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Title Delta-Singapore Alliance Plate
Date 10/26/1989
Collection Whit Hawkins Collection
Object Name Plate, Decorative
Catalog Number 2017.140.140
Description Pewter plate with broad decorative rim. Etched in center with Singapore Airlines logo and text: "TO COMMEMORATE THE BEGINNING OF / A NEW AND LASTING RELATIONSHIP / BETWEEN / DELTA AIR LINES AND SINGAPORE AIRLINES / 26 OCTOBER 1989"
Artist/Maker Royal Selangor
Diameter (in) 11.25
Height (in) 0.75
Provenance Owned by Whit Hawkins.

On October 26, 1989, Delta and Singapore Airlines entered a strategic alliance in which each company bought a $2.5 million stake in the other and announced a 10-year agreement to operate joint schedules and marketing programs. In December, Singapore Airlines joined a partnership formed by Delta and Swissair earlier that year in March.
People Hawkins, W. Whitley "Whit," 1931-2017
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Singapore Airlines
Asia Pacific
Subjects Codeshare agreements
Commemoration
Gifts
Transpacific travel
Credit line Gift of Betty B. Hawkins in memory of William Whitley Hawkins