ANCHORAGE, May 2, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) customers craving adventurous summer travel to America’s last frontier now have more convenient access with nonstop daily service between Anchorage, Alaska and Atlanta, Cincinnati, and Salt Lake City, nonstop daily service between Fairbanks, Alaska and Salt Lake City, and three times weekly service between Anchorage and Los Angeles.  The expanded 2008 summer schedule also will include a second daily flight between Salt Lake City and Anchorage. Service will begin as follows:

  • Anchorage-Atlanta: May 17
  • Anchorage-Cincinnati: May 17
  • Anchorage – Salt Lake City: May 17 (added frequency)
  • Fairbanks-Salt Lake City: May 31
  • Anchorage-Los Angeles: June 13


“To many global travelers, Alaska is a jewel of a destination that they have long wanted to explore,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s senior vice president – Network Planning. “Delta’s seasonal service offers both domestic and international customers with an eye towards adventure, nonstop easy access to one of America’s premiere summer travel destinations.”

Delta’s added nonstop service to Alaska will be operated with 160-passenger Boeing 737, 183-passenger Boeing 757 and 285-passenger Boeing 767 aircraft, all featuring two-class service with in-flight entertainment, meal service and Delta’s signature snack and beverage program. The new flights are available for purchase beginning today at delta.com and are scheduled as follows:

Delta’s returning daily nonstop seasonal service between Anchorage and Atlanta, effective May 17 – Sept. 8, 2008

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
1014 Anchorage at 6:40 p.m. Atlanta at 6:08 a.m. Daily Boeing 767-400
1039 Atlanta at 2:14 p.m. Anchorage at 5:40 p.m. Daily Boeing 767-400

Delta’s returning daily nonstop seasonal service between Anchorage and Cincinnati, effective May 17 – Aug. 18, 2008

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
1526 Anchorage at 8:25 p.m. Cincinnati at 7:06 a.m. Daily Boeing 757-200
1411 Cincinnati at 4:40 p.m. Anchorage at 7:26 p.m. Daily Boeing 757-200

Delta’s additional service between Anchorage and Salt Lake City, effective May 17 – Sept. 7, 2008

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
1199 Anchorage at 9 a.m. Salt Lake City at 3:40 p.m. Daily Boeing 757-200
1198 Salt Lake City at 11:14 a.m. Anchorage at 2:05 p.m. Daily Boeing 757-200

Delta’s returning daily nonstop seasonal service between Fairbanks and Salt Lake City, effective May 31 – Aug. 24, 2008

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
1135 Fairbanks at 1:10 a.m. Salt Lake City at 7:54 a.m. Daily Boeing 737-800
1136 Salt Lake City at 9:05 p.m. Fairbanks at 11:54 p.m. Daily Boeing 737-800

Delta’s returning nonstop seasonal service between Anchorage and Los Angeles, effective June 13 – Aug. 10, 2008

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
1701 Anchorage at 3:05 p.m. Los Angeles at 9:39 p.m. Fri. – Sun. Boeing 757-200
1294 Los Angeles at 7:30 p.m. Anchorage at 11:53 p.m. Fri. – Sun. Boeing 757-200

Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 305 destinations in 58 countries. Delta has added more international capacity than any major U.S. airline during the last two years and is the leader across the Atlantic with flights to 38 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 478 weekly flights to 58 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 16,409 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 474 worldwide destinations in 104 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.

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