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Delta Puts the World on Sale for the Holidays


Sale airfares plus bonus SkyMiles® make the perfect stocking stuffer for last-minute shoppers

ATLANTA, Dec. 21, 2005 – For Delta Air Lines’ customers who are stumped for that last-minute holiday present, the airline has the perfect solution: give the gift of travel. Forget the ties, bathrobes and bedroom slippers. Beginning today, Delta is offering special low sale airfares for a limited time to scores of great destinations in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Whether it’s the sights, sounds and tastes of Europe while the crowds are smaller and the lines shorter, a dream vacation in sunny Mexico, the beaches and turquoise waters of the Caribbean or a unique adventure in South America, Delta has a host of choices to satisfy any traveler’s wish list. New markets in Europe and India include New York (JFK) to Chennai, India (via Paris); New York (JFK) to Berlin, Germany; and Atlanta to Moscow. Some of Delta’s newest routes in Latin America and the Caribbean include Atlanta to Liberia, Costa Rica; Atlanta to Antigua; Cincinnati to Montego Bay; Salt Lake City to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; and Atlanta to Barbados.

Customers must purchase tickets by Dec. 27, 2005, and travel for all destinations must commence by March 31, 2006 and be completed by April 30, 2006. Customers also can earn 1,000 bonus SkyMiles® for each flown round-trip ticket purchased on

Delta Air Lines is the fastest growing major U.S.-based carrier in international service. With significant growth planned through 2006, Delta will become the world’s No. 1 airline across the Atlantic. In Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta has the second-most destinations to South and Central America and is growing, with more than 35 routes to Latin America announced, added or applied to serve since January 2005.

Sample one-way sale fares (based on a round-trip purchase) to trans-Atlantic destinations:

New York (JFK) to Berlin $175
New York (JFK) to Brussels, Belgium $181
Atlanta to London $214
Cincinnati to Paris $234
Philadelphia to Milan, Italy $242
Dallas to Frankfurt, Germany $255
San Francisco to Nice, France $264
Houston to Madrid, Spain $274
Phoenix to Amsterdam, The Netherlands $291
Washington, D.C. to Istanbul, Turkey $299

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

Sample one-way sale fares (based on a round-trip purchase) to destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean:

New York to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic $94
Atlanta to Antigua $158
Salt Lake City to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $163
Boston to Bermuda $170
Norfolk, Va. to Mexico City $200
Austin, Texas to Belize $210
Chicago to St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles $215
Los Angeles to Liberia, Costa Rica $228
Kansas City, Mo. to Panama City, Panama $233
Atlanta to Caracas, Venezuela $293

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

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) 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, ExpressJet, Horizon Air, Mesaba, and Pinnacle Airlines; Song, Delta’s low-fare service; SkyTeam partners: Air France, Aeromexico, Alitalia, Czech Airlines, Continental Airlines, Northwest Airlines, or other Delta codeshare partners: Aerolitoral, Air Jamaica, Avianca, Brit Air and Regional Airlines.

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. Except to Europe, tickets must be purchased within 72 hours after reservations are made. To Europe tickets must be purchased within 72 hours after reservations are made or at least 7 days prior to departure, whichever is earlier. To all areas, tickets must be purchased no later than Dec. 27, 2005. See for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel must commence Jan. 15, 2006-March 31, 2006. All travel must be completed by April 30, 2006. Blackout Dates: From the U.S. to Europe departure dates may not be available to Madrid 1/26-1/29, 2/15-2/18, 2/23-2/26, 3/9-3/18, 3/22-3/27; Milan 3/8-3/27; Nice 3/16-3/21; Paris 3/10-3/19;. To the Caribbean /Central America/South America/Mexico departure dates may not be available to Antigua 3/19-3/26;Belize City 2/14-2/19; 3/9-3/27;; Liberia 2/11-2/19, 3/3-3/20, 3/24-3/28; Mexico City 2/16-2/19; Panama City 3/2-3/14; Puerto Vallarta 2/15-2/25, 3/23-3/26; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2/8-2/22, 3/1-3/27; St Maarten 2/15-2/19, 3/16-3/27,. From Europe to the U.S. departure dates may not be available from Amsterdam 3/27-4/8, 4/15-4/23; Berlin 1/20-1/24, 2/17-2/20, 3/10-4/30; Brussels 3/27-4/5, 4/13-4/16; Frankfurt 3/12-4/10, 4/17-4/22; Istanbul 1/15-1/31, 3/19-4/9; Madrid 3/17-3/21, 4/8-4/23; Milan 1/15-1/18, 3/17-3/27, 3/31-4/3, 4/7-4/25; Nice 2/15-2/27, 3/23-3/31, 4/6-4/9, 4/17-4/30; Paris 3/11-4/24;. From the Caribbean/ Central America/South America/Mexico departure dates may not be available from all Central America destinations 4/17-4/20; Antigua 1/15-1/31, 3/19-3/26, 4/2-4/9; Belize City 2/17-2/28, 3/10-3/21, 3/24-4/5, 4/8-4/25; Liberia 2/9-2/28, 3/9-3/13, 3/26-3/29, 4/2-4/7, 4/12-4/17; Mexico City 4/6-4/10; Panama City 1/15-1/18, 2/23-2/26;; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2/17-2/28, 3/13-4/3; St Maarten 3/31-4/3. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier, certain codeshare partner, and Song flights only. Except to the Caribbean, fares shown are valid Monday through Thursday (Great Britain fares shown are valid Monday through Wednesday), while higher fares apply Friday through Sunday (Great Britain, higher fares apply Thursday through Sunday). To the Caribbean, fares shown are valid from the U.S. Monday through Thursday, and to the U.S. Tuesday through Friday, while higher fares apply from the U.S. Friday through Sunday, and to the U.S. Saturday through Monday. Minimum Stay: To Europe, South America: Saturday night. To Mexico, Caribbean, and Central America: 2 days. Maximum Stay: 1 month. 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. Fees may apply for itinerary changes. Delta may allow you to cancel certain 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. International fares, 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. Bonus SkyMiles: Earn 1,000 bonus miles for each flown round-trip ticket purchased at All SkyMiles program rules apply to bonus offer. To review the rules, please visit 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 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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