LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2007—Delta Air Lines announced two new daily non-stop flights between McAllen-Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, and Los Angeles International Airport. The new service begins June 7, 2007.
“McAllen has rapidly transformed from a rural city to a major international trade area that has gained tremendous international recognition,” said Glen Hauenstein, executive vice president – Network Planning and Revenue Management for Delta Air Lines. “It was important for Delta to grow its presence and expand service between these two growing west coast markets and we’re excited to be able to do so.”
The promotion of international and retail trade, tourism and manufacturing in McAllen is among the most successful along the U.S.-Mexico Border.
“As the metropolitan area of McAllen, Texas continues to attract international investment we must be able to move products and people efficiently,” said Keith Patridge, president of the McAllen Economic Development Corporation. “Delta’s new direct service from McAllen to Los Angeles will provide our investment community with an efficient and convenient way of accessing the West Coast and Northern Mexico.”
To celebrate its growth and expansion in these two important markets, Delta is offering customers a special introductory fare of $139* each way based on roundtrip travel.
Delta’s schedule between Los Angeles and McAllen effective June 7:
|7660||Los Angeles at 5:25 p.m.||McAllen at 10:38 p.m.||Daily||ExpressJet|
|7691*||McAllen at 6:25 a.m.||Los Angeles at 7:53 a.m.||Daily||ExpressJet|
The new Los Angles service joins Delta’s existing non-stop McAllen flights to the airline’s hub in Atlanta allowing South Texas customers to access the globe with one single connection.
Delta’s schedule from McAllen to Atlanta:
|4414**||McAllen at 6:30 a.m.||Atlanta at 10:07 a.m.|
|4384||McAllen at 1:35 p.m.||Atlanta at 5:08 p.m.|
|4384||Atlanta at 11:20a.m.||McAllen at 1:06 p.m.|
|4401||Atlanta at 6:50 p.m.||McAllen at 8:33 p.m.|
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* Restrictions: Fare shown is available for purchase only on delta.com 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: Fare shown is one-way. Round-trip purchase is required. Tickets must be purchased no later than May 11, 2007. See delta.com for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after June 07, 2007. Travel must be completed by August 10, 2007. Blackout Dates: June 29 and July 8, 2007. Fare Validity: Fare is valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin only on nonstop Delta Connection carrier flights. Minimum Stay: 3 nights. Maximum Stay: August 10, 2007. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Fare is 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. Fees may apply for downgrades/reissues and itinerary changes. 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 delta.com for details. Taxes/Fees: Fare does not include a $3.40 Federal Excise Tax, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50 for each flight segment, or the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment. A flight segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. 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. ©2007 Delta Air Lines, Inc.