SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 6, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) customers looking to take in some world-class fishing or reach Redwood National Park to see some of the tallest and largest trees on Earth will find it more convenient starting June 5 when Delta introduces its first-ever nonstop flights between Salt Lake City and the Arcata-Eureka Airport, located in the heart of beautiful Northern California.
“We look forward to offering our customers the opportunity to visit the stunning coast line of Northern California or to explore the majestic redwood trees in one of America’s greatest national parks,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s senior vice president – Network Planning. “With this new destination, Arcata-Eureka residents will have the ability to travel coast to coast via Delta’s convenient connecting hub in Salt Lake City which offers flights to more than 106 destinations, including 10 international destinations.”
“I am proud of our community's efforts to develop this partnership and know that it will reap benefits for both Delta and the Redwood Coast. This new service will open up great opportunities for convenient travel that will benefit businesses and residents of Humboldt County,” said Jacquelyn Hulsey, director of aviation for Humboldt County, Calif. “I look forward to using the new service and encourage everyone to support it.”
Delta Connection® carrier SkyWest will operate the new flights using a 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft. Customers may purchase tickets for the flights beginning today as follows:
Delta’s new nonstop service between Salt Lake City and Arcata-Eureka
|3902||Salt Lake City at 11:20 a.m.||Arcata-Eureka at 12:19 p.m.||June 5, 2008||Daily|
|3843||Salt Lake City at 8:55 p.m.||Arcata-Eureka at 9:50 p.m.||June 5, 2008||Daily|
|3844||Arcata-Eureka at 6:25 a.m.||Salt Lake City at 9:15 a.m.||June 6, 2008||Daily|
|3902||Arcata-Eureka at 12:45 p.m.||Salt Lake City at 3:35 p.m.||June 5, 2008||Daily|
To celebrate the new route, Delta is offering one-way special fares between Arcata-Eureka and the following destinations:
|Arcata-Eureka||Salt Lake City||$109|
|Arcata-Eureka||El Paso, Texas||$149|
Customers should act fast as availability is limited and tickets at these fares must be purchased by Feb. 29, 2008. Fares are available immediately via delta.com. Cargo customers also can book cargo shipments online at the new deltacargo.com.
Customers flying to or from Arcata-Eureka will enjoy service via Delta’s Salt Lake City hub where it offers 336 peak-day departures to 106 destinations in North America. And beginning in June 2008, in cooperation with SkyTeam partner Air France, Delta will launch the first-ever nonstop trans-Atlantic flight offered by any airline from Salt Lake City with daily nonstop service to Paris-Charles DeGaulle Airport.
Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 314 destinations in 59 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 36 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 600 weekly flights to 65 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 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 479 worldwide destinations in 107 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection® carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, ExpressJet, Freedom Airlines, Pinnacle Airlines, Shuttle America and SkyWest.
*Terms and Conditions: Fares shown are available at delta.com. Tickets cost $20 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 no later than February 29, 2008. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after June 5, 2008 and must be completed by August 29, 2008. Blackout Dates: July 3 and 6, 2008. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights only. Minimum Stay: Three nights or Saturday night, whichever comes first. Maximum Stay: August 29, 2008. 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. Taxes and fees must be paid when the ticket is purchased. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. ©2008 Delta Air Lines, Inc.