BOSTON, Oct. 16, 2006 – Delta Air Lines customers this winter will find it easier to travel between the Magnificent Mile and Back Bay with new nonstop service between Boston and Chicago’s Midway Airport, effective Jan. 11, 2007. With the new service, operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair, Delta will offer customers three daily flights during the week and two daily flights on weekends, offering convenient access for business and leisure customers.

“Already serving the most destinations from Boston, Delta is pleased to continue expanding its flights to provide convenient access to our customers’ favorite business and leisure destinations,” said Bob Cortelyou, vice president – Network Planning at Delta. “With the new service to Chicago Midway, Delta will serve even more of the top markets our customers desire, and will offer the most departures at Boston from our new state-of-the-art facility at Terminal A.”

Today, Boston is one of three Delta focus cities, offering customers 93 daily departures to 29 destinations, including Florida, the West Coast and important business centers across the U.S.

To celebrate this new service, Delta is offering customers special introductory fares for travel between Boston and Chicago Midway. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 8, 2006.

 

 

Sample sale fares between:
One-way price:
Boston and Chicago Midway
$69

*Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available for purchase only on delta.com or from a travel agent. See below for more details.

 

Delta’s new service between Boston and Chicago will be operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair using the comfortable, quiet 50-seat Bombardier regional jet.

The flights are scheduled as follows:

Delta’s new nonstop service between Chicago and Boston effective Jan. 11, 2007

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
5657
Boston at 6:35 a.m.
Chicago Midway at 8:25 a.m.
5658
Boston at 1 p.m.
Chicago Midway at 2:50 p.m.
5659
Boston at 4:35 p.m.
Chicago Midway at 6:25 p.m.
5657
Chicago Midway at 8:55 a.m.
Boston at 12:10 p.m.
5658
Chicago Midway at 3:20 p.m.
Boston at 6:35 p.m.
5659
Chicago Midway at 6:55 p.m.
Boston at 10:10 p.m.

 

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) operates service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 291 destinations in 46 countries. With more than 50 new international routes added in the last year, Delta is America’s fastest growing international airline and is the world’s leading carrier between the United States and destinations across Europe, India and Israel with flights to 29 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers nearly 400 weekly flights to 48 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on more than 14,000 flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. Including its SkyTeam and worldwide codeshare partners, Delta offers flights to 450 worldwide destinations in 92 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.

All travel will be on Delta Connection carrier Comair.

Restrictions: Fares shown are available for purchase only on delta.com or from your travel agent. Tickets cost $10 more if purchased from Delta over the telephone or $15 more if purchased at an airport or city ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Travel agents may impose an additional service charge for ticketing. Tickets are nontransferable. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights or in all markets. Tickets: Fares shown are one-way. Round-trip purchase is not required. Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure, but no later than November 8, 2006. See delta.com for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after January 11, 2007 and must be completed by March 20, 2007. Blackout Dates: Travel is not permitted February 16, 17, 19, 24, or 25, 2007. Fare Validity: Fares are valid only in the Economy (Coach) cabin on nonstop Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights to/from Chicago Midway Airport and Boston, MA. Minimum Stay: None Maximum Stay: March 20, 2007. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Fares are nonrefundable. Delta may permit you to apply a portion of the fare value to future travel upon payment of applicable fees and fare difference, otherwise the ticket will have no value. Delta may allow you to cancel certain electronic tickets until midnight of the day after purchase (or midnight of the departure date of the first flight, whichever comes first) without penalty if purchased at the time of reservation directly from Delta. Contact a Delta agent or visit delta.com for details. Taxes/Fees: Fares do not include a $3.30 Federal Excise Tax which will be imposed on each flight segment in the passenger’s ticketed itinerary. A flight segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $18, depending on itinerary, or September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per round-trip. These taxes and fees are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is purchased. Bonus SkyMiles: Earn 500 bonus miles for each flown round-trip ticket purchase at delta.com. All SkyMiles program rules apply to bonus offer. To review the rules, please visit delta.com/skymiles. Miscellaneous: Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. ©2006 Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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