CINCINNATI, Sept. 18, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it has lowered leisure fares in about 60 percent of nonstop U.S. domestic markets served from Cincinnati after completing a review of fares at its second-largest hub. On average, the reductions offer customers a 20 percent savings** on advance-purchase leisure fares to some of Cincinnati’s most-popular destinations, including select cities in Florida, the Northeast and along the West coast.

“Delta continually reviews pricing in every market we serve to ensure we offer maximum value to our customers,” said Glen Hauenstein, Delta’s executive vice president – Network Planning and Revenue Management. “While our pricing must reflect the continued investment required to operate one of the nation’s 10 largest hubs in Cincinnati, when fares become uncompetitive we continue to make adjustments.”

Most of Delta’s changes have been made to the lowest fares available in select markets with an average fare reduction of approximately $80 round-trip, based on a round-trip purchase, or 20 percent off of previously available fares**. Sample reductions available to customers immediately include:

Previous 21-day advance-purchase fare**
New sample 21-day advance-purchase fare**
Dayton, Ohio
$150 one-way*
$99 one-way*
$200 one-way*
$139 one-way*
Rochester, N.Y.
$195 one-way*
$149 one-way*
$310 one-way*
$239 one-way*
San Diego
$305 one-way*
$239 one-way*
Harrisburg, Pa.
$190 one-way*
$149 one-way*
Milwaukee, Wis.
$190 one-way*
$149 one-way*
Columbus, Ohio
$150 one-way*
$119 one-way*
*Based on a round-trip purchase. Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. See below for details.
**Comparison based on published fares as of Aug 15, 2007 for the same travel period

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These fare reductions are targeted only to markets where leisure fares have become uncompetitive. The pricing changes are not sales and reflect the lowest leisure fares in more than 60 markets beginning today. In addition to reductions on the lowest available fares, customers also will see reductions on other products such as 14-day, 7-day and 0-day advance purchase, including walk-up fare reductions on average of 6 percent**.

Additionally, Delta has made deeper fare reductions on flights to close-in destinations such as Dayton, Lexington and Indianapolis with new 21-day advance purchase fares as low as $199 round-trip and discounted walk-up fares starting at $199 one-way. Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. See below for details.

Delta’s hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is the airline’s second-largest hub and one of the top 10 largest hubs in the United States. With its September 2007 schedule, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer Cincinnati customers more than 400 peak-day departures to 112 nonstop destinations, including daily flights to four trans-Atlantic destinations – London-Gatwick, Rome, Paris and Frankfurt.

Delta Air Lines operates service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 315 destinations in 54 countries. Since 2005, Delta has added more international capacity than all other major U.S. airlines combined and is a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 36 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers nearly 400 weekly flights to 54 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 477 worldwide destinations in 103 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at

A portion of travel for some itineraries may be operated by the Delta Connection carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair or Freedom Airlines.

Restrictions: Fares shown are available for purchase only on or from your travel agent. Tickets cost $20 more if purchased from Delta over the telephone, or at an airport or city ticket office, and this amount is 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: Fares shown are one-way. Round trip purchase is required for advance purchase fares. Except for walk-up fare shown, all tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure. See for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Ongoing. Blackout Dates: During peak travel periods such as holiday periods and spring break, seats at these fares are extremely limited. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier and certain codeshare partner flights only. Cancellations/Refunds/ Changes: Fares are 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 for details. Taxes/Fees: Fares do 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. Special offers issued at may not be applied to or combined with other Delta fares or offers. Other restrictions may apply. ©2007 Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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