SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 30, 2006 – Customers in the western United States will have another reason to choose Delta this winter as Delta begins the only nonstop service between Salt Lake City and Charlotte, N.C., effective March 1, 2007. The additional flights are part of Delta’s expansion of its western hub, offering business travelers convenient flights to important business destinations across the country.

“Whether for business or pleasure, and just in time to get in some great skiing, Delta’s new service will offer Charlotte customers the only nonstop flights to Salt Lake City,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president of Network Planning. “Convenient connections at our growing hub in Salt Lake offer the opportunity to access destinations throughout the West from one of the largest hubs in the region.”

Delta’s daily service to Charlotte will be operated using the 150-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft, equipped with in-flight entertainment offering customers movies, TV and music.

Delta’s new nonstop service between Salt Lake City and Charlotte, N.C., effective March 1, 2007:

 

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
1524
Salt Lake City at 5:20 p.m.
Charlotte at 11:17 p.m.
1525*
Charlotte at 8:00 a.m.
Salt Lake City at 10:28 a.m.

*Effective March 2, 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 Cancun, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan.  Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer Salt Lake City customers more than 325 peak-day departures to 103 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 290 destinations in 46 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 28 trans-Atlantic destinations.  To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 400 weekly flights to 49 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 445 worldwide destinations in 92 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.

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