Delta Connection`s Moline to Cincinnati Hub

MOLINE, Ill., Oct. 7, 2002—Delta Connection will offer customers convenient jet service between Moline, Ill., and Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport beginning Jan. 3, 2003. Delta Connection carrier Comair will operate three daily round-trip flights between Cincinnati and Quad City International Airport using Bombardier CRJ regional jets.

“Adding Moline service will offer many convenient travel options for Moline and Quad Cities customers by linking them to the Delta worldwide network,” said Fred Buttrell, president and chief executive officer, Delta Connection, Inc. “Quad City International Airport is a rapidly growing facility, and its recent terminal expansion is compatible with regional jets.”

Customers traveling to Delta’s hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport have a convenient choice of more than 520 daily flights to 115 domestic and international destinations.

Known for its convenience, comfort and speed, the CRJ carries passengers in a two-by-two seating arrangement; every seat is an aisle or window, with no middle seats. The plane can cruise at a speed of 530 mph at altitudes as high as 41,000 feet and is recognized as the quietest commercial jet aircraft in the world.

Delta Connection includes wholly owned subsidiaries Atlantic Southeast Airlines and Comair, additional regional carriers Atlantic Coast Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines and SkyWest Airlines, and codeshare partner American Eagle (in California). Delta Connection carriers operate more than 250 regional jets throughout North America. For more information, please contact