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Snow and Cold, or Sun and Sand? Delta Offers Boston Customers New Service to the Bahamas


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Airline continues Caribbean expansion with Saturday flights that connect Northeast cities and Nassau

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2005 – Just in time for the December holidays, Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) customers will have more opportunities to exchange the snow and freezing temperatures of the Northeast United States for the tropical breezes and beaches of the Caribbean. Beginning Dec. 17, Delta will operate Saturday flights between Boston and Nassau, the Bahamas.

"We continue to demonstrate our commitment to bringing more service into the Caribbean with this important bridge between Boston and Nassau, a destination which provides its visitors with some of the world’s favorite beach, golf and casino experiences,” said James Sarvis, Delta’s director-Latin America and Caribbean Region.

Delta’s new service between Boston and Nassau adds to its extensive Caribbean network of 28 markets served from the United States. Delta flies to Nassau from seven U.S. cities and in addition serves Freeport, the Bahamas, from its largest hub in Atlanta.

In November and December, Delta will begin service to four new Caribbean markets from its Atlanta hub: Punta Cana (Nov. 19); Santo Domingo (Dec. 1); Bridgetown (Dec. 8); and Antigua (Dec. 18).

The bustling capital of the Bahamas, Nassau retains the genial British charm of this Commonwealth nation. The islands of the Bahamas offer visitors a wide assortment of aquatic activities – sailing, swimming, fishing, diving and snorkeling – as well as numerous as golf courses and white sand beaches from which to choose. After a full day of activity, Nassau boasts a host of excellent restaurants featuring traditional Bahamian fare as well as European specialties, plus a variety of colorful casinos and other nightlife venues.

Delta’s new Saturday service between Boston and Nassau, effective Dec. 17:
Flight, Departs, Arrives
1729, Boston at 10 a.m., Nassau at 1:33 p.m.
1729, Nassau at 2:50 p.m., Boston at 5:57 p.m.

A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection carriers Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines, Comair, or codeshare partners Continental Airlines and Air Jamaica.

Delta Air Lines is the world’s second-largest airline in terms of passengers carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offering daily flights to 502 destinations in 88 countries on Delta, Song, Delta Shuttle, the Delta Connection carriers and its worldwide partners. Delta’s marketing alliances allow customers to earn and redeem frequent flier miles 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. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.



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