From Bunker Hill to Williamsburg: Delta Provides Convenient New Service for Business Travelers, History Buffs
Special introductory fares offered for new nonstop service between Boston and Newport News, Va.
BOSTON, Aug. 11, 2006 – New nonstop service from Delta Air Lines will make it easier for customers to conduct business and take in American history the same day with new flights between Boston and Newport News/Williamsburg, Va. Beginning Nov. 15, customers can step back in time at the only remaining antebellum plantation on the lower Virginia peninsula or run through the North End shouting “The British are coming” with two daily nonstop flights operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair.
“As we continue to expand our domestic footprint, Delta is pleased to connect two important business markets with convenient nonstop service starting this fall,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president – Network Planning. “With this service, customers in Boston will enjoy 98 peak-day flights to 29 destinations in the United States and the Bahamas. The point-to-point flight also marks the 10th daily departure for customers in Hampton Roads and the surrounding area.”
Delta’s new flights between Boston and Newport News/Williamsburg will be operated 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 delta.com and are scheduled as follows:
Delta’s new daily service* between Boston and Newport News/Williamsburg, effective Nov. 15, 2006
Flight | Departs | Arrives
5675 | Boston at 7 a.m. | Newport News at 8:50 a.m.
5663 | Boston at 4 p.m. | Newport News at 5:50 p.m.
5674 | Newport News at 9:20 a.m. | Boston at 11 a.m.
5662 | Newport News at 6:20 p.m. | Boston at 8 p.m.
*Operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair
To celebrate Delta’s newest service, the airline also is offering a special low fare of $79* one-way between Boston and Newport News. Additional taxes, fees and restrictions apply. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 28, 2006, and this special fare is only available for purchase on delta.com 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. 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 delta.com.
All travel will be provided by the Delta Connection carrier Comair.
Restrictions: Fares shown are available for purchase only on delta.com 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 not required. Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure, but no later than August 28, 2006. See delta.com for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after November 15, 2006 and must be completed by December 21, 2006. Blackout Dates: November 22, 25, and 26, 2006. Fare Validity: Fares apply only on nonstop service operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair. Minimum Stay: None. Maximum Stay: December 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 delta.com 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 $18.00, 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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