Delta Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Royal Air Maroc

CASABLANCA, March 26, 2002 - Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Delta’s Technical Operations division to provide program integrated maintenance support services for Royal Air Maroc’s Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The services will include engineering, maintenance, and administrative support.

“For the past year, Delta and Royal Air Maroc have worked closely together to prepare for the introduction of their new B767s into service. By sharing the experience that Delta has accumulated with our fleet, combined with Royal Air Maroc’s commitment to aviation excellence, we look forward to building a relationship that will last for many years,” said Basil Papayoti, director - Technical Sales and Marketing.

Delta and Royal Air Maroc are also working to cooperate on Royal Air Maroc’s 757-200s, including engine and component support for the 737-800s.

Delta’s Technical Operations division, staffed by more than 10,000 aviation maintenance professionals around the world, provides maintenance and engineering support services for Delta’s fleet of 552 aircraft and a number of other airlines. Services range from project engineering to comprehensive turnkey agreements that provide all aircraft maintenance services for certain customers.

Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest carrier in terms of passengers carried and the leading U.S. airline across the Atlantic, offers 5,590 flights each day to 410 destinations in 71 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 that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. For more information, please go to