1962[]

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1962–1995[]

1962–1968[]

Delta-1963
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  September 1, 1962

In 1962, Delta introduced its iconic "widget" logo (representing the Greek letter Δ "Delta") for its delivery of Douglas DC-8.

1965-1968[]

Delta - 1959
Designer:  Robert Bragg of
Burke Dowling Adams
Typography:  Custom
Launched:  July 25, 1959

A "turned sideway" widget logo was introduced for the delivery of Douglas DC-9-10.

1968–1997[]

Delta 1963
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In 1968, Delta Air Lines combined the logos and liverys design used on different aircrafts with one identity, which based on their Douglas DC-8-51 design.

1985–1987[]

Delta Air Lines 1985 logo

A alternative logo was introduced by Delta in 1985 only for their customer products, while the 1968 logo continue used as the main corporate identity logo.

1987–1997[]

Delta 1993

Same to 1985 logo, it only used for Delta's customer products.

1995–2007[]

1995-2000[]

Delta Air Lines 1999
Designer:  Landor Associates
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  Unknown

In 1995, Delta introduced the first refreshed logo designed by Landor Associates after management unit change. The 1995 logo was teased on their Atlanta 1996 Olympics special livery on Boeing 767-200 and McDonnell Douglas MD-11, and officially began to use in 1997.

2000–2004[]

Delta logo 2000
Designer:  Landor Associates
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  March 23, 2000

In early 2000, Delta Air Lines updated its 1995 logo by dropping "Air Lines" from it and redesigned its classic widget logo, as part of their "Color in Motion" rebranding.

2004–2007[]

Delta logo 2004
Designer:  Landor Associates
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  July 2004

In July 2004, due to employee suggestions and to coincide with the company's 75th anniversary on June 17, 2004, Delta Air Lines reverted the 1995 logo but still removed "Air Lines" from it. As result, aircrafts painted "Color in Motion" after 2004 remains the same design but use the class widget logo in the front of fuselage instead, while aircraft painted before 2004 remain no livery change.

2007–present[]

Delta Air Lines
Designer:  Lippincott Mercer
Typography:  Custom
Launched:  April 30, 2007

On April 30, 2007, Delta Air Lines presented a completely new look, the same day the airline emerged from bankruptcy. The triangle is now all red, with one side in a slightly darker shade to give the symbol some depth.

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