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New service to Montrose/Telluride solidifies Delta’s position as a leading carrier to ski destinations throughout the West

ATLANTA, May 24, 2006 – Delta Air Lines this winter will offer customers more choices for ski vacations than ever before with new and expanded service to and from 11 exciting ski destinations throughout the western United States and Canada. Delta’s newest ski destination of Telluride Colo. will be served daily between Montrose/Telluride and Salt Lake City, and on Saturdays between Montrose/Telluride and Delta’s largest hub in Atlanta. Additionally, Delta will add daily nonstop service between Atlanta and Steamboat Springs, Colo.Delta will also expand service between Salt Lake City and Aspen, Colo., and between Atlanta and Bozeman, Mont., Jackson Hole, Wyo. and Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

“Delta has always offered our ski aficionados access to several popular ski destinations and this ski season we’ll be offering more than ever before,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president of network planning. “Because the ski destinations are accessible from all three of our major hubs - including Salt Lake City which is a ski destination in itself – Delta customers worldwide can reach any of these fantastic ski destinations with just one stop.

“The new service to Montrose/Telluride provides customers with Delta’s first access to this premier ski area, home to some of the most challenging and scenic skiing in the U.S.” said Cortelyou. “The addition of Montrose/Telluride to our ski destination portfolio solidifies Delta’s place as a leading carrier for skiing enthusiasts throughout the world.”

Delta’s new service to Montrose/Telluride from Salt Lake City will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest using quiet and comfortable Bombardier regional jets. Saturday service from Atlanta will operate with an MD-88 aircraft. This new service complements the return of seasonal service between Cincinnati and Jackson Hole and Vail, Colo.; and between Atlanta and Vail and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Year-round service already operates between Salt Lake City and Aspen, Bozeman, Durango, Colo., Calgary, Jackson Hole, Reno/Lake Tahoe and Vancouver, and between Atlanta and Reno/Lake Tahoe.

Flights to Delta’s ski destinations are now available for sale to customers on delta.com. A complete schedule of new and returning service to Delta’s ski destinations is as follows:

Delta’s new service to Montrose/Telluride:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Service
Begins
1593
Atlanta at 9:15 a.m.
Montrose at 11:04 a.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23
1594
Montrose at 11:55 a.m.
Atlanta at 4:55 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23
40381
Salt Lake City at 9:30a.m.
Montrose at 10:33 a.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23
40391
Montrose at 11:05 a.m.
Salt Lake City at 12:08 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23
40401
Salt Lake City at 11:00 a.m.
Montrose at 12:03 p.m.
Daily except Saturday
Dec. 21
40401
Montrose at 1:12 p.m.
Salt Lake City at 2:15 p.m.
Daily except Saturday
Dec. 21
40401
Salt Lake City at 1:05 p.m.
Montrose at 2:08 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23
40401
Montrose at 3:05 p.m.
Salt Lake City at 4:08 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23

1Operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest

 

Delta’s additional seasonal service to Steamboat/Hayden:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Service
Begins
1735
Atlanta at 9:45 a.m.
Steamboat at 11:34 a.m.
Daily
Dec. 23
1734
Steamboat at 12:20 p.m.
Atlanta at 5:28 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 23
48561
Salt Lake City at 11:10 a.m.
Steamboat at 12:11 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 16
48571
Steamboat at 1:00 p.m.
Salt Lake City at 2:12 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 16
48581
Salt Lake City at 1:05 p.m.
Steamboat at 2:06 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 16
48591
Steamboat at 3:05 p.m.
Salt Lake City at 4:17 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 16

1Operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines

 

Delta’s additional seasonal service to Aspen1:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Service
Begins
4046
Salt Lake City at 9:44 a.m.
Aspen at 10:45 a.m.
Daily
Dec. 16
4047
Aspen at 11:20 a.m.
Salt Lake City at 12:25 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 16

1Operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest

 

Delta’s additional seasonal service to Calgary:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Service
Begins
799
Atlanta at 9:30 a.m.
Calgary at 12:15 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23
772
Calgary at 1:15 p.m.
Atlanta at 7:25 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23

 

Delta’s additional seasonal service to Jackson Hole:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Service
Begins
1403
Atlanta at 11:40 a.m.
Jackson Hole at 2:00 p.m.
Wed. and Sat.
Dec. 23
1404
Jackson Hole at 2:50 p.m.
Atlanta at 8:20 p.m.
Wed. and Sat.
Dec. 23
1545
Cincinnati at 9:50 a.m.
Jackson Hole at 11:30 a.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 16
1546
Jackson Hole12:30 p.m.
Cincinnati at 5:45 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 16
1698*
Salt Lake City at 11:24 a.m.
Jackson Hole at 12:24 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 16
1699*
Jackson Hole at 1:15 p.m.
Salt Lake City at 2:11 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 16

*In addition to 4x Daily Year Round Service

 

Delta’s seasonal service to Bozeman:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Service
Begins
1439
Atlanta at 10:45 a.m.
Bozeman at 1:20 p.m.
Wed. and Sat.
Dec. 23
1438
Bozeman at 2:05 p.m.
Atlanta at 7:42 p.m.
Wed. and Sat.
Dec. 23

 

Delta’s seasonal service to Vail:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Service
Begins
1559
Atlanta at 9:48 a.m.
Vail at 11:25 a.m.
Daily
Dec. 21
1558
Vail at 12:20 p.m.
Atlanta at 5:24 p.m.
Daily
Dec. 21
1667
Cincinnati at 10:45 a.m.
Vail at 12:05 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23
1668
Vail at 1:05 p.m.
Cincinnati at 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays
Dec. 23

 

Delta’s additional service to Vancouver:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Service
Begins
1741
Atlanta at 7:00 p.m.
Vancouver at 9:30 p.m.
4x Weekly
Dec. 14
1740
Vancouver at 7:15 a.m.
Atlanta at 2:45 p.m.
4x Weekly
Dec. 15

 

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) is one of the world’s fastest growing international carriers with more than 50 new international routes added or announced in the last year. Delta offers flights to 447 destinations in 96 countries on Delta, Delta Shuttle, the Delta Connection carriers and its worldwide partners. In summer 2006, Delta plans to offer customers more destinations and departures between the U.S., Europe, India and Israel than any global airline*, including service on 11 new transatlantic routes from its Atlanta and New York-JFK hubs. Delta also is a major carrier to Mexico, South and Central America and the Caribbean, with nearly 40 routes announced, added or applied to serve since Jan. 1, 2005. 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. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.

*From the US, based on July 2006 OAG.
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on Delta Connection carriers SkyWest and Atlantic Southeast Airlines.

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