|Title||Delta DC-8 Royal Jet Service is for Everybody|
|Collection||Delta Air Lines Audiovisual: Print Advertising|
|Object Name||Ad, Print|
|Extent of Description||1 magazine advertisement, 10.25"x14"|
|Creator||Burke Dowling Adams (BDA)|
|Admin/Biographical History||This is one of Delta's early jet service advertisements, published in the Saturday Evening Post magazine, 10/17/1959 issue. Delta inaugurated the world's first Douglas DC-8 jet service on September 18, 1959.|
|Scope & Content||
Full-color magazine advertisement. Title/Subtitle: "Delta DC-8 Royal Jet Service is for Everybody / Deluxe First Class and Thrifty Supercoach."
Text: "Passengers on Delta's initial DC-8 Royal Jet Service flights between Atlanta and New York will be quick to recognize that a new standard of luxury and comfort have been established in this swift moving Jet Age. World's newest, largest true jetliner, the DC-8 is years ahead in design and decor. Quiet, vibration-free cabins of new beauty and spaciousness feature the accomodations for both first class and supercoach passengers. Cruising at nearly 600 mph, these luxurious jetliners provide a host of new conveniencesand sustantially more individual room for all passengers. Inaugural service over routes shown on the map will be effective: Atlanta-New York, now operating/ Chicago/Miami, Atlanta/Miami, October 15 / Remainder of pattern by late November."
Route map shows "Initial Delta Royal Jet Service Routes" to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Miami, New Orleans, New York
|Credit line||Gift of Debra Joseph|
Delta Air Lines
Royal Jet Service
Logo, Delta Classic Widget
New York, N.Y.
New Orleans, La.