Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today introduced a two-day-only sale for travel at exceptional discounts to destinations in Europe, India, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean. The special fares are available for travel in the Coach cabin or in Business Class. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 8, 2002.
“These sale fares provide such great value in both our Coach and Business classes we can only offer them for two days,” said Harlan Bennett, Delta’s vice president - Revenue Management. “For vacationing customers who have never experienced Delta’s premium BusinessElite service before, now is their chance to do so at generous savings as our Business class sale fares are as much as $6,000 off the full round-trip price.”
Some sale fares require advance purchase, have minimum and maximum stays and are nonrefundable. Travel must originate in the United States.
A portion of travel may be on the following Delta Connection® carriers: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, SkyWest and codeshare partner American Eagle; SkyTeam partner Aeromexico.
Restrictions: Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights or in all markets. Purchase Requirements: Sale fares from the U.S. to Europe/India in Economy class require a 21 day advance purchase for travel from 9/5/02 - 3/31/03 and 7 day advance purchase for travel through 9/4/02; Business Class Sale fares for travel 9/6/02 - 3/31/02 require a 30 day advance purchase. Fares shown are round trip and require round-trip purchase. Ticketing Period: Purchases at delta.com must be made at time of reservations confirmation but no later than 8/8/02 and must be paid for using credit card/check card only. For tickets not purchased at delta.com, sale fare tickets must be purchased no later than 8/8/02. Travel Period: For travel from the U.S. to Caribbean/Latin America/Asia, sale fares shown are valid for travel commencing 9/1/02 through 12/12/02 and all travel must be completed by 12/12/02. Economy sale fares shown for August are valid for travel commencing 8/15/02 through 8/31/02. First/Business class sale fares are valid for travel commencing 9/1/02 through 12/12/02 and all travel must be completed by 12/12/02. For travel from the U.S. to Europe/India: Economy sale fares shown are valid for: Basic season from 11/1/02 - 12/12/02 and 12/25/02 - 3/31/03; Peak season fares except India are valid for travel through 9/4/02; Shoulder season fares are valid 9/5/02 - 10/31/02 and 12/13/02 - 12/24/02; Business class sale fares are valid for Shoulder Season 9/6/02 - 10/31/02 and Basic season from 11/1/02 - 3/31/03. Blackout Dates: Fares to Dublin, Ireland, Shannon Ireland , Rome Italy and Munich, Germany are not offered in September ,October and 12/13 - 12/24; fares to Athens, Greece, and Venice, Italy are not offered in September. Travel is not permitted to Bombay, India 12/13/02 - 12/24/02 and return 1/2/03 - 1/21/03. Travel is not permitted to Asia 08/15/02 - 08/24/02. Fare Validity: For travel from the U.S. to Caribbean/Latin America/Asia/Europe/India, sale fares shown are valid for travel in the Economy (Coach) Cabin on Delta/Delta Connection/Delta Express/Delta Codeshare partner Aeromexico for travel to/from Mexico. For travel from the U.S. to Caribbean/Latin America/Asia/Europe/India, sale fares shown are valid for travel Monday through Thursday. Higher fares apply during other time periods. Fares to London, England, and Manchester, England for the period 8/14/02 - 9/4/02 apply Monday - Wednesday. Higher fares apply during other time periods. For Business Class fares from the U.S. to Europe, India, Caribbean, Latin America/Asia sale, fares shown are valid for travel in the Business or First Class Cabin (or Economy cabin if Business or First Class is not offered) on Delta/Delta Connection/Delta Express/ Delta Codeshare partner Aeromexico for travel to/from Mexico. For travel from the U.S. to Asia, and U.S. to Amsterdam, Netherlands fares apply for travel Monday through Thursday. Higher fares apply during other time periods Min./Max. Stay: For travel from the U.S. to Europe, India, Caribbean, Latin America and Asia minimum stay is Saturday night for all economy sale fares. For travel from the U.S. to Europe/India Business class sale fares valid from 9/6/02 - 3/31/03 minimum stay is 7 days. For travel from the U.S. to Caribbean/Latin America First/Business class sale fares the minimum stay is Saturday night. Maximum stay on sale fares is 30 days. Cancellations/Refunds: Sale fares are nonrefundable. Changes/Standby: Wholly unused sale fare tickets: Although sale fares are nonrefundable, the customer may apply value of fare to any applicable higher International published fare type plus applicable fare difference less a penalty of $150 for Asia, $200 for Europe/India and $100 for Latin American/Caribbean. Partially used tickets: Date/Time changes only. For travel to Europe/India on sale fares, allowed only on return portion of itinerary for a fee $200 for travel 8/15/02 - 3/31/02 in Economy class and 9/6/02 - 3/3102 in Business class as long as rule requirements are satisfied. For travel to Caribbean, Latin America/Asia on sale fares, allowed on return portion of itinerary for a fee $100 per change ($150 for Asia) plus applicable fare difference, as long as rule requirements are satisfied. All changes must be made prior to the original date/time of departure. Fares offered on delta.com do not apply for reissue/downgrade of previously purchased tickets. Same day standby is not allowed. Taxes/Fees: Fares do not include a $3.00 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. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $18.00, depending on itinerary, and September 11th Security Fee of up to $10.00 per round-trip. Fares do not include U.S. or international departure and arrival charges of $26.40, U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similar based charges, fees or taxes of up to $250.00, depending on itinerary. These fees are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time of purchase. Miscellaneous: Fares and rules are subject to change without notice and are subject to government approval. It is the responsibility of the passenger to be in possession of all necessary documentation (e.g. valid passport, visa where applicable) at the time of departure from origin. Delta reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without the proper documentation. Third party purchases of tickets are not permitted on delta.com. The credit card/check card holder making the purchase must be a traveling passenger or have the same last name of at least one passenger. Special offers issued on delta.com may not be applied to other Web fares. These special offers are not combinable with other Delta Fares. Vouchers cannot be used towards the purchase of tickets on delta.com. Offer is void where prohibited by law. Other restrictions may apply. © 2002 Delta Air Lines, Inc.