Delta Inaugurates Daily Service Between Atlanta and Buenos Aires

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Delta Air Lines, Inc.

    ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:   DAL) began
 Atlanta's first nonstop service between Atlanta and Buenos Aires, Argentina on
 April 1.  To celebrate this service, Delta is offering a SkyMiles bonus for
 travel on this new route.
     "Buenos Aires is one of the most dynamic and popular markets in South
 America.  With the introduction of this new service, Delta customers will
 benefit from much needed nonstop service between Atlanta and Buenos Aires, as
 well as single- connection service to Argentina from 148 cities in North
 America, Europe and Asia," said Mark A. P. Drusch, Delta's senior vice
 president - Network Management.  "This daily service provides greater travel
 options and added convenience to our passengers and shippers between Argentina
 and the United States."
     This new service will connect Buenos Aires to the largest single-carrier
 hub in the world.  Delta's flight schedule will be as follows:
 
 
     BETWEEN                                     FLIGHT TIMES
     Atlanta - Buenos Aires            10:35 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
     Buenos Aires - Atlanta             9:30 p.m. - 6:35 a.m.
 
     The MD-11 flights will feature Delta's award-winning BusinessElite(TM)
 service, offering sleeper-style seats and enhanced airport and in-flight
 amenities. Argentina is Delta's fourth Latin American destination with
 BusinessElite service.
     SkyMiles members who fly between Atlanta and Buenos Aires will earn double
 miles in paid Economy Class and triple miles in paid BusinessElite from April
 1 through June 30, 2001.  To qualify for this special offer, you must enroll
 before originating travel by calling 888-558-3358, and entering your SkyMiles
 number and code 1008 when prompted.
     With the addition of new flights between Atlanta and Buenos Aires, Delta
 operates 27 daily, nonstop flights between the U.S. and 11 Latin American
 countries.  Delta provides service to 18 cities in Latin America, including
 Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Bogota, Colombia; San
 Jose, Costa Rica; San Salvador, El Salvador; Guatemala City, Guatemala;
 Cancun, Guadalajara, Leon, Mexico City, Monterrey, Los Cabos and Puebla,
 Mexico; Panama City, Panama; Lima, Peru; and Caracas, Venezuela.
     Delta's goal is to become the No. 1 airline in the eyes of its customers,
 flying passengers and cargo from anywhere to everywhere.  People choose to fly
 Delta more often than any other airline in the world on 5,204 flights each day
 to 364 cities in 63 countries on Delta, Delta Express, Delta Shuttle, Delta
 Connection carriers, and Delta's Worldwide Partners.  Delta is a founding
 member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance which provides customers with
 extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services.  For more information,
 visit Delta at delta.com.
 
     *Terms and Conditions
     Economy Class SkyMiles offer excludes S, T and U classes.
     Business Class SkyMiles offer excludes I class. Double miles apply to
      I class.
     All standard SkyMiles program rules and conditions apply.
 
 

SOURCE Delta Air Lines, Inc.
    ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:   DAL) began
 Atlanta's first nonstop service between Atlanta and Buenos Aires, Argentina on
 April 1.  To celebrate this service, Delta is offering a SkyMiles bonus for
 travel on this new route.
     "Buenos Aires is one of the most dynamic and popular markets in South
 America.  With the introduction of this new service, Delta customers will
 benefit from much needed nonstop service between Atlanta and Buenos Aires, as
 well as single- connection service to Argentina from 148 cities in North
 America, Europe and Asia," said Mark A. P. Drusch, Delta's senior vice
 president - Network Management.  "This daily service provides greater travel
 options and added convenience to our passengers and shippers between Argentina
 and the United States."
     This new service will connect Buenos Aires to the largest single-carrier
 hub in the world.  Delta's flight schedule will be as follows:
 
 
     BETWEEN                                     FLIGHT TIMES
     Atlanta - Buenos Aires            10:35 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
     Buenos Aires - Atlanta             9:30 p.m. - 6:35 a.m.
 
     The MD-11 flights will feature Delta's award-winning BusinessElite(TM)
 service, offering sleeper-style seats and enhanced airport and in-flight
 amenities. Argentina is Delta's fourth Latin American destination with
 BusinessElite service.
     SkyMiles members who fly between Atlanta and Buenos Aires will earn double
 miles in paid Economy Class and triple miles in paid BusinessElite from April
 1 through June 30, 2001.  To qualify for this special offer, you must enroll
 before originating travel by calling 888-558-3358, and entering your SkyMiles
 number and code 1008 when prompted.
     With the addition of new flights between Atlanta and Buenos Aires, Delta
 operates 27 daily, nonstop flights between the U.S. and 11 Latin American
 countries.  Delta provides service to 18 cities in Latin America, including
 Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Bogota, Colombia; San
 Jose, Costa Rica; San Salvador, El Salvador; Guatemala City, Guatemala;
 Cancun, Guadalajara, Leon, Mexico City, Monterrey, Los Cabos and Puebla,
 Mexico; Panama City, Panama; Lima, Peru; and Caracas, Venezuela.
     Delta's goal is to become the No. 1 airline in the eyes of its customers,
 flying passengers and cargo from anywhere to everywhere.  People choose to fly
 Delta more often than any other airline in the world on 5,204 flights each day
 to 364 cities in 63 countries on Delta, Delta Express, Delta Shuttle, Delta
 Connection carriers, and Delta's Worldwide Partners.  Delta is a founding
 member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance which provides customers with
 extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services.  For more information,
 visit Delta at delta.com.
 
     *Terms and Conditions
     Economy Class SkyMiles offer excludes S, T and U classes.
     Business Class SkyMiles offer excludes I class. Double miles apply to
      I class.
     All standard SkyMiles program rules and conditions apply.
 
 SOURCE  Delta Air Lines, Inc.