ATLANTA, March 28, 2007 – Building on the more than 19 new destinations already announced for summer 2007, Delta Air Lines will add two new cities and four more domestic routes from its U.S. hubs and gateways in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and New York City. With the additions, Delta now plans to offer customers access to 21 new worldwide destinations during the peak summer travel season. Delta’s newest routes, effective this June, are as follows:

  • Los Angeles to Portland, Ore. (effective June 7)**;
  • New York-JFK to St. Louis, Mo. (effective June 7)*;
  • New York-LaGuardia to Myrtle Beach, S.C. (effective June 7)*;
  • Salt Lake City to Birmingham, Ala. (effective June 7)**
  • Salt Lake City to San Luis Obispo, Calif. (effective June 11)**; and
  • New York-JFK to Nantucket, Mass. (effective June 14)***

With its latest additions, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers will offer customers service to more than 330 worldwide destinations this June – more than any other global airline.

 

“Delta continues to expand our reach both at home and abroad to make it easier for customers to choose Delta for travel on most any itinerary. From the beaches of Nantucket to the vineyards in San Louis Obispo, Delta continues to offer our customers an expanded choice of cities for vacation planning or business,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president – Network Planning. “Delta’s summer 2007 schedule reflects our continued commitment to increasing customer choice with 21 new destinations coming online between April and July.”

Each of the new routes announced today connects customers to the world through one of Delta’s fastest growing U.S. gateways – Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and New York City – and is timed to maximize connecting opportunities to other Delta flights. Flights are available for sale at delta.com and are scheduled as follows:

Delta’s new service between Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon (effective June 7)

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Carrier/Aircraft
2017 Portland at 7:40 a.m. Los Angeles at 10:08 a.m. Daily SkyWest CRJ200
2008 Los Angeles at 6:55 p.m. Portland at 9:24 p.m. Daily SkyWest CRJ200

Delta’s new service between New York-JFK and St. Louis, Mo. (effective June 7)

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Carrier/Aircraft
5190 St. Louis at 7 a.m. New York-JFK at 10:50 a.m. Daily Comair CRJ200
5188 St. Louis at 11:50 a.m. New York-JFK at 3:27 p.m. Daily Comair CRJ200
5187 New York-JFK at 9:30 a.m. St. Louis at 11:17 a.m. Daily Comair CRJ200
5189 New York-JFK at 5:35 p.m. St. Louis at 7:43 p.m. Daily Comair CRJ200

Delta’s new seasonal service between New York-LaGuardia and Myrtle Beach, S.C. (effective June 7)

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Carrier/Aircraft
5619 Myrtle Beach at 12:05 p.m. New York-LGA at 1:52 p.m. Daily, June 7-Oct. 28, 2007 Comair CRJ200
5699 Myrtle Beach at 4:05 p.m. (Saturday) Myrtle Beach at 6:15 p.m. (Sunday) New York-LGA at 5:52 p.m. (Saturday) New York-LGA at 8:02 p.m. (Sunday) Saturday-Sunday, June 9-Oct. 27, 2007 Comair CRJ200
5619 New York-LGA at 9:30 a.m. Myrtle Beach at 11:35 a.m. Daily, June 7-Oct. 28, 2007 Comair CRJ200
5699 New York-LGA at 1:30 p.m. (Saturday) New York-LGA at 3:20 p.m. (Sunday) Myrtle Beach at 3:35 p.m. (Saturday) Myrtle Beach at 5:25 p.m. (Sunday) Saturday-Sunday, June 9-Oct. 27, 2007 Comair CRJ200

Delta’s new service between Salt Lake City and Birmingham, Ala. (effective June 7)

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Carrier/Aircraft
4048 Birmingham at 5:50 p.m. Salt Lake City at 8:20 p.m. Daily SkyWest CRJ900
4036 Salt Lake City at 9:50 a.m. Birmingham at 2:05 p.m. Daily SkyWest CRJ900

Delta’s new service between Salt Lake City and San Luis Obispo, Calif. (effective June 11)

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Carrier/Aircraft
1983 San Luis Obispo at 6:15 a.m. Salt Lake City at 9:10 a.m. Daily SkyWest CRJ200
2095 San Luis Obispo at 12:20 p.m. Salt Lake City at 3:15 p.m. Daily SkyWest CRJ200
2096 Salt Lake City at 11:05 a.m. San Luis Obispo at 11:55 a.m. Daily SkyWest CRJ200
1984 Salt Lake City at 9 p.m. San Luis Obispo at 9:50 p.m. Daily SkyWest CRJ200

Delta’s new seasonal service between New York-JFK and Nantucket, Mass. (effective June 14)

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Carrier/Aircraft
6188 Nantucket at 11:25 a.m. New York-JFK at 12:40 p.m. Daily, June 14-Sept. 8, 2007 Freedom ERJ145
6199 Nantucket at 5:30 p.m. New York-JFK at 6:50 p.m. Daily, June 14-Sept. 8, 2007 Freedom ERJ145
6188 New York-JFK at 9:25 a.m. Nantucket at 11 a.m. Daily, June 14-Sept. 8, 2007 Freedom ERJ145
6199 New York-JFK at 3:35 p.m. Nantucket at 5:05 p.m. Daily, June 14-Sept. 8, 2007 Freedom ERJ145

Book a flight today.

All of Delta’s expanded service announced today will be operated by Delta Connection carriers using regional jet aircraft seating between 50 and 70 passengers with no middle seats. Longer-haul routes, such as Salt Lake City to Birmingham, feature CRJ900 aircraft that add the comfort and convenience of 10 first class seats to the 60-seat Economy class cabin.

In addition to the newest Delta destinations announced today, other recently announced destinations span the globe, including Prague, Czech Republic (effective May 2); Vienna, Austria (effective May 21); Pisa/Tuscany, Italy (effective May 31); Dubai, United Arab Emirates (effective May 31); Yakima, Washington (effective June 7)**; Salem, Oregon (effective June 7)**; Bucharest, Romania (effective June 5); Halifax, Nova Scotia (effective June 9)**; and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (effective June 29)*.

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 308 destinations in 52 countries. With more than 60 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 31 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 600 weekly flights to 58 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 458 worldwide destinations in 99 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.

*Operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair
**Operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest
***Operated by Delta Connection carrier Freedom Airlines

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