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Delta Reminds Customers There’s More to See in Puerto Rico with New Flights to Aguadilla, Ponce


Special introductory fares invite customers to think beyond San Juan during their next visit to the ‘Isle of Enchantment’

ATLANTA, May 3, 2006 – Delta Air Lines customers planning travel to Puerto Rico this summer will find it much easier to reach the island’s popular northwest and southern coasts with the addition of non-stop service to Aguadilla and Ponce operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines. To invite customers to experience its newest Puerto Rican destinations, Delta is offering special introductory fares for tickets purchased between various U.S. destinations and Aguadilla and Ponce by May 22. Some blackout dates apply and travel must be completed by Aug. 1, 2006. See below for more details.

Sample one-way introductory airfares (based on a round-trip purchase) between Aguadilla and…

Boston | $109
Fort Lauderdale, Fl. | $119
Atlanta | $149
Newark, N.J. | $119
Nashville, Tenn. | $249
Baton Rouge, La. | $249

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

Sample one-way introductory airfares (based on a round-trip purchase) between Ponce and…

Hartford, Conn. | $119
Tampa, Fl. | $129
Atlanta | $149
Philadelphia | $159
Jacksonville, Fl. | $189
Columbia, S.C. | $249

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

Located in Puerto Rico’s Puerta del Sol region, Aguadilla offers travelers exciting aquatic adventures where world-class surfers head to the sunny beaches to ride some of the best waves in the Caribbean. In the summer, calmer seas provide the perfect environment for snorkeling and scuba diving, and other water activities such as windsurfing and kite surfing.

Ponce is Puerto Rico’s second-largest city, boasting a historic district that evokes the feel of a Mediterranean village with red tile roofs and framed balconies. Visitors flock to the city to experience the diverse architectural styles of the 19th century and cruise the shopping areas, where a pedestrian mall hosts a lively street festival.

Delta’s expanded non-stop service between Atlanta and Puerto Rico is the latest in a series of nearly 40 new routes to Latin America and the Caribbean added or announced by Delta in the last year as part of the largest international expansion in the airline’s history. In the last three months, Delta has begun service to new non-stop destinations including Acapulco, Merida, and Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa Mexico, and San Pedro Sula and Roatan, Honduras from Atlanta; Los Cabos, Mexico from Cincinnati; Mazatlan, Mexico from Salt Lake City; Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco, Mexico from New York JFK; and Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa from Los Angeles.

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) is one of the world’s fastest growing international carriers with more than 50 new international routes added or announced in the last year. Delta offers daily flights to 503 destinations in 94 countries on Delta, Delta Shuttle, the Delta Connection carriers and its worldwide partners. In summer 2006, Delta plans to offer customers more destinations and departures between the U.S., Europe, India and Israel than any global airline*, including service on 11 new transatlantic routes from its Atlanta and New York-JFK hubs. Delta also is a major carrier to Mexico, South and Central America and the Caribbean, with more than 35 routes announced, added or applied to serve since Jan. 1, 2005. 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. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at
*From the U.S., based on July 2006 OAG.

A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, Freedom Airlines, Shuttle America, and SkyWest.

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 21 days prior to departure, but no later than May 22, 2006. See for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after June 1, 2006 and must be completed by August 1, 2006. Blackout Dates: Travel is not permitted June 30 or July 9, 2006. Fare Validity: Fares are valid only in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights. Minimum Stay: 1 night. Maximum Stay: August 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. 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 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. International fares, including fares for travel to/from Aguadilla and Ponce PR/U.S. Virgin Islands, 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: Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. © 2006 Delta Air Lines, Inc.


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