NEW YORK, June 18, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced today new nonstop daily service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Buenos Aires, Argentina, starting Dec. 18, 2008.*
The new Delta flight to Buenos Aires complements the airline’s existing daily service to Argentina from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Delta’s schedule between New York-JFK and Buenos Aires starting Dec.18, 2008:
|DL 193||New York-JFK at 10 p.m.||Buenos Aires at 12:20 p.m.||Mon/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun|
|DL 192**||Buenos Aires at 10:15 p.m.||New York-JFK at 6:25 a.m.||Mon/Tue/Fri/Sat/Sun|
In celebration of the new JFK-Buenos Aires service, Delta offers a special one-way introductory fare of $459*** for travel between Jan. 5 and Feb. 27, 2009. Round-trip ticket purchase required. Tickets must be purchased by July 1, 2008. Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. Details are included below.
“Delta continues to move forward with its international expansion despite current challenges of escalating fuel costs, and today we are a strong, competitive leader in the industry,” said Christophe Didier, vice president of Sales and Government Affairs for Latin America and the Caribbean for Delta. “This new flight between New York and Buenos Aires is a tremendously important step as we add more routes and destinations throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean.”
Delta recently announced its new flight between New York-JFK and Bogotá, Colombia, scheduled to begin Aug. 19. From New York, the airline also offers year-round and seasonal nonstop service to 18 destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Guatemala City, Panama City, Sao Paulo, and San Jose and Liberia, Costa Rica, among others.
Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 324 destinations in 62 countries. Delta has added more international capacity than any major U.S. airline during the last two years and is the leader across the Atlantic with flights to 43 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers 600 weekly flights to 62 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on more than 16,000 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 474 worldwide destinations in 104 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
*Subject to foreign government approval.
***Terms and Conditions: Fare shown is available at delta.com. Tickets cost $25 more if purchased from Delta over the phone, or at a Delta ticket counter, and this amount is nonrefundable. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited. Tickets: Tickets must be purchased within 3 days after reservations are made, but no later than July 1, 2008. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after January, 5 2009 and must be completed by February 27, 2009. Blackout Dates: None. Fare Validity: Fare is valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta flights only. Minimum Stay: Saturday night stay required. Maximum Stay: All travel must be completed by February 27, 2009. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Tickets are nonrefundable except in accordance with Delta’s cancellation policy. Fees may apply for downgrades/reissues and itinerary changes. Contact a Delta agent or visit delta.com for details. Taxes/Fees: A $3.50 Federal Excise Tax, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50 for each flight segment, and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment are not included. International fares do not include U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $30.80 and U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similarly based charges, fees or taxes of up to $299, depending on itinerary. Taxes and fees must be paid when the ticket is purchased. Baggage Charges: For travel within the United States/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands, no fee for 1 checked bag and $25 fee for second checked bag. For all other travel, no fee for 2 checked bags and $150 fee for third checked bag. Allowances subject to size/weight limits. Contact a delta agent or visit delta.com for details. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. ©2008 Delta Air Lines, Inc.