ATLANTA, May 2, 2007 – Delta Air Lines will ring in the trading of its new stock on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a celebration Thursday morning in Atlanta. For the first time, the NYSE will ring its famed Opening Bell live from Delta’s international ticketing lobby at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. After ringing The Opening BellSM from Atlanta, Delta executives, employees, and customers will travel to New York to ring The Closing BellSM from the NYSE’s bell podium overlooking the trading floor in lower Manhattan.

 

Who:
  • Jerry Grinstein, CEO, Delta Air Lines
  • Ed Bastian, Executive Vice President and CFO, Delta Air Lines
  • Jim Whitehurst, COO, Delta Air Lines
  • Noreen Culhane, EVP of the Global Corporate Client Group., NYSE Euronext
  • Gov. Sonny Perdue, State of Georgia
  • Benjamin DeCosta, Aviation General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
When: 7 a.m., Thursday, May 3
Where:

 

Event begins at Delta’s Historic Hangar 2, 1020 Delta Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30320
Transportation will be provided from Hangar 2 to the Atlanta Airport

 

RSVP: Delta Corporate Communications at least one hour prior to event at 404-715-2554
Satellite feed:   9:05 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Thursday, May 3 – Live footage of The Opening Bell from Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport
   DownLink: 11706.5 (V)
   Satellite/TR: 01 –Ch A9
   Symbol Rate: 6.1113
   FEC: 3/4
   Digital Info: AMC 2 (KU) Digital

 

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m., Thursday, May 3 – Live footage of the first trade from the floor of the NYSE
    DownLink: 11706.5 (V)
   Satellite/TR: 01 –Ch B9
   Symbol Rate: 6.1113
   FEC: 3/4
   Digital Info: AMC 2 (KU) Digital

3:55 p.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday, May 3 – Live footage The Closing Bell from the NYSE
   DownLink: 11706.5 (V)
   Satellite/TR: 01 –Ch B9
   Symbol Rate: 6.1113
   FEC: 3/4
   Digital Info: AMC 2 (KU) Digital

   The Closing Bell feeds are also available via fiber line at Ascent media #1630.

Photo: Photos of The Closing Bell at the NYSE will be available via Associated Press/New York (212-621-1902), Reuters America (646-223-6285) and Bloomberg Photo (212-617-3420).

Event photos will also be available at news.delta.com.

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