AUGUSTA, Ga., Feb. 7, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) — 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 2008 Masters Tournament at the historic Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The airline is adding more than 23 flights — or nearly 5,000 seats — between Augusta and its largest hub in Atlanta from April 6-18. New Yorkers will also enjoy nonstop service to the Tournament between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Augusta with the addition of a daily flight between April 8-14.
“When you talk about the Masters, no other airline is better positioned to get fans from around the world to this premier sporting event than Delta,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president of Network Planning. “Delta offers customers the most convenient access to Augusta with more daily seats to and from Augusta Regional Airport 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.
Additionally, Delta is offering sale fares for those Augustans wanting to leave their city for patrons of the tournament to enjoy:
|Augusta, GA||New Orleans, LA||$89|
|Augusta, GA||Tampa, FL||$89|
|Augusta, GA||Washington-Reagan National, DC||$99|
|Augusta, GA||Dallas-Fort Worth, TX||$99|
|Augusta, GA||Fort Lauderdale, FL||$99|
|Augusta, GA||New York-La Guardia, NY||$99|
|Augusta, GA||Minneapolis/St Paul, MN||$99|
|Augusta, GA||San Diego, CA||$139|
|Augusta, GA||Los Angeles, CA||$149|
|Augusta, GA||Phoenix, AZ||$149|
|Augusta, GA||Ontario, CA||$159|
|Augusta, GA||San Antonio, TX||$159|
|Augusta, GA||Seattle, WA||$159|
|Augusta, GA||San Francisco, CA||$159|
|Augusta, GA||Salt Lake City, UT||$169|
|Augusta, GA||Tucson, AZ||$169|
Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 314 destinations in 59 countries. Delta has added more international capacity than any major U.S. airline during the last two years and is the leader across the Atlantic with flights to 36 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 600 weekly flights to 65 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 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 479 worldwide destinations in 107 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection® carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, ExpressJet, Freedom Airlines, Pinnacle Airlines, Shuttle America, and SkyWest.
Restrictions: Fares shown are available at delta.com. Tickets cost $20 more if purchased from Delta over the phone, or at a Delta ticket counter, and this amount is nonrefundable. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited. Tickets: Tickets must be purchased no later than February 22, 2008. Travel Period: Travel must originate FROM Augusta, GA and may begin on or after March 30, 2008 and must be completed by April 5, 2008. Return travel TO Augusta, GA may begin on/after April 14, 2008 and must be completed by April 17, 2008. Blackout Dates: None. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights only. Minimum Stay: Three nights or Saturday night, whichever comes first. Maximum Stay: April 17, 2008. 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. Taxes/Fees: A $3.50 Federal Excise Tax, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50 for each flight segment, and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment are not included. Taxes and fees must be paid when the ticket is purchased. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. ©2008 Delta Air Lines, Inc.