BOSTON, Aug. 28, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will offer customers in the Northeast more choice and convenience this fall with new service between Boston and Philadelphia. Beginning Nov. 5, Delta Connection carrier Comair will operate four, daily nonstop flights between Boston’s Logan International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport.
The new service is part of Delta’s continued expansion at Boston and complements recently announced service between Boston and Louisville, Ky. operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair starting Sept. 6, 2007.
“We are pleased to continue to expand our reach in the Northeast, offering our customers in Boston and Philadelphia more options and convenience when traveling for business or pleasure," said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s senior vice president – Network Planning. “As Boston’s largest carrier in terms of destinations, we are thrilled to further expand our network with the inauguration of service to Philadelphia.”
Customers may purchase tickets for the new flights via delta.com and other ticketing channels. Flights are scheduled as follows:
|5147||Boston at 7 a.m.||Philadelphia at 8:30 a.m.||Daily|
|5207||Boston at 11 a.m.||Philadelphia at 12:28 p.m.||Daily|
|5587||Boston at 3 p.m.||Philadelphia at 4:30 p.m.||Daily|
|5597||Boston at 6 p.m.||Philadelphia at 7:35 p.m.||Daily|
|5178||Philadelphia at 7 a.m.||Boston at 8:20 a.m.||Daily|
|5438||Philadelphia at 9 a.m.||Boston at 10:28 a.m.||Daily|
|5528||Philadelphia at 1 p.m.||Boston at 2:26 p.m.||Daily|
|5580||Philadelphia at 5 p.m.||Boston at 6:26 p.m.||Daily|
Delta offers Boston customers extensive amenities afforded by the airline’s new Terminal A facility at Logan Airport, including business services, shopping and restaurants. The new terminal boasts state-of-the-art technology to ensure a convenient travel experience for customers, including 32 self-service kiosks, gate information display screens at every gate and two Crown Room Clubs.
Comair is a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines and a Delta Connection carrier. With a team of more than 6,600 aviation professionals, the airline operates 757 flights a day to 196 cities in the United States and Canada. Comair has a fleet of 133 regional jets in 50- and 70-seat configurations.
Delta Air Lines operates service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 328 destinations in 56 countries. Since 2005, Delta has added more international capacity than all other major U.S. airlines combined and is a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 36 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 600 weekly flights to nearly 60 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 15,000 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 481 worldwide destinations in 105 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
** Based on August 2007 schedule