Aug. 1, 2006 1:30 p.m.
ATLANTA, Aug. 1, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is being recognized today by the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a division of the Department of Defense, for its extensive support of National Guard and Reserve employees. Jerry Grinstein, Delta’s CEO, together with ESGR’s executive director, Bob Hollingsworth, signed a Five Star Statement of Support during a ceremony today at Delta’s Atlanta headquarters.
July 31, 2006 3:57 p.m.
ATLANTA, July 31, 2006 – Delta Air Lines – the world’s largest airline in terms of destinations served – is inviting customers to feel the rush of big waves on Oahu’s North Shore, soak up the sun on Waikiki Beach or pay tribute to the USS Arizona with special sale fares to Honolulu this fall.
July 28, 2006 12:39 p.m.
NEW YORK, July 28, 2006 – Delta Air Lines – the world’s largest airline between the United States and Europe – has reached a definitive agreement with United Airlines to acquire the route authority to serve London nonstop from its fast-growing hub at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The agreement, which is subject to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) approval and certain other closing conditions, will allow Delta for the first time to operate daily round-trip flights between New York-JFK and London’s Gatwick Airport.
July 24, 2006 12:42 p.m.
ATLANTA, July 24, 2006 – Delta Air Lines will make it even easier for customers to vacation or conduct business in two of the Caribbean’s most popular countries – Dominican Republic and Trinidad and Tobago. Delta is adding new nonstop fights between Atlanta and Santiago de Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic; New York-JFK and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; and Atlanta and Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, effective Dec. 9, 2006*.
July 24, 2006 12:41 p.m.
ATLANTA, July 24, 2006 – Business travel will be more convenient this fall as Delta Air Lines adds new point-to-point flights between Boston and Dayton, Ohio; and between Jacksonville and Pensacola, Fla. effective Sept. 11, 2006. Delta Connection carrier Comair will operate one daily round-trip flight in each market using quiet and comfortable Bombardier regional jets. Additionally, customers in Savannah, Ga. will benefit from new Saturday service to Washington, D.C., effective Sept. 16, 2006, operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines.
July 20, 2006 3:59 p.m.
BALTIMORE, July 20, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is making it easier for customers returning to the United States from Lebanon to purchase one-way, reduced-rate travel from Baltimore-Washington International Airport. Should Delta’s lower fares not be available, Delta is offering a 50 percent off* discount on full coach, walk-up fares for one-way travel from Baltimore to any of Delta’s 211 destinations in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
July 19, 2006 5:33 p.m.
ATLANTA, July 19, 2006 – SkyTeam carriers Delta Air Lines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today announced that they will start codesharing beyond their hubs, following approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation earlier this year. The two carriers will provide customers with service to destinations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East from their hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta and New York-JFK.
July 12, 2006 3:59 p.m.
ATLANTA, July 12, 2006 – Delta Air Lines – the world’s largest airline in terms of destinations served – is inviting customers to explore its expanding international route system with special low fares for travel to exciting destinations around the world.
July 6, 2006 4:57 p.m.
ATLANTA, July 6, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for June 2006 1,2 . System traffic for June 2006 decreased 0.1 percent from June 2005 with a capacity decrease of 3.0 percent. Delta’s system load factor was 84.5 percent in June 2006, which represents the company’s highest system load factor achieved in any month and includes the highest daily load factor on record – 94.4 percent on June 30th.
July 6, 2006 12:44 p.m.
MARATHON, Fla., July 6, 2006 – Delta Air Lines, Florida’s No. 1 airline in terms of passengers carried and destinations served, will make history in Florida again with the addition of new daily nonstop service between Marathon, Fla. and Atlanta, effective Feb. 15, 2007. Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines will operate the daily flights. The new service mirrors Delta’s historic decision to add nonstop flights between Key West and Atlanta in 2002, making Delta the only airline to offer nonstop service to the Florida Keys from a city outside of Florida.