One of my colleagues, the archivist at Delta Airlines, posted a story earlier this week about how Coke was first served on Delta flights.
Unfortunately, for the flight attendants, those small buckets did not last long. By 1941, stainless steel carriers were placed on all flights. Loaded with filled bottles, packed in ice, those carriers must have proven to be quite a challenge for women whose height could not exceed five foot, five inches and whose weight could not exceed 120 pounds. According to an article in one of our internal publications, the women needed to have the following qualities:"Complexion must be clear, teeth good, and physical condition perfect.
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