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Delta Gives Customers More ‘Alohas’ with Start of New Hawaii Service


Airline begins non-stop service between Atlanta, Maui and one-stop service between Atlanta, Kona

ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2005 – Delta Air Lines today is providing customers with even more ways to visit America’s tropical paradise of Hawaii as it launches new daily non-stop service between Atlanta and Kahului on the island of Maui and one-stop service via Salt Lake City between Atlanta and Kona on the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Delta’s new routes bring to 11 the number of daily round-trip departures to three island destinations between the mainland United States and Hawaii.

“Delta’s newest service to Kona and Maui provides our customers with some of the best that our 50th state has to offer,” said Bob Cortelyou, Delta’s vice president of Network Planning. “In addition to witnessing the fiery beauty of an active volcano, visitors to these beautiful islands can take advantage of a multitude of other activities, including diving or snorkeling to marvel at the color and diversity of Hawaii’s marine life, hiking in a tropical rainforest to spy rare native Hawaiian birds or horseback riding across a black sand beach.”

Delta offers customers in and connecting through its hub cities in Atlanta, Cincinnati and Salt Lake City the only non-stop service to Hawaii. The carrier serves the state capital of Honolulu from Atlanta, Cincinnati and Salt Lake City, as well as Los Angeles and San Francisco. Customers may fly non-stop to Maui from Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, and on the newest flight from Atlanta. And Delta flies to Kona from Atlanta with one stop at Salt Lake City and no change of planes. For specific flight schedules and low fares to all these exciting Hawaiian locations, customers should go to

Delta’s new service to Kona, Hawaii:
Flight Departs Arrives
343 Atlanta at 10:10 a.m. Salt Lake City at 12:20 p.m.
343 Salt Lake City at 2:55 p.m. Kona at 6:29 p.m.
344 Kona at 11:50 p.m. Salt Lake City at 8:36 a.m.*
344 Salt Lake City at 9:50 a.m. Atlanta at 3:30 p.m.

*Flight arrives the following day

Delta’s new service to Maui, Hawaii: Flight Departs Arrives
177 Atlanta at 12:15 p.m. Maui at 4:50 p.m.
178 Maui at 6:50 p.m. Atlanta at 8:45 a.m.*

*Flight arrives the following day

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


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