Leave Winter’s Chill Behind with Delta’s New Nonstop Service to Tobago
Convenient service, special low fare make Caribbean escapes even easier this winter
ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2006 – Bathing suit: check. Snorkel gear: check. Delta Air Lines ticket to the Caribbean’s southernmost islands of Trinidad and Tobago just in time for Carnival: check. Packing for a Caribbean vacation has never been easier thanks to Delta Air Lines’ international expansion, including new weekly nonstop service between the airline’s largest hub at Atlanta and Tobago’s Crown Point International Airport, effective Feb. 17, 2007. The new flights complement Delta’s recently announced service between Atlanta and Port of Spain, Trinidad – both new routes are subject to foreign government approval.
“Our customers’ response to Delta’s rapid international expansion has been overwhelming and we’re pleased to continue adding convenient nonstop service to the markets where our customers most want to travel,” said Bob Cortelyou, vice president – Network Planning at Delta. “With the new routes Delta is adding this winter, we will operate service to more than 20 destinations in the Caribbean, making it even easier for customers to head to sun-drenched islands.”
The new flights build upon Delta’s ongoing expansion into Latin America and the Caribbean, where, since last fall, the airline has added, announced or applied to serve more than 40 new routes. Today, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer customers access to more than 400 weekly flights to 48 destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean. From its global hub in Atlanta, Delta in December will inaugurate service to new Caribbean cities including Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe; Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic**; and Fort de France, Martinique.
To celebrate its ongoing international expansion, Delta is offering a special low fare for travel to its newest Caribbean destination. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 27, 2006, and travel must be completed by April 29, 2007.
One-way fare, based on a round-trip purchase:
From | To | One-way fare
Atlanta | Tobago | $249*
*Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available for purchase only on delta.com or from a travel agent. See below for more details.
Delta’s newest flights to the Caribbean will be operated with 150-seat Boeing 737-800 and are scheduled as follows:
Delta’s schedule between Atlanta and Tobago, effective Feb. 17:
Flight | Departs | Arrives | Frequency | Equipment
221 | Atlanta at 2:50 p.m. | Tobago at 8:25 p.m. | Saturday | Boeing 737-800
220* | Tobago at 9:05 a.m. | Atlanta at 1:10 p.m. | Sunday | Boeing 737-800
*Flight effective Feb. 18, 2007
The twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago is home to 1.3 million people. Located off the tip of Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago are the most southerly islands in the Caribbean and boast year-round warm weather perfect for exploring the many land and water activities for which the Southern Caribbean is known.
Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 290 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 a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 28 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 400 weekly flights to 49 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 445 worldwide destinations in 92 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
**Subject to foreign government approval
Terms and Conditions:
Restrictions: Fare shown is 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: Fare shown is one-way. Round-trip purchase is required. Tickets must be purchased within 72 hours after reservations are made, but no later than November 27, 2006. See delta.com for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on/after February 17, 2007 and must be completed by April 29, 2007. Blackout Dates: None. Fare Validity: Fare is valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta flights only. Fare shown is valid to Tobago on Saturdays and from Tobago on Sundays. Minimum Stay: None. Maximum Stay: None, except all travel must be completed by April 29, 2007. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Fare is 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. Fees may apply for itinerary changes. 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: Fare does 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. Fare does 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. International fares do not include U.S. International Air Transportation tax of up to $29.00 and U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similarly based charges, fees or taxes of up to $250, depending on itinerary. These taxes and fees are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is purchased. Miscellaneous: Fare and rules are subject to change without notice. It is the responsibility of the passenger to be in possession of all necessary documentation (e.g. valid passport, visa where applicable) at the time of departure from origin. Delta reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without the proper documentation. Other restrictions may apply. ©2006 Delta Air Lines, Inc.
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