Delta Connection Launches Grand Bahama Service

15th Oct 2003

Delta Connection today begins the first nonstop regional jet service
between Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, and Delta Air Lines` hub at Atlanta
with two daily round-trip regional jet flights. Airline and civic leaders
celebrated the new service with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
today at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport. Delta Connection
carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) operates the new service using
the popular Bombardier CRJ aircraft.

“We are pleased to offer Delta customers another nonstop destination in
the Caribbean via our Atlanta hub. With this addition, Delta and its
codeshare partners now offer customers nonstop service between Atlanta and
15 Caribbean destinations,” said Fred Buttrell, president and CEO, Delta
Connection, Inc.

To commemorate the new service, Delta Connection is offering a SkyMiles
bonus for customers traveling between Grand Bahama Island and Atlanta.
SkyMiles members will receive double bonus miles for travel on qualifying
Delta Connection flights between Grand Bahama Island and Atlanta through
Dec. 15, 2003. This offer is valid for all new and existing SkyMiles
members in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean and the U.S.
Virgin Islands.

In addition to the bonus miles, customers can earn a SkyMiles bonus of
1,000 miles for each round trip or 500 miles each way for each ticket
purchased at , and earn another 1,000 bonus miles when they
check in online at . Except as otherwise indicated, all Delta
SkyMiles program rules and conditions apply.

To be eligible for double miles, SkyMiles members must enroll at
or call 800-558-3358 and enter promotion code 4064.


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 carriers include Delta`s 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 .

All travel is provided by Delta Connection Carrier Atlantic
Southeast Airlines.
Terms & Conditions Bonus Offer: Double miles on actual miles flown
applicable on all paid, nonstop, qualifying Delta Connection(R)-operated
flights between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and Freeport, Grand Bahama Island,
Travel Period: Travel on flights dated Oct. 15 through Dec. 15, 2003.

Eligibility: Members must enroll in this promotion between Oct. 15 and
Dec. 15, 2003.

Miscellaneous: Double bonus miles offer cannot be combined with other
bonus miles offers. All Delta SkyMiles program rules and conditions apply.
This SkyMiles offer is subject to change or withdrawal with 30 days
advance notice. Any changes to this offer will be posted at
Bonus will be credited on flights taken between Oct. 15 and Dec. 15, 2003
and will be credited up to eight weeks after the end of the promotion
period. Other restrictions may apply. Offer void where prohibited by law.
(C) 2003 Delta Air Lines, Inc.




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