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.
“As the only airline to offer service to customers in all 50 states, Delta is pleased to continue expanding its domestic footprint by offering convenient nonstop flights between popular business destinations,” said Bob Cortelyou, vice president – Network Planning at Delta. “The new service marks our 12th point-to-point market within Florida; 13th destination from the nation’s capital and 28th city from Boston.”
In total, Delta has now added more than 80 new domestic routes since last fall as it restructures its network to improve customers’ options for travel throughout the United States. Delta is the largest U.S. airline in terms of destinations served.
To celebrate the new service, for a limited time, Delta is offering customers special introductory fares between $79 and $99 one way, based on a round-trip purchase. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 15 and travel completed by Nov. 7 – there are no blackout dates.
Special one-way introductory airfares (based on a round-trip purchase) between
|Boston and Dayton||$79|
|Savannah and Washington, D.C.||$89|
|Jacksonville and Pensacola||$99|
Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available only for purchase on delta.com or from a travel agent. See below for more details.
The flights are scheduled as follows:
Delta’s new non-stop service between Boston and Dayton, Ohio effective Sept. 11, 2006
|5273||Boston at 8:45 a.m.||Dayton at 11:13 a.m.|
|5496||Dayton at 11:45 a.m.||Boston at 1:55 p.m.|
Delta’s new non-stop service between Savannah and Washington, D.C. effective Sept. 16, 2006
|4500||Savannah at 2:20 p.m.||Washington, D.C. at 4:01 p.m.|
|4499||Washington, D.C. at 11:30 a.m.||Savannah at 1:16 p.m.|
Delta’s new non-stop service between Jacksonville and Pensacola effective Sept. 11, 2006
|5119||Jacksonville at 7:00 a.m.||Pensacola at 7:17 a.m.|
|5050||Pensacola at 7:00 a.m.||Jacksonville at 9:13 a.m.|
Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any other global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 295 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 Europe with flights to 29 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America, Delta offers nearly 500 weekly flights to 47 destinations and is quickly becoming the second-largest carrier in the region. 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 partners, Delta offers flights to 463 worldwide destinations in 95 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, Freedom Airlines, Shuttle America and SkyWest.
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 non-transferable. 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 required. Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure, but no later than August 15, 2006. See delta.com for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after September 11, 2006 between Jacksonville, FL and Pensacola, FL, and between Boston, MA and Dayton, OH; on or after September 16 between Washington, DC (Reagan National Airport only) and Savannah, GA and all travel must be completed by November 7, 2006. Blackout Dates: None. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights only. For travel between Washington, DC (Reagan National Airport only) and Savannah, GA, fares apply only on Saturday on nonstop flights operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines. Fares between Jacksonville, FL and Pensacola, FL and between Boston, MA and Dayton, OH apply only on nonstop service operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair. Minimum Stay: One night. Maximum Stay: November 7, 2006. 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 $18.00, 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. Miscellaneous: Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. © 2006 Delta Air Lines, Inc