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Delta Air Lines Names General Counsel


ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today announced that Kenneth F. Khoury will join the company as executive vice president and general counsel, currently an open position, effective Sept. 18. Khoury, 55, was most recently general counsel at Weyerhaeuser, Inc. and brings nearly 30 years of legal expertise to Delta, including leadership positions as vice president and deputy general counsel at Georgia-Pacific Corp.

“We’re pleased to have another experienced, well-respected professional join Delta’s executive leadership team,” said Gerald Grinstein, chief executive officer. “The breadth of Ken’s experience during the last three decades will add significant value to Delta as we continue to move forward and emerge as a strong competitor.”

A frequent speaker on legal issues and member of the Bar in the states of Georgia, New York and New Jersey, Khoury has also served in senior leadership roles at Shearson Lehman Hutton, Inc. and The Continental Corporation, a financial services company, with responsibility for corporate and securities law.

Khoury graduated with honors from Rutgers College in 1972 and received his law degree from Fordham University in 1977, where he was a member of the Law Review. Khoury resides in Atlanta with his family.

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 292 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 the world’s leading carrier between the United States and destinations across Europe, India and Israel with flights to 29 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers nearly 400 weekly flights to 48 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 461 worldwide destinations in 96 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at


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