Delta Air Lines (ticker: DAL, exchange: NYSE Archipelago Exchange (.N))
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Delta to Resume Full Houston Operations Following Hurricane IkeHOUSTON, Sep 17, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) this weekend will operate its full schedule of departures from Houston's Hobby and Bush-Intercontinental airports, adding back early morning flights to the schedule that Delta and its Connection partners have been operating since Hurricane Ike moved through Houston last weekend. With the fully restored schedule, Delta customers will again be able to enjoy full flight schedules between Houston and Delta's hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, New York-JFK and Salt Lake City.
On Friday and Saturday, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers plan to operate 18 departures from Hobby and Bush-Intercontinental airports, with 21 departures -- a full schedule -- planned for Sunday and Monday. Delta also is offering customers special round-trip fares for travel originating in Houston as low as $69* each way for domestic flights under 500 miles and as low as $119* each way for domestic flights more than 500 miles. Tickets must be purchased by Sept. 19 with travel complete by Oct. 1. Fares are one-way based on a round-trip purchase. Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply; additional details are listed below.
Houston customers are invited to book the special fare via Delta's Web site at delta.com.
Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 290 destinations in 60 countries. Delta has added more international capacity than any major U.S. airline during the last two years and is the leader across the Atlantic with flights to 44 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers 288 weekly flights to 42 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on more than 16,000 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 500 worldwide destinations in 105 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and flight status at delta.com.
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection(r) carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, Freedom Airlines, Pinnacle Airlines, Shuttle America, and SkyWest; SkyTeam partners: Continental Airlines and Northwest Airlines; or Delta codeshare partners: Alaska Airlines, American Eagle, Horizon Air Industries, Mesaba, and Pinnacle Airlines.
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* Terms and Conditions:
Fares shown available at delta.com. Tickets cost $25 more if purchased from Delta over the phone, or at a Delta ticket counter, and this amount is nonrefundable. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited. Tickets: Tickets must be purchased no later than September 19, 2008. Travel Period: Travel must be completed by October 1, 2008. Blackout Dates: None. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier and certain codeshare partner flights only. Minimum Stay: Three nights or Saturday night, whichever comes first. Maximum Stay: October 1, 2008. 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 visit delta.com for details. Taxes/Fees: A $3.50 Federal Excise Tax, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50 for each flight segment, and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment are not included. Taxes and fees must be paid when the ticket is purchased. Baggage Charges: For travel within the United States, no fee for 1 checked bag and $50 fee for second checked bag. Allowances subject to size/weight limits. Contact a delta agent or visit delta.com for additional details. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.
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