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Delta Launches Nationwide Fare Sale

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Delta Launches Nationwide Fare Sale09:00 EDT Thursday, July 26, 2012Fares* throughout the domestic U.S. on sale as Delta celebrates historic expansion at New York's LaGuardia AirportATLANTA, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has put hundreds of flights nationwide on sale for fall 2012 as it celebrates the completion of its historic expansion at New York's LaGuardia Airport.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO )"Our LaGuardia expansion is truly a momentous occasion for Delta, and to celebrate we've put fares on sale across the U.S.," said Gail Grimmett, Delta's senior vice president ? New York. "That means our customers in New York, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta and other cities nationwide can join in the celebration when they fly Delta this fall."This month, Delta completed the final phase of its LaGuardia expansion, which added 100 new daily nonstop flights ? the single largest airline expansion at LaGuardia in decades. Today, Delta operates more than 260 daily flights to 60 cities from LaGuardia, significantly more than any other airline.Delta also is investing significantly in upgrading its airport facilities in New York, including a $160 million modernization at LaGuardia and a $1.2 billion expansion and enhancement of its terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport, where the airline operates an international hub.Sample fares*, which are currently available, include:BetweenAndEach-Way Fare*MemphisAtlanta$79AtlantaNorfolk, Va.$119New York-LaGuardiaSt. Louis$109CincinnatiAtlanta$89New York-LaGuardiaBuffalo$69CincinnatiSt. Louis$89Salt Lake CityDenver$89New York-LaGuardiaCharlotte$89AtlantaFort Lauderdale$99Minneapolis-St. PaulChicago-Midway$89Los AngelesSan Francisco$89* Fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. Fares are valid in either direction.  Fares are each-way. Round-trip purchase is required.Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. During the past year, Delta was named domestic "Airline of the Year" by the readers of Travel Weekly magazine, was named the "Top Tech-Friendly U.S. Airline" by PCWorld magazine for its innovation in technology and won the Business Travel News Annual Airline Survey. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 350  destinations in 65 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier program, a world-class airline loyalty program; the award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 50 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than $3 billion through 2013 in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at delta.com.A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection® carriers: Chautauqua, Comair, Compass Airlines, ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., GoJet Airlines, Mesaba, Pinnacle Airlines, Shuttle America dba Delta Shuttle, and SkyWest.*Terms and Conditions: Fares shown available at delta.com. Tickets cost $25 more if purchased from Delta over the phone, $35 more at a Delta ticket counter or ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited. Tickets: Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days prior to departure, but no later than August 9, 2012. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after August 14, 2012. Travel must be completed by November 14, 2012. Blackout Dates: None. Fare Validity: Fares shown are valid for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.  Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights only. Minimum Stay: Saturday night. Maximum Stay: 30 days or through November 14, 2012, whichever is earlier. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Tickets are nonrefundable except in accordance with Delta's cancellation policy. Fees may apply for downgrades/reissues and itinerary changes. Contact a Delta agent or see Ticket Changes for details. SkyMiles Partner Offers: SkyMiles partner offers subject to the terms and conditions of each individual offer. SkyMiles Partners subject to change. All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, see Membership Guide & Program Rules. Baggage Charges: For travel between/within the United States, $25 USD fee for first checked bag, $35 USD fee for second checked bag, and $125 USD fee for third checked bag. Allowances subject to size/weight limits. Contact a Delta agent or see Excess Baggage for details.  Miscellaneous: Fares, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. ©2012 Delta Air Lines, Inc.SOURCE Delta Air LinesFor further information: Delta Corporate Communications, +1-404-715-2554, news archive at news.delta.com