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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2006 – From Atlantic to Pacific and from Lake Tahoe to the Gulf of Mexico, Delta Air Lines this winter will offer something new for almost everyone from its Los Angeles gateway with new nonstop service to Jacksonville, Fla.; Reno, Nev;. and New Orleans. With the new service, Delta will offer customers convenient access to nearly 40 nonstop destinations from Los Angeles by spring.

“Los Angeles is an important gateway not only for the region’s growing Hispanic population, but also for customers throughout the U.S. who conduct business in the city every day,” said Bob Cortelyou, vice president of Network Planning at Delta. “We’re pleased to expand our service in Los Angeles to provide customers with convenient, nonstop access to important cities in the U.S., Mexico and Central America as we build the foundation for even more growth from this important West Coast gateway in the coming years.”

To celebrate the new and expanded service, Delta is offering customers special low fares for travel between Los Angeles and Reno, Jacksonville and New Orleans this winter. Customers should act fast, however, as these discounted fares must be purchased no later than Oct. 16, 2006.

Sample one-way fares, based on a round-trip purchase, include:



One-way fare*
Los Angeles
Reno, Nev.
Jacksonville, Fla.
New Orleans

*Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available for purchase only on or from a travel agent. See below for more details.


Delta’s daily service between Los Angeles and Jacksonville, effective Dec. 15, 2006



Los Angeles at 10:20 p.m.
Jacksonville at 6 a.m.
Jacksonville at 7 a.m.
Los Angeles at 9 a.m.


Delta’s service between Los Angeles and New Orleans, effective Dec. 15, 2006



Los Angeles at 6:30 p.m.
New Orleans at 11:59 p.m.
New Orleans at 7:30 a.m.
Los Angeles at 9:40 a.m.


Delta’s service* between Los Angeles and Reno, effective March 8, 2007



Los Angeles at 7 a.m.
Reno at 8:20 a.m.
Los Angeles at 6:05 p.m.
Reno at 7:25 p.m.
Reno at 8:50 a.m.
Los Angeles at 10:15 a.m.
Reno at 7:55 p.m.
Los Angeles at 9:20 p.m.

*Service between Los Angeles and Reno operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines.


This new and expanded service from Los Angeles complements Delta’s previously announced plans to add 19 new routes from its West Coast gateway at Los Angeles International Airport to accommodate soaring demand in one of the country’s largest travel markets for Hispanic customers. Subject to foreign government approval, Delta’s Los Angeles expansion this winter will include new nonstop flights to 10 Mexican destinations, three Central American destinations and corresponding connecting service to five destinations in the United States where many Hispanic customers prefer to travel.

From Los Angeles, Delta today offers 281 weekly flights to 17 nonstop destinations, including long-haul domestic flights to Atlanta, New York-JFK, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Tampa, Hartford, Columbus, Ohio, Cincinnati and Raleigh-Durham; international flights to Guadalajara, Cancun and Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo; and Hawaii service to Honolulu and Maui. With this winter’s expansion, Delta plans to offer 468 weekly flights to 38 destinations from Los Angeles by March 2007.

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 292 destinations in 46 countries. With more than 50 new international routes added in the last year, Delta is America’s fastest growing international airline and is the world’s leading carrier between the United States and destinations across Europe, India and Israel with flights to 29 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers nearly 400 weekly flights to 48 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on more than 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 461 worldwide destinations in 96 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at

A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, Freedom Airlines, Shuttle America, and SkyWest.

Restrictions: Fares shown are available for purchase only on or from your travel agent. Tickets cost $10 more if purchased from Delta over the telephone or $15 more if purchased at an airport or city ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Travel agents may impose an additional service charge for ticketing. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights or in all markets. Tickets: Fares shown are one-way. Round-trip purchase is required. Tickets must be purchased no later than October 16, 2006. See for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel between Los Angeles, CA and Jacksonville, FL/New Orleans, LA may begin on or after December 15, 2006 and must be completed by March 31, 2007. Travel between Los Angeles, CA and Reno, NV may begin on or after March 8, 2007 and must be completed by June 15, 2007. Blackout Dates: Travel between Los Angeles, CA and Jacksonville, FL/New Orleans, LA is not permitted on December 22, 23, 26, 30, and 31, 2006, or January 1, February 16, 17, 19, 21, 24, and 25, 2007. Travel between Los Angeles, CA and Reno, NV is not permitted April 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, and May 25, 28, 2007. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin only on nonstop Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights. Minimum Stay: One night. Maximum Stay: March 31, 2007 for travel between Los Angeles, CA and Jacksonville, FL/New Orleans, LA. June 15, 2007 for travel between Los Angeles, CA and Reno, NV. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Fares are nonrefundable. Delta may permit you to apply a portion of the fare value to future travel upon payment of applicable fees and fare difference, otherwise the ticket will have no value. Delta may allow you to cancel certain electronic tickets until midnight of the day after purchase (or midnight of the departure date of the first flight, whichever comes first) without penalty if purchased at the time of reservation directly from Delta. Contact a Delta agent or visit for details. Taxes/Fees: Fares do not include a $3.30 Federal Excise Tax which will be imposed on each flight segment in the passenger’s ticketed itinerary. A flight segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $18.00, depending on itinerary or September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per round-trip. These taxes and fees are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is purchased. Miscellaneous: Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. © 2006 Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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