ATLANTA, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced today it has introduced leisure sale fares in most domestic and some international markets. The reductions offer significant savings on 21-day advance-purchase domestic fares to many popular destinations.

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A few sample domestic sale fares, effective immediately, include:

                                      Each-way fare* (based on
    From              To               round-trip purchase)
    Atlanta           Orlando                    $59
    Atlanta           Portland                  $194
    Cincinnati        Ft. Lauderdale            $119
    Memphis           San Diego                 $164
    New York-Kennedy  Ft. Lauderdale             $79
    Salt Lake City    San Francisco              $89
    Salt Lake City    Tampa                      $99

*Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. See below for details.

Sample international sale fares, effective immediately, include:

                                                      Each-way fare* (based on
    From              To                               round-trip purchase)
    Atlanta           Nassau, Bahamas                           $159
    Atlanta           Santiago, Chile                           $429
    Detroit           Frankfurt, Germany                        $269
    Los Angeles       Sydney, Australia                         $329
    Los Angeles       Tokyo, Japan                              $399
    New York-Kennedy  London-Heathrow, United Kingdom           $189
    Pittsburgh        Paris-Charles de Gaulle, France           $289
    Portland          Tokyo, Japan                              $429


*Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. See below for details.

Availability is limited and tickets must be purchased by Aug. 3, 2009 for international destinations and Aug. 14, 2009 for domestic itineraries at delta.com, or via Delta reservations or ticket counter at a slightly higher fare.

Delta Air Lines is the world's No. 1 airline. From its hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Amsterdam and Tokyo-Narita, Delta, its Northwest subsidiary and Delta Connection carriers offer service to 382 destinations in 69 countries and serves more than 170 million passengers each year. Delta's marketing alliances allow customers to earn and redeem either SkyMiles or WorldPerks on more than 16,000 daily flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners. Delta's more than 70,000 employees worldwide are reshaping the aviation industry as the only U.S. airline to offer a full global network. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and flight status at delta.com.

A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on Delta Air Lines, Delta's wholly owned subsidiary Northwest Airlines; SkyTeam partners: Air France/KLM and Alitalia; or Delta codeshare partners: Brit Air and City Jet, Alaska Airlines, American Eagle and Horizon Air Industries; and/or Delta Connection carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, Compass Airlines, Freedom Airlines, Mesaba, Pinnacle Airlines, Shuttle America, and SkyWest.

*Terms and Conditions: Fares shown available at delta.com. Tickets cost $20 more if purchased from Delta/Northwest over the phone, $35 more at a Delta/Northwest ticket counter or ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited. Tickets: For International travel, tickets must be purchased no later than August 3, 2009. For Domestic travel, tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure but no later than August 14, 2009. Travel Period: For International travel, travel may begin August 18, 2009 through November 30, 2009, and for travel to Europe all travel must be completed by December 18, 2009. For Domestic travel, travel may begin on or after August 18, 2009. Travel must be completed by November 19, 2009. Blackout Dates: To/from Nassau and Santiago: September 3-8, 2009 and November 19-29, 2009. From Los Angeles to Sydney: September 30-October 19, 2009. From Sydney: September 30-October 4, 2009. To Portland: August 18-25, 2009; August 30-September 3, 2009 and September 16-20, 2009. From San Francisco: August 22-29, 2009 and September 21-28, 2009. To San Francisco: August 18-25, 2009. From Los Angeles to Tokyo: September 19-26, 2009. From Tokyo to Los Angeles: August 18-24, 2009. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Northwest/Delta Connection carrier, certain SkyTeam partners, and certain codeshare partner flights only. Fares shown to Europe are valid Sunday through Thursday (For Great Britain Sunday through Wednesday), while higher fares apply for travel Friday through Saturday (For Great Britain Thursday through Saturday). Fares shown to Asia and Australia are valid Monday through Thursday, while higher fares apply for travel Friday through Sunday. Fares shown within the U.S. are valid for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Higher fares are available on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Minimum Stay: Saturday night. Maximum Stay: 30 days. 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/Northwest agent or visit delta.com for details. Taxes/Fees: Federal Excise tax of $3.60, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50, and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment are not included. For travel to/from Hawaii/Alaska, U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $16.00 is not included. International fares, including fares for travel to/from PR/U.S. Virgin Islands, do not include U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $32.20 and U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similarly based charges, fees or taxes of up to $299, depending on itinerary. Baggage Charges: For travel within the United States, $15 fee for one (1) checked bag and $25 fee for second checked bag when bags are prepaid during online check-in at delta.com. There is a $5 surcharge, for each of the first two bags, when checking in via ticket counter, kiosk, or curbside. For all other travel, no fee for 2 checked bags ($50 for second checked bag for travel to/from Europe) and $200 fee for third checked bag. Allowances subject to size/weight limits. Contact a Delta/Northwest agent or visit Delta.com for details. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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