ATLANTA, Sept. 5, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) continues its expansion in Mexico with new nonstop flights to Cancun from Orlando, Fla, Raleigh, N.C., and Hartford, Conn. starting next year.
These new flights complement existing nonstop Delta service between Cancun and Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Boston, Cincinnati and Washington, D.C.
“Cancun is a favorite among US tourists, especially after a long, cold winter season. These new flights are part of our bullish growth throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, which has made us one of the fastest-growing airlines in the region,” said Glen Hauenstein, executive vice president and chief of Network and Revenue Management
Delta’s schedule between Orlando, Fla., and Cancun, Mexico, effective Feb. 2, 2008:
|355||Orlando at 10:10 a.m.||Cancun 11:20 a.m.||Saturday|
|354||Cancun at 12:10 p.m.||Orlando at 3:15 p.m.||Saturday|
Delta’s schedule between Raleigh, N.C., and Cancun, Mexico, effective Feb. 2, 2008:
|359||Raleigh at 7:30 a.m.||Cancun at 9:40 a.m.||Saturday|
|358||Cancun at 3:40 p.m.||Raleigh at 7:35 p.m.||Saturday|
Delta’s schedule between Hartford, Conn., and Cancun, Mexico, effective April 12, 2008:
|357||Hartford at 10:30 a.m.||Cancun at 1:40 p.m.||Saturday|
|356||Cancun at 2:35 p.m.||Hartford at 7:30 p.m.||Saturday|
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On the flight to Mexico, customers can toast to their travels with new selections from Midnight Sky – the signature cocktail program created exclusively for Delta by nightlife entrepreneur Rande Gerber. Delta’s signature cocktails are offered on board all domestic and international Delta mainline flights, select Delta Connection® carrier flights, and in the airline’s Crown Room Clubs® and BusinessElite lounges. This fall, customers can choose from three signature cocktails, personally mixed by Delta flight attendants who have been specially trained by mixologists from the Gerber Group. Beginning in September, customers can choose:
The popular “Big Apple” – Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Stirrings Apple Martini mix and Cran-Apple Juice;
The new “Amarulla Wake-Up” – Amarulla, served with coffee
The new “Caipirosca” – Finlandia Vodka, served with Stirrings Caipirosca mix
The signature cocktails are available at no cost to Delta customers traveling in domestic First Class and BusinessElite, as well as in Crown Room Clubs® and BusinessElite lounges. International Coach Class customers will receive one complimentary signature cocktail, beer or wine selection during the main in-flight meal service. In addition, international and domestic coach-class customers can purchase signature cocktails for $5 each.
Delta Air Lines operates service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 315 destinations in 54 countries. Since 2005, Delta has added more international capacity than all other major U.S. airlines combined and is a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 36 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers nearly 400 weekly flights to 54 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 15,000 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 477 worldwide destinations in 103 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
*Service subject to foreign government approval.
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair.