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Delta Continues Expansion at Atlantic City with New Nonstop Service to World’s Vacation Capital


Special introductory fares make it more affordable for Atlantic City customers to choose Orlando for holiday travel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 9, 2006 – Delta Air Lines will continue its expansion of domestic routes this Nov. 15 with the introduction of new daily nonstop flights between two of the East Coast’s vacation capitals: Atlantic City and Orlando. The new flights will complement existing daily nonstop service between Atlantic City and Delta’s two largest domestic hubs in Atlanta and Cincinnati and will make it easier for Delta customers to reach their favorite Florida attractions nonstop.

“Delta has long been known as Florida’s airline, serving more Florida cities than any other airline, and it is a pleasure to expand this convenience to our loyal customers in South Jersey,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president – Network Planning. “Atlantic City is an important market to Delta and we continue to enhance the level of service available to customers by increasing their access to our global network of nearly 300 destinations.”

At Orlando, customers also will have extensive connecting opportunities where the airline operates 104 peak-day flights to 47 destinations in the United States and the Bahamas and is the largest airline in terms of destinations served.

Delta’s new flights to Orlando will be operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair using 50-seat regional jets. These quiet, comfortable aircraft feature a seating configuration where every seat is a window or an aisle, with no middle seats.

Flights are available for sale now at and are scheduled as follows:
Delta’s new daily service* between Atlantic City and Orlando, effective Nov. 15, 2006

Flight | Departs | Arrives
5681** | Atlantic City at 8 a.m. | Orlando at 10:25 a.m.
5680 | Orlando at 6:10 p.m. | Atlantic City at 8:25 p.m.

*Operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair
**Effective Nov. 16, 2006

To celebrate Delta’s newest service to Orlando, the airline also is offering a special low fare of $89* one-way for round-trip travel between Atlantic City and Orlando. Additional taxes, fees and restrictions apply and fare is based on a round-trip purchase. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 25, 2006 and this special fare is only available for purchase on or from a travel agent. See below for more details.

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 295 destinations in 46 countries. With more than 50 new international routes added in the last year, Delta is America’s fastest growing international airline and is the world’s leading carrier between the United States and destinations across Europe, India and Israel with flights to 29 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America, Delta offers nearly 500 weekly flights to 47 destinations and is on track to become the second-largest carrier in the region. 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 470 worldwide destinations in 96 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at

Restrictions: Fares shown are available for purchase only on or from your travel agent. Tickets cost $10 more if purchased from Delta over the telephone or $15 more if purchased at an airport or city ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Travel agents may impose an additional service charge for ticketing. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights or in all markets. Tickets: Fares shown are one-way. Round-trip purchase is required. Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure, but no later than August 25, 2006. See for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after Nov. 15, 2006 from Orlando, Fla. to Atlantic City, N.J. and on or after Nov. 16, 2006 from Atlantic City, N.J. to Orlando, Fla. and all travel must be completed by Dec. 21, 2006. Blackout Dates: Nov. 22, 25, and 26, 2006. Fare Validity: Fares apply only on nonstop service operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair. Minimum Stay: One night. Maximum Stay: Dec. 21, 2006. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Fares are nonrefundable. Delta may permit you to apply a portion of the fare value to future travel upon payment of applicable fees and fare difference, otherwise the ticket will have no value. Delta may allow you to cancel certain electronic tickets until midnight of the day after purchase (or midnight of the departure date of the first flight, whichever comes first) without penalty if purchased at the time of reservation directly from Delta. Contact a Delta agent or visit for details. Taxes/Fees: Fares do not include a $3.30 Federal Excise Tax which will be imposed on each flight segment in the passenger’s ticketed itinerary. A flight segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $18, depending on itinerary or September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per round-trip. These taxes and fees are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is purchased. Miscellaneous: Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. © 2006 Delta Air Lines, Inc.


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