SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26, 2007 – Delta Air Lines this spring will expand its fastest growing domestic hub with the addition of daily nonstop service between Salt Lake City and Salem, Ore. and Yakima, Wash., effective June 7, 2007. Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines will operate two daily nonstop flights in each city using the 50-seat CRJ200.
“We’re pleased to provide Salem and Yakima customers with convenient nonstop service to Delta’s fastest growing domestic hub,” said Joe Esposito, managing director - Network Planning. “With the addition of these two markets, our Salt Lake City hub offers customers access to 111 destinations, more cities than any other airline from any hub in the West.”
Additionally, Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines will resume seasonal service from Salt Lake City to Steamboat Springs, Colo., between June 8 and Sept. 3, 2007, and will add summer seasonal service in Montrose/Telluride, Colo., between May 25 and Sept. 22.
Delta’s daily service between Salt Lake City and Salem*, effective June 7, 2007
|2040||Salt Lake City at 11:30 a.m.||Salem at 12:25 p.m.|
|2042||Salt Lake City at 9:05 p.m.||Salem at 10:00 p.m.|
|2041||Salem at 1:15 p.m.||Salt Lake City at 4:00 p.m.|
|2043**||Salem at 6:35 a.m.||Salt Lake City at 9:15 a.m.|
Delta’s daily service between Salt Lake City and Yakima*, effective June 7, 2007
|3834||Salt Lake City at 11:40 a.m.||Yakima at 12:20 p.m.|
|3926||Salt Lake City at 9:20 p.m.||Yakima at 9:55 p.m.|
|4027||Yakima at 1:25 p.m.||Salt Lake City at 3:55 p.m.|
|3956**||Yakima at 6:35 a.m.||Salt Lake City at 9:05 a.m.|
** Service effective June 8, 2007
Salt Lake City is Delta’s fastest growing domestic hub in terms of destinations served. Since fall 2005, Delta has added or announced flights to nearly 30 new nonstop destinations from Salt Lake City, including the airline’s 100th destination from Salt Lake City in March 2006. Salt Lake City is Delta’s largest gateway to Hawaii, is the only Delta hub to offer customers year-round service to Alaska and is a growing gateway to Mexico with nonstop service to six Mexican destinations. Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer Salt Lake City customers 335 peak-day departures to 108 nonstop destinations.
Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 304 destinations in 52 countries. With more than 50 new international routes added in the last year, Delta is America’s fastest growing international airline and is a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 31 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers nearly 600 weekly flights to 58 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 453 worldwide destinations in 97 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.