ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) customers booked on flights to, from or through select Texas cities may make adjustments to their travel schedule without penalty or fees due to flooding and high winds expected from Hurricane Ike.
Customers who purchased tickets by Sept. 11 and are scheduled to travel on or before Sept. 15, 2008 to, from or through the following cities on Delta, Delta Connection® or Delta-coded flights may make a one-time change without penalty or additional fees if tickets are changed by and travel begins on or before Sept. 20, 2008:
• Austin, Tex.
• Brownsville, Tex.
• Corpus Christi, Tex.
• Harlingen, Tex.
• Houston, Tex. (Hobby and Intercontinental Airports)
• Laredo, Tex.
• McAllen, Tex.
• San Antonio, Tex.
Changes to origin and destination may result in a fare increase. Any fare difference between the original ticket and the new ticket will be collected at the time of rebooking. Customers whose flights are canceled may request refunds. All customers are encouraged to visit delta.com/travelupdates for the latest news on Hurricane Ike.
Updates and flight status are available at delta.com or by calling 1-800-325-1999. Media seeking the most up-to-date information on affected cities should visit delta.com. The latest information on airport operations is available on the appropriate local airport Web sites.
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