Delta Connection Carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines to Launch Regional Jet Service Between Atlanta and Lewisburg, W.Va.

Daily Flight Will Provide Convenient Access to The Greenbrier Resort



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Delta Connection

    ATLANTA, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Connection carrier Atlantic
 Southeast Airlines (ASA) will introduce non-stop regional jet service between
 Atlanta and Lewisburg, W. Va., with a daily round-trip flight beginning
 July 1, 2001.
     The new service, to operate on a seasonal basis, July 1, 2001 through
 Oct. 31, 2001, will offer travelers convenient access to The Greenbrier, the
 award-winning, world-class resort in nearby White Sulphur Springs, as well as
 premium connecting opportunities through ASA and the Delta Air Lines Atlanta
 hub, the largest single-airline hub in the world.  The Lewisburg-Atlanta
 schedule provides convenient connections to 171 destinations aboard more than
 900 Delta and Delta Connection flights each day.
     "We are looking forward to this new partnership with Delta that will
 provide the most convenient non-stop jet service ever to The Greenbrier for
 the thousands of guests from throughout the world who vacation on our 6,500-
 acre estate every year," said Ted J. Kleisner, president and managing director
 of The Greenbrier.
     ASA service between Atlanta and Lewisburg will be operated with the 50-
 passenger Canadair regional jet (CRJ).  Known as the quietest aircraft in the
 world, the CRJ has revolutionized air travel through its broad passenger
 appeal, convenience and comfort.  The plane carries passengers in a
 comfortable two-by-two seating arrangement.  Every seat is an aisle or window;
 and there are no middle seats.
     ASA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines (NYSE:   DAL), operates
 more than 700 flights each day to 82 airports in 25 states, Canada and Mexico.
 Founded in 1979, ASA has operated as a Delta Connection carrier since 1984 and
 carried more than 6 million passengers in calendar year 2000.  The airline
 operates a fleet of 113 aircraft and employs more than 4,000 aviation
 professionals across its route system.
     Delta Connection carriers include wholly owned subsidiaries Atlantic
 Southeast Airlines and Comair, and additional regional carriers ACJet and
 SkyWest.  With 177 regional jets in service, Delta Connection carriers operate
 the largest fleet of regional jets in the world.  For more information, visit
 delta.com.
 
     From Lewisburg to Atlanta
 
     Flight              Departs        Arrives     Equipment      Effective
     4747              2:20 p.m.      3:55 p.m.           CRJ   July 1, 2001
 
 
     From Atlanta to Lewisburg
 
     Flight              Departs        Arrives     Equipment      Effective
     4746             12:00 p.m.      1:35 p.m.           CRJ   July 1, 2001
 
 

SOURCE Delta Connection
    ATLANTA, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Connection carrier Atlantic
 Southeast Airlines (ASA) will introduce non-stop regional jet service between
 Atlanta and Lewisburg, W. Va., with a daily round-trip flight beginning
 July 1, 2001.
     The new service, to operate on a seasonal basis, July 1, 2001 through
 Oct. 31, 2001, will offer travelers convenient access to The Greenbrier, the
 award-winning, world-class resort in nearby White Sulphur Springs, as well as
 premium connecting opportunities through ASA and the Delta Air Lines Atlanta
 hub, the largest single-airline hub in the world.  The Lewisburg-Atlanta
 schedule provides convenient connections to 171 destinations aboard more than
 900 Delta and Delta Connection flights each day.
     "We are looking forward to this new partnership with Delta that will
 provide the most convenient non-stop jet service ever to The Greenbrier for
 the thousands of guests from throughout the world who vacation on our 6,500-
 acre estate every year," said Ted J. Kleisner, president and managing director
 of The Greenbrier.
     ASA service between Atlanta and Lewisburg will be operated with the 50-
 passenger Canadair regional jet (CRJ).  Known as the quietest aircraft in the
 world, the CRJ has revolutionized air travel through its broad passenger
 appeal, convenience and comfort.  The plane carries passengers in a
 comfortable two-by-two seating arrangement.  Every seat is an aisle or window;
 and there are no middle seats.
     ASA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines (NYSE:   DAL), operates
 more than 700 flights each day to 82 airports in 25 states, Canada and Mexico.
 Founded in 1979, ASA has operated as a Delta Connection carrier since 1984 and
 carried more than 6 million passengers in calendar year 2000.  The airline
 operates a fleet of 113 aircraft and employs more than 4,000 aviation
 professionals across its route system.
     Delta Connection carriers include wholly owned subsidiaries Atlantic
 Southeast Airlines and Comair, and additional regional carriers ACJet and
 SkyWest.  With 177 regional jets in service, Delta Connection carriers operate
 the largest fleet of regional jets in the world.  For more information, visit
 delta.com.
 
     From Lewisburg to Atlanta
 
     Flight              Departs        Arrives     Equipment      Effective
     4747              2:20 p.m.      3:55 p.m.           CRJ   July 1, 2001
 
 
     From Atlanta to Lewisburg
 
     Flight              Departs        Arrives     Equipment      Effective
     4746             12:00 p.m.      1:35 p.m.           CRJ   July 1, 2001
 
 SOURCE  Delta Connection