ATLANTA, March 17, 2009 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced limited-time special fares on its new routes to Kenya and Liberia*, making travel to Africa more affordable on the only airline with scheduled service between the U.S. and that continent.

Delta is offering a one-way introductory fare of $819** for travel between Atlanta and Nairobi, Kenya (via Dakar, Senegal), from June 2 to Aug. 30, 2009; and of $989** for travel between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Monrovia, Liberia* (also via Dakar), from June 8 to Aug. 30, 2009. A round-trip ticket purchase is required and travel must be booked by April 7, 2009. **Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. Details are included below.

Delta’s new flights to Kenya and Liberia are part of the airline’s expanding service to Africa, which already includes service between New York-JFK to Accra, Ghana; Dakar; Cape Town, South Africa; and Abuja, Nigeria* (via Dakar*, beginning June 10, 2009). Delta also offers nonstop service between Atlanta and Dakar; and Lagos, Nigeria. Delta’s existing one-stop service between Atlanta and Johannesburg, South Africa, via Dakar, will become a nonstop flight starting June 1, 2009.

    Delta’s schedule between Atlanta and Nairobi (via Dakar) starting June 2: 

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Aircraft

Frequency

DL34

Atlanta 4:10 p.m.

Nairobi 5:25 p.m. (next day)

Boeing 767-300ER

4 times weekly

DL35

Nairobi 8:10 p.m.

Atlanta 8 a.m. (next day)

Boeing 767-300ER

4 times weekly










    Delta’s schedule between New York-JFK and Monrovia (via Dakar), starting June 8:
 

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Aircraft

Frequency

DL212

New York-JFK 4:15 p.m.

Monrovia 8:05 a.m. (next day)

Boeing 757-200
(with Business Elite)

1 time weekly

DL213

Monrovia 10 a.m.

New York-JFK 5:40 p.m.

Boeing 757-200
(with Business Elite)

1 time weekly












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**TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Restrictions:
Fares shown are available at delta.com. Tickets cost $20 more if purchased from Delta over the phone, $35 more at a Delta ticket counter or ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited.  Tickets: Fares shown are round-trip. Tickets must be purchased within 72 hours after reservations are made and no later than April 7, 2009. Travel Period: Travel to Nairobi may begin June 2, 2009 through August 30, 2009. Travel to Monrovia may begin June 8, 2009 through August 30, 2009. Blackout Dates: None.  Fare Validity: Fare is valid only in the Economy (Coach) cabin via nonstop flights operated by Delta Air Lines. Minimum Stay: For Monrovia 7 days; for Nairobi 5 days. Maximum Stay: 3 months Taxes/Fees: Federal Excise Tax of $3.60, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50, and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment are not included. Fares do not include U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $32.20 and U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similarly based charges, fees or taxes of up to $299, depending on itinerary. Taxes and fees must be paid when the ticket is purchased. Baggage Charges: For travel within the United States/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands, $15 for 1 checked bag and $25 for second checked bag. For all other travel, no fee for 2 checked bags and $200 fee for third checked bag. Allowances are subject to size/weight limits. Contact a Delta agent or visit delta.com for details. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Tickets are nonrefundable except in accordance with Delta’s cancellation policy. Fees may apply for downgrades/reissues and itinerary changes. Contact a Delta agent or visit delta.com for details. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. ©2009 Delta Air Lines, Inc.

*Subject to foreign government approval.
 

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