BOSTON, Oct. 2, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will offer customers in Saranac Lake, N.Y. and Plattsburgh, N.Y. increased choice and convenience in air travel this fall with new nonstop service to Boston. The new service will provide passengers with competitively priced connecting opportunities to more than 100 daily Delta, Delta Connection® carrier and Delta Shuttle departures to more than 30 cities.
“As Boston’s largest carrier in terms of flights and destinations, Delta is pleased to continue expanding the choices offered to our customers by launching this service between Boston and Saranac Lake and Plattsburgh.” said David Bishko, Delta’s staff vice president – Alliances.
Delta Connection carrier Big Sky Airlines will operate the new service using the 19-seat Beechcraft 1900D aircraft, featuring stand-up cabins. Customers in these cities will enjoy:
- Three round-trip flights between Boston and Saranac Lake, effective October 31st*
- Three round-trip flights between Boston and Plattsburgh, effective October 31st*
”Big Sky is excited to continue its expansion in the Northeast as part of the Delta connection family”, said Fred deLeeuw, Big Sky President. “As we grow with Delta, we reaffirm our commitment to providing customers with the same safe, reliable service Big Sky has been known over its 29 years of operation.”
In addition to the new service to Saranac Lake and Plattsburgh, Big Sky also will expand from four to six the number of daily flights it operates for Delta between Boston and Bangor, Maine. The new Bangor flights will complement Delta’s comprehensive schedules at Bangor, including daily nonstop flights to its largest hubs in Atlanta and Cincinnati.
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 Saranac Lake and Boston, effective Oct. 31, 2007
|3624||Saranac Lake at 7:30 a.m.||Boston at 8:40 a.m.||Monday through Saturday|
|3623***||Saranac Lake at 9:50 a.m.||Boston at 11:35 a.m.||Monday through Friday|
|3623||Saranac Lake at 10:30 a.m.||Boston at 11:35 a.m.||Sunday|
|3625||Saranac Lake at 2:55 p.m.||Boston at 4:05 p.m.||Sunday through Friday|
|3623||Boston at 8:25 a.m.||Saranac Lake at 9:35 a.m.||Monday through Friday|
|3625***||Boston at 12:40 p.m.||Saranac Lake 2:40 p.m.||Sunday through Friday|
|3627||Boston at 6:15 p.m.||Saranac Lake at 7:25 p.m.||Saturday|
|3627||Boston at 7:15 p.m.||Saranac Lake at 8:25 p.m.||Sunday through Friday|
Delta’s new service** between Plattsburgh and Boston, effective Oct. 31, 2007
|3624***||Plattsburgh at 6:50 a.m.||Boston at 8:40 a.m.||Monday through Saturday|
|3623***||Plattsburgh at 9:50 a.m.||Boston at 11:35 a.m.||Sunday|
|3623||Plattsburgh at 10:30 a.m.||Boston at 11:35 a.m.||Monday through Friday|
|3625***||Plattsburgh at 2:15 p.m.||Boston at 4:05 p.m.||Sunday through Friday|
|3623***||Boston at 8:25 a.m.||Plattsburgh at 10:15 a.m.||Monday through Friday|
|3625||Boston at 12:40 p.m.||Plattsburgh at 2:00 p.m.||Sunday through Friday|
|3627***||Boston at 6:15 p.m.||Plattsburgh at 8:05 p.m.||Saturday|
|3627***||Boston at 7:15 p.m.||Plattsburgh at 9:05 p.m.||Sunday through Friday|
Delta’s added service** between Bangor and Boston, effective Nov. 4, 2007
|3580||Bangor at 5:15 a.m.||Boston at 06:29 a.m.||Monday through Saturday|
|3578||Bangor at 12:45 p.m.||Boston at 1:59 p.m.||Daily|
|3577||Boston at 11:00 a.m.||Bangor at 12:22 p.m.||Daily|
|3579||Boston at 9:10 p.m.||Bangor at 10:32 p.m.||Sunday through Friday|
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At Boston, Delta offers customers extensive amenities afforded by the airline’s new Terminal A facility at Logan Airport, including business services, shopping and restaurants. The new terminal boasts state-of-the-art technology to ensure a convenient travel experience for customers, including 32 self-service kiosks, gate information display screens at every gate and two Crown Room Clubs.
Today, Delta offers passengers the most flights to the most destinations from Boston compared to any domestic airline. As of November 2007, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer 124 peak-day departures to 38 nonstop destinations from Boston. As a member of the SkyTeam® global alliance, Delta offers Boston customers the ability to fly non-stop to key business and leisure destinations in Europe aboard SkyTeam partners Air France and Alitalia.
Big Sky Airlines provides scheduled air service to 26 communities in the United States and Canada. Big Sky operates as a Delta Connection carrier for Delta Air Lines from Boston with service to 10 cities and in the West, Big Sky operates daily scheduled flights to 15 cities. Big Sky Transportation Co. is a wholly owned subsidiary of MAIR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAIR).
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.
Travel for some itineraries may be provided by Delta Connection carriers Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Big Sky Airlines and Comair.
*Some service is one-stop
**Operated by Delta Connection carrier Big Sky Airlines
***Service is one-stop