ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2007 – Beginning March 3, 2008, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will offer customers in Lawton/Ft. Sill, Okla. access to its global network of destinations with nonstop service to the world’s largest airline hub in Atlanta. Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) will operate the only jet service to and from Lawton/Ft. Sill using the 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft.
“Delta is pleased to be providing customers in the Lawton/Ft. Sill area nonstop service to Atlanta and connecting service to the world,” said Joe Esposito, Delta’s managing director – Schedule Planning. “Our aggressive international expansion efforts will allow travelers to and from Lawton/Ft. Sill the ability to reap the benefits of an expansive route network via our Atlanta hub.”
With the new daily nonstop flights to and from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Delta will provide customers with superior connection opportunities to 52 countries. Delta’s Atlanta hub is the fastest growing international gateway in the United States, with the addition of 29 new international routes since 2005. As part of its summer 2008 schedule, Delta plans to serve more than 80 nonstop international destinations from Atlanta.
Flights will be available for sale to customers today at delta.com and via other ticketing channels, based on the following flight schedules:
Delta’s new service between Atlanta and Lawton, effective March 3, 2008
|4371||Atlanta at 11 a.m.||Lawton at 1:35 p.m.||Daily|
|9765||Atlanta at 7:45 p.m.||Lawton at 9:20 p.m.||Daily|
Delta’s new service between Lawton and Atlanta, effective March 3, 2008
|4460*||Lawton at 6 a.m.||Atlanta at 9 a.m.||Daily|
|4371||Lawton at 1 p.m.||Atlanta at 4:05 p.m.||Daily|
Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 310 destinations in 54 countries. Since 2005, Delta has added more international capacity than all other major U.S. airlines combined and is the leader across the Atlantic with flights to 36 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 400 weekly flights to 53 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 475 worldwide destinations in 104 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.