Feb. 27, 2006 4:25 p.m.
SALT LAKE CITY – Feb 27, 2006 – “The Spirit of Delta” – Delta Air Lines’ employee-purchased aircraft – this week begins its farewell tour and final flights in key Delta markets before returning home for permanent display at the Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum in Atlanta. The Boeing 767 aircraft, a symbol of pride for Delta people, today touches down at noon at Salt Lake City International Airport to give children from the Boys and Girls Club the ride of their lives.
Feb. 24, 2006 4:30 p.m.
In 1982, Delta employees, retirees and friends began collecting donations to purchase a plane for Delta in support of the company in the midst of a weak economy and poor economic performance. The Spirit of Delta , as it was later named, has come to be a symbol for Delta’s heritage. The Spirit of Delta was Delta’s first Boeing 767-200 aircraft and was purchased for $30 million.
Feb. 24, 2006 4:29 p.m.
BOSTON, Feb 24, 2006 – “The Spirit of Delta” — Delta Air Lines’ employee-purchased aircraft — this week begins its farewell tour and final flights in key Delta markets before returning home for permanent display at the Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum in Atlanta. The Boeing 767 aircraft, a symbol of pride for Delta people, today touches down at 11 a.m. at Boston’s Logan International Airport to give volunteers from the local chapter of the American Red Cross the ride of their lives.
Feb. 23, 2006 4:32 p.m.
NEW YORK, Feb 23, 2006 – “The Spirit of Delta” — Delta Air Lines’ employee-purchased aircraft — this week begins its farewell tour and final flights in key Delta markets before returning home for permanent display at the Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum in Atlanta. The Boeing 767 aircraft, a symbol of pride for Delta people, today touches down at 8:30 a.m. at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to give children from Beth Israel Medical Center and the Ronald McDonald House the ride of their lives.
Feb. 22, 2006 3:35 p.m.
CINCINNATI, Feb. 22, 2006 - Delta AirElite Business Jets continues to expand its fleet with the recent addition of a Citation X and Learjet 31A to its operating certificate. The Citation X is based near Miami, Fla. at the Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport and the Learjet 31A is based at the Delta AirElite Jet Center at the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).
Feb. 21, 2006 4:34 p.m.
ATLANTA – Feb 21, 2006 – “The Spirit of Delta” — Delta Air Lines’ employee-purchased aircraft — this week begins its farewell tour and final flights in key Delta markets before returning home for permanent display at the Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum in Atlanta. The Boeing 767 aircraft, a symbol of pride for Delta people, today touches down at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, respectively, to kick off the retirement festivities.
Feb. 21, 2006 2:50 p.m.
ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2006 – Delta Air Lines is rewarding Platinum Medallion® SkyMiles members with the ability to redeem miles for a variety of merchandise through the new “Medallion Marketplace.” Beginning in March, U.S.-based Platinum Medallion members can easily access the Marketplace online at delta.com and redeem their miles for hundreds of travel and non-travel related merchandise.
Feb. 17, 2006 1:38 p.m.
ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2006 – Delta Air Lines’ focus on improving its operational performance for its customers has already begun to make a noticeable impact. According to the Department of Transportation, Salt Lake City International Airport and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ranked first and second, respectively, in on-time arrivals among the largest 33 airports in 2005.
Feb. 15, 2006 2:52 p.m.
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.
Feb. 15, 2006 12:58 p.m.
ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2006 -- Delta Air Lines, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has granted approval for certain aircraft lease transactions that will result in approximately $200 million of annual savings for Delta compared with its existing rent and debt service obligations for those aircraft.

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