London, July 09, 2002 - Delta Air Lines will introduce Atlanta`s first
nonstop service to Palm Springs, Calif. on Dec. 1, 2002.
Delta will offer customers one daily flight on the 154-passenger B-737-800
aircraft during the winter season from Dec. 1, 2002, through April 30, 2003.
“Palm Springs is one of the top leisure destinations in the world, and
Delta`s new nonstop service from Atlanta gives customers new
single-connection service from cities throughout the Southeast and
Northeast, as well as some Caribbean and Latin American destinations,” said
Subodh Karnik, Delta`s senior vice president - Network and Revenue
Delta and the Delta Connection carriers operate 900 flights a day with
nonstop service to 180 destinations at Atlanta`s Hartsfield International
Airport, the largest single-airline hub operation in the world.
The new Atlanta flight complements Delta Connection`s existing twice-daily
nonstop service between Palm Springs and Delta`s Salt Lake City hub as well
as six daily codeshare flights between Palm Springs and Los Angeles.
Delta`s New Flights Between Atlanta and Palm Springs
Delta Flight 1721 departs Atlanta 10:20 a.m. Arrives Palm Springs 12:04
p.m. // Delta Flight 1720 departs Palm Springs 1:30 p.m. Arrives Atlanta 8:29
Delta Air Lines, the world`s second largest carrier in terms of passengers
carried and the leading U.S. airline across the Atlantic, offers 5,898
flights each day to 429 destinations in 76 countries on Delta, Delta
Express, Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection 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