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JACKSONVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2006 – Delta – the only U.S. airline to serve all 50 states – will add Jacksonville, N.C. to its expanding network this winter, giving customers convenient access to Delta’s largest hub in Atlanta. Beginning Dec. 11, 2006, customers in Jacksonville, home to the U.S. Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, will have access to two daily nonstop flights to Atlanta, with connecting opportunities to more than 180 destinations worldwide.

“As we continue to expand the number of domestic destinations we serve, Delta is pleased to offer nonstop service between our flagship hub in Atlanta and our ninth destination in North Carolina,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president – Network Planning. “Customers in Jacksonville will enjoy the excellent service offered on board the quiet, comfortable Bombardier regional jet, including two-by-two all-leather seating.”

With the new service, Delta will offer North Carolina customers 99 daily departures to its hubs and focus cities, including nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham, Fayetteville, Asheville, Kinston, Wilmington, Charlotte, Pinehurst, Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem and Jacksonville.

Delta’s new flights between Jacksonville and Atlanta will be operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines using 40-seat regional jets. These quiet, comfortable aircraft feature an all-leather interior and two-by-two seating in which every seat is a window or an aisle.

Flights will be available for sale at on Aug. 22 and are scheduled as follows:

Delta’s new daily service* between Jacksonville and Atlanta, effective Dec. 11, 2006




Flight Departs Arrives
4481 Jacksonville at 7:25 a.m. Atlanta at 8:51 a.m.
4479 Jacksonville at 12:25 p.m. Atlanta at 1:51 p.m.
4480 Atlanta at 10:30 a.m. Jacksonville at 11:55 a.m.
4482** Atlanta at 7:35 p.m. Jacksonville at 9 p.m.


*Operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines
**Service begins Dec. 10

To celebrate Delta’s newest service, the airline also is offering special introductory fares from Jacksonville.

Sample one-way introductory airfares (based on a round-trip purchase) between Jacksonville and:




Atlanta $99
Tampa $99
San Antonio, Texas $109
Los Angeles $179
San Diego $179



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

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any 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 destinations across Europe, India and Israel with flights to 29 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America, Delta offers nearly 500 weekly flights to 47 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 470 worldwide destinations in 96 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at

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 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 September 12, 2006. See for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after December 11, 2006 and must be completed by February 15, 2007.  Blackout Dates:  Travel is not permitted December 21, 2006 through January 2, 2007.  Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights only. Minimum Stay: One night. Maximum Stay: February 15, 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 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.

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