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Celebrate! Delta Extends Holiday Cheer to Customers with Special Airfares, Bonus SkyMiles® for December Travel


Customers can count on Delta’s usual spirit of service this holiday season

ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2005 – Delta Air Lines employees around the world are ready to make the holiday travel experience stress- and worry-free for the more than 4 million customers who will choose to fly Delta between now and the New Year. As a holiday gift, the airline is offering customers special discount airfares starting as low as $59 each way (based on a round-trip purchase, and additional taxes, fees, and restrictions apply) for travel to many of the great destinations served by Delta in the continental United States and Canada. Delta also will present customers with an extra gift of 1,000 bonus SkyMiles® for each flown round-trip ticket purchased at

These holiday sale airfares are valid for travel everyday between Dec. 17, 2005 through Jan. 1, 2006 (except Dec. 23), and require a minimum stay. Tickets must be purchased by Dec. 22, 2005. See below for more details.

Sample one-way holiday sale airfares on Delta (based on a round-trip purchase):
New York (JFK and LGA) to West Palm Beach, Fla. $59
Atlanta to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) $69
Atlanta to Tampa, Fla. $79
Atlanta to Orlando, Fla. $79
Colorado Springs, Colo. to Salt Lake City $79
Boston to Washington, D. C. (Reagan National) $89
Columbus, Ohio to New York (JFK) $99
Cincinnati to New York (LGA) $99
Grand Rapids, Mich. to Tampa, Fla. $99
Little Rock, Ark. to Fort Walton Beach, Fla. $109
Cincinnati to Montreal, Canada $119
Salt Lake City to Vancouver, Canada $149

Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available for purchase only on or from a travel agent. See below for more details.

Delta, Song and the Delta Connection carriers offer holiday travelers low airfares in more than 530 markets nationwide. For special travel deals to many of these destinations, visit

To make the holiday travel experience as care-free as possible, Delta encourages customers to check their flight status and print boarding passes online at or at any of the convenient kiosks located at the airport. At curbside Delta Skycaps can check bags and make seat assignments, saving time and effort. Also, travelers should allow extra time to get to the airport, check any luggage and arrive at the departure gate on time (90 minutes for domestic and two hours for international flights); and remember not to take gift-wrapped packages through security checkpoints.

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 505 destinations in 93 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

A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines, Comair, Freedom Airlines, Shuttle America, and SkyWest; codeshare partners Alaska Airlines, American Eagle, Continental Airlines, ExpressJet, Horizon Air, Mesaba, Northwest Airlines, and Pinnacle Airlines; Song, Delta’s low-fare service.

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 3 days prior to departure, but no later than December 22, 2005. See for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after December 17, 2005 and must be completed by January 1, 2006. Blackout Dates: Travel is not permitted December 23, 2005. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier, certain codeshare partner, and Song flights only. Minimum Stay: Two nights for travel commencing from point of origin Sunday through Friday or Saturday night for travel commencing from point of origin on Saturday. Maximum Stay: January 1, 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 $3.20 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. For travel to/from Alaska/Hawaii, U.S. International Air Transportation tax of up to $14.00 round-trip applies. Canadian taxes are not included and may fluctuate based on Banker’s Selling Rate on the day tickets are issued. International fares, including fares for travel to/from San Juan, PR/U.S. Virgin Islands, do not include U.S. International Air Transportation tax of up to $28.20 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: Fares 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 point of origin. Delta reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without the proper documentation. Other restrictions may apply. ©2005 Delta Air Lines, Inc.


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