Delta Express Launches Low-Fare Service Between Providence and Ft. Lauderdale

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Delta Air Lines, Inc.

    ORLANDO, Fla., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Express, Delta's low-fare
 airline, today launches a second Florida destination from Providence, R.I. --
 Ft. Lauderdale.  The service begins with one roundtrip nonstop flight daily,
 with a second nonstop flight beginning June 1.  Delta Express also offers two
 nonstop roundtrip flights daily between Providence and Orlando.
     Fares to Ft. Lauderdale as low as $118 each way are available for travel
 June 1 through Sept. 30, 2001.  Higher fares apply for travel now through June
 1, 2001.
     Robin Connolly, general manager of Delta Express, was joined by local
 dignitaries at the official inaugural ceremony, including the Mayor of
 Warwick, Scott Avedisian; Chairman of the Board for the Rhode Island Airport
 Corporation (RIAC), E. Colby Cameron; and the Executive Director of RIAC, Mike
 Cheston.
     "Delta Express is making travel to Florida's top destinations more
 convenient for our customers," said Connolly.  "Providence customers now have
 28 nonstop flights to choose from each week to Florida's top two destinations,
 Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale.  In addition to getting great deals, Delta Express
 customers can earn Delta SkyMiles(R) and get a reserved seat so they can sit
 with friends, family or business partners."
     Delta Express customers today enjoyed an in-terminal beach party complete
 with pink flamingos, palm trees, and gifts and information from the Ft.
 Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau and Visit Florida, the state of
 Florida's tourism board.
 
     NONSTOP JET SERVICE: PROVIDENCE AND FT. LAUDERDALE
     *Indicates service starting on June 1.
 
     City Pair                      Departure Time            Arrival Time
     Providence - Ft. Lauderdale    8:30 a.m.                 11:45 a.m.
                                    4:00 p.m.*                7:15 p.m.*
     Ft. Lauderdale - Providence    12:20 p.m.*               3:30 p.m.*
                                    6:40 p.m.                 9:50 p.m.
 
     With Delta Express, customers fly coach and get a reserved seat for a
 great low price.  Delta Express customers also fly nonstop and earn Delta
 SkyMiles.  Don't forget, it's B.Y.O.F. (bring your own food).  Did we mention
 great low prices?
     SkyMiles members who purchase Delta Express tickets online at flydlx.com
 (or delta.com) will also receive 1,000 bonus miles for a round trip or 500
 miles each way.  SkyMiles membership is free.  See below for important
 restrictions.
     Delta Express and Delta also are offering first-time online purchasers
 4,000 bonus miles on tickets purchased now through May 31, 2001.  Tickets must
 be purchased online at flydlx.com (or delta.com) to receive this first-time
 purchase offer and travel must be completed by May 31, 2001.
     Customers can choose a reserved seat at a great low price by visiting the
 Delta Express Web site at flydlx.com or by calling 1-866-2-flydlx.
     Fares do not include $2.75 Federal excise tax, which will be imposed on
 each flight segment of your itinerary.  A flight segment is defined as a
 takeoff and a landing.
 
     Terms and Conditions
     Restrictions:  Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights
 or in all markets.  The bonus miles offer is valid only for tickets purchased
 through Delta's Web site. Bonuses will not be awarded for any other form of
 purchase.  Fares are valid only on Delta Express and may not be available on
 all flights or in all markets.  Round-trip purchase required for some fares.
 Some fares are nonrefundable, however itinerary changes may be made under
 certain conditions for a fee of $50 per change plus applicable fare
 difference.  Upgrades are not available.  Waitlisting is not permitted.  Fares
 do not include Passenger Facility Charges(s) up to $18, depending on
 itinerary.  Travel Period: Providence and Ft. Lauderdale fares are valid June
 1 through September 30, 2001.  Higher fares apply during other travel periods.
 All travel on Delta or Delta Express is subject to the terms and conditions of
 Delta's contract of carriage.  Purchase Requirements: Tickets must be
 purchased within one day of reservation or at least 7 days prior to departure,
 whichever comes first.  If purchased via delta.com or flydlx.com, tickets must
 be purchased at time reservations are confirmed.  Minimum/Maximum Stay: Some
 fares require a Saturday night stay and a maximum stay of 30 days.  Online
 Purchases: Earn 1000 bonus miles for roundtrip or 500 miles one-way for each
 ticket purchased online and flown. Online bonus miles offer is subject to
 change or withdrawal.  All standard Delta SkyMiles program rules and
 conditions apply.  Please allow 6 to 8 weeks after your travel date for miles
 to appear on your SkyMiles statement.  Miscellaneous: Fares are subject to
 change without notice.  Other restrictions may apply.  Third party purchases
 of tickets are not permitted on delta.com.  The credit card holder making the
 purchase must be a traveling passenger or have the same last name of at least
 one passenger.
 
 

SOURCE Delta Air Lines, Inc.
    ORLANDO, Fla., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Express, Delta's low-fare
 airline, today launches a second Florida destination from Providence, R.I. --
 Ft. Lauderdale.  The service begins with one roundtrip nonstop flight daily,
 with a second nonstop flight beginning June 1.  Delta Express also offers two
 nonstop roundtrip flights daily between Providence and Orlando.
     Fares to Ft. Lauderdale as low as $118 each way are available for travel
 June 1 through Sept. 30, 2001.  Higher fares apply for travel now through June
 1, 2001.
     Robin Connolly, general manager of Delta Express, was joined by local
 dignitaries at the official inaugural ceremony, including the Mayor of
 Warwick, Scott Avedisian; Chairman of the Board for the Rhode Island Airport
 Corporation (RIAC), E. Colby Cameron; and the Executive Director of RIAC, Mike
 Cheston.
     "Delta Express is making travel to Florida's top destinations more
 convenient for our customers," said Connolly.  "Providence customers now have
 28 nonstop flights to choose from each week to Florida's top two destinations,
 Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale.  In addition to getting great deals, Delta Express
 customers can earn Delta SkyMiles(R) and get a reserved seat so they can sit
 with friends, family or business partners."
     Delta Express customers today enjoyed an in-terminal beach party complete
 with pink flamingos, palm trees, and gifts and information from the Ft.
 Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau and Visit Florida, the state of
 Florida's tourism board.
 
     NONSTOP JET SERVICE: PROVIDENCE AND FT. LAUDERDALE
     *Indicates service starting on June 1.
 
     City Pair                      Departure Time            Arrival Time
     Providence - Ft. Lauderdale    8:30 a.m.                 11:45 a.m.
                                    4:00 p.m.*                7:15 p.m.*
     Ft. Lauderdale - Providence    12:20 p.m.*               3:30 p.m.*
                                    6:40 p.m.                 9:50 p.m.
 
     With Delta Express, customers fly coach and get a reserved seat for a
 great low price.  Delta Express customers also fly nonstop and earn Delta
 SkyMiles.  Don't forget, it's B.Y.O.F. (bring your own food).  Did we mention
 great low prices?
     SkyMiles members who purchase Delta Express tickets online at flydlx.com
 (or delta.com) will also receive 1,000 bonus miles for a round trip or 500
 miles each way.  SkyMiles membership is free.  See below for important
 restrictions.
     Delta Express and Delta also are offering first-time online purchasers
 4,000 bonus miles on tickets purchased now through May 31, 2001.  Tickets must
 be purchased online at flydlx.com (or delta.com) to receive this first-time
 purchase offer and travel must be completed by May 31, 2001.
     Customers can choose a reserved seat at a great low price by visiting the
 Delta Express Web site at flydlx.com or by calling 1-866-2-flydlx.
     Fares do not include $2.75 Federal excise tax, which will be imposed on
 each flight segment of your itinerary.  A flight segment is defined as a
 takeoff and a landing.
 
     Terms and Conditions
     Restrictions:  Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights
 or in all markets.  The bonus miles offer is valid only for tickets purchased
 through Delta's Web site. Bonuses will not be awarded for any other form of
 purchase.  Fares are valid only on Delta Express and may not be available on
 all flights or in all markets.  Round-trip purchase required for some fares.
 Some fares are nonrefundable, however itinerary changes may be made under
 certain conditions for a fee of $50 per change plus applicable fare
 difference.  Upgrades are not available.  Waitlisting is not permitted.  Fares
 do not include Passenger Facility Charges(s) up to $18, depending on
 itinerary.  Travel Period: Providence and Ft. Lauderdale fares are valid June
 1 through September 30, 2001.  Higher fares apply during other travel periods.
 All travel on Delta or Delta Express is subject to the terms and conditions of
 Delta's contract of carriage.  Purchase Requirements: Tickets must be
 purchased within one day of reservation or at least 7 days prior to departure,
 whichever comes first.  If purchased via delta.com or flydlx.com, tickets must
 be purchased at time reservations are confirmed.  Minimum/Maximum Stay: Some
 fares require a Saturday night stay and a maximum stay of 30 days.  Online
 Purchases: Earn 1000 bonus miles for roundtrip or 500 miles one-way for each
 ticket purchased online and flown. Online bonus miles offer is subject to
 change or withdrawal.  All standard Delta SkyMiles program rules and
 conditions apply.  Please allow 6 to 8 weeks after your travel date for miles
 to appear on your SkyMiles statement.  Miscellaneous: Fares are subject to
 change without notice.  Other restrictions may apply.  Third party purchases
 of tickets are not permitted on delta.com.  The credit card holder making the
 purchase must be a traveling passenger or have the same last name of at least
 one passenger.
 
 SOURCE  Delta Air Lines, Inc.