|Title||Delta-Singapore Alliance Plate|
|Collection||Whit Hawkins Collection|
|Object Name||Plate, Decorative|
|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"|
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.
Hawkins, W. Whitley "Whit," 1931-2017
Delta Air Lines
|Credit line||Gift of Betty B. Hawkins in memory of William Whitley Hawkins|