LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will continue to grow its West Coast gateway to Mexico and Latin America at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with new non-stop flights to the Guanajuato city of León, Mexico effective July 1. The new flights to León are the latest addition to a series of more than 10 new non-stop Mexican destinations served by Delta and the Delta Connection carriers from Los Angeles.
Located in the geographic center of Mexico, León is the largest city in the state of Guanajuato. Known as the Shoe Capital of Mexico, this dynamic commercial center relies heavily on the leather industry that produces shoes, belts, jackets and other accessories for sale in Mexico and around the world. Travelers to León can now explore the town on the new rapid bus transportation system called, the Optibus, the first of its kind in Mexico.
To celebrate the new service to León, Delta is offering a special low introductory rate from Los Angeles to León of $99* one-way for tickets purchased through June 5, 2007 at delta.com or through a travel agent.
Delta’s schedule between Los Angeles and Leon effective July 1:
|7670||Los Angeles at 10:25 a.m.||Leon at 3:51 p.m.||Daily except Wednesdays||Delta Connection carrier ExpressJet|
|7670||Leon at 4:25 p.m.||Los Angeles at 5:48 p.m.||Daily except Wednesdays||Delta Connection carrier ExpressJet|
Delta’s expansion to Mexico and Latin America is the latest in a series of efforts to further enhance service for Hispanic travelers by offering more flight options that connect U.S. Hispanic customers to their favorite destinations. Some of the newest Latin American and Mexico destinations Delta serves from Los Angeles include: Guatemala City, Guatemala, Liberia, Costa Rica, Torreon, Mexico, Tijuana, Mexico (starting June 7)** and Zacatecas, Mexico (starting June 8)**.
Delta Air Lines offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 311 destinations in 52 countries. With more than 60 new international routes added in the last year, Delta is adding international flights at a faster rate than any other major U.S. airline and is a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 32 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 600 weekly flights to 58 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 462 worldwide destinations in 98 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
*Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. See below for more details.
**Subject to foreign government approval.
Terms and Conditions:
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection carriers ExpressJet or ASA.
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