AUGUSTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2006 -- Delta Air Lines – the Official Airline of the PGA Tour® -- is making it more convenient for customers to stroll the links alongside some of the world’s best golfers during the 2006 Masters Tournament at the historic Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The airline is adding 32 flights – or more than 3,200 seats – between Augusta and its largest hub in Atlanta from April 2-11 to accommodate increased demand for this year’s Masters Tournament. Additionally, Delta is adding a non-stop flight from Augusta to its Cincinnati hub on April 10 to provide customers additional outbound travel connections on what is expected to be the most popular travel day of the tournament.

“The Masters Tournament is one of the premier sporting events in the world and once again Delta is proud to offer customers from around the globe the opportunity fly the official airline of the PGA Tour directly to the home of Augusta National,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president of Network Planning. “Delta offers customers the most convenient access to Augusta with more weekly departures to and from Augusta Regional Airport than any airline and convenient one-stop access to more than 200 global destinations from the world’s largest airline hub in Atlanta.”

The additional flights will be operated by Delta and Delta Connection carrier ASA using MD-88, Boeing 737, Boeing 767 and Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft. The flights are in addition to ASA’s year-round average of six daily flights between the two Georgia cities.

Additional Delta and Delta Connection Masters Week Flights Between Atlanta and Augusta*

Date
Number of Extra Flights
Additional Seats
Equipment
Carrier
Sun., April 2, 2006
1 round-trip flight
100
CRJ200
ASA
Mon., April 3, 2006
2 round-trip flights
200
CRJ200
ASA
Tues., April 4, 2006
2 round-trip flights
200
CRJ200
ASA
Wed., April 5, 2006
2 round-trip flights
600
Boeing 737
Delta
Thurs, April 6, 2006
One-way flight (Atlanta to Augusta)
150
Boeing 737
Delta
Fri., April 7, 2006
2 round-trip flights
600
Boeing 737
Delta
Sun., April 9, 2006
2 round-trip flights
200
CRJ200
ASA
Mon., April 10, 2006
2 round-trip flights
2 one-way flights (Augusta to Atlanta)
One-way flight (Augusta to Cincinnati)
1,170
Boeing 767, Boeing 737, MD-88, CRJ200
Delta/
ASA
Tues., April 11, 2006
One-way flight (Augusta to Atlanta)
50
CRJ200
ASA
*One flight will connect passengers in Augusta, Ga. to Delta’s hub in Cincinnati.

As the Official Airline of the PGA Tour® and the Champions Tour, Delta is proud to provide benefits to Tour players each year, such as discounts on air travel, special zone fares designed to accommodate the unique travel needs of players and complimentary Delta SkyMiles® for eligible players. In addition, Delta is the official airline of many of the PGA Tour’s individual tournaments. For more information, visit delta.com/planning_reservations/deals_offers/delta_golf.

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) is one of the world’s fastest growing international carriers with more than 50 new international routes added or announced in the last year. Delta offers daily flights to 503 destinations in 94 countries on Delta, Song, Delta Shuttle, the Delta Connection carriers and its worldwide partners. In summer 2006, Delta plans to offer customers more destinations and departures between the U.S., Europe, India and Israel than any global airline, including service on 11 new transatlantic routes from its Atlanta and New York-JFK hubs. Delta also is a major carrier to Mexico, South and Central America and the Caribbean, with more than 35 routes announced, added or applied to serve since Jan. 1, 2005. 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. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.

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