ATLANTA, June 29, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will continue its rapid expansion in the Caribbean with a new route between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the island of Curacao, effective Dec. 22, 2007*. Curacao, located in the Netherlands Antilles off the coast of Venezuela, is best known for crystal clear waters, long sandy beaches and picture-perfect weather.
“Delta is proud to be the fastest growing airline to the Caribbean – now with more than ten destinations added in the last two years,” said Glen Hauenstein, Delta’s executive vice president of Network Planning and Revenue Management. “Our global customers continue to benefit from the central location and convenience of world’s largest airline hub in Atlanta, which has become a preferred gateway to the islands and business centers of the Caribbean.”
Delta’s new seasonal flights will operate Saturdays only, effective Dec. 22. The flights are now available for sale at delta.com and via other ticketing channels and are scheduled as follows:
|653||Atlanta at 9:45 a.m.||Curacao at 3:10 p.m.||Saturday|
|652||Curacao at 4:00 p.m.||Atlanta at 7:40 p.m.||Saturday|
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Delta’s expanded nonstop service to the Caribbean and Latin America is part of a series of more than 60 new routes added or announced by Delta in the last year as part of the largest international expansion in the airline’s history. Delta offers nearly 700 weekly flights to 63 destinations throughout the Caribbean and Latin America region.
Delta Air Lines offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 332 destinations in 57 countries. With more than 60 new international routes introduced in the last year, Delta has added more international capacity than all other U.S. airlines combined and is the leader across the Atlantic with flights to 36 trans-Atlantic 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 479 worldwide destinations in 105 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
*Subject to foreign government approval
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