Delta Connection will offer customers additional daily nonstop regional jet service between Delta’s (NYSE: DAL) Dallas/Ft. Worth hub and Denver; Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport; Orlando, Fla.; and Salt Lake City, on a seasonal basis beginning in October.
Delta Connection carriers Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA), Chautauqua Airlines and SkyWest Airlines will operate the new service. ASA will operate one additional daily round-trip flight at Denver, Ft. Walton Beach and Houston; Chautauqua Airlines will add a new daily round-trip flight at Orlando; and SkyWest Airlines will operate a new daily round-trip flight at Salt Lake City. The seasonal service ends by Jan. 6, 2004.
Ê “We are pleased to meet our customers’ requests for more convenient travel options to some of our most popular destinations from the growing Dallas/Ft. Worth hub,” said Fred Buttrell, president and chief executive officer of Delta Connection, Inc. “With the fall schedule, customers connecting at Dallas/Fort Worth will have access to more than 250 Delta and Delta Connection flights serving 71 destinations.”
Delta Connection includes Delta Air Lines’ 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 350 regional jets throughout North America. For more information, please visit delta.com.