Delta Connection will make schedule adjustments in Delta Air Lines` hub in
Dallas/Fort Worth to improve connection times for customers and increase
Delta Connection departures to 11 existing cities by a total of 13 flights.
Customers traveling between Dallas/Fort Worth and the following cities
will enjoy more frequency of flights: Alexandria, La.; Colorado Springs,
Colo.; El Paso, Texas; Houston-Intercontinental; Lexington, Ky.; Oklahoma
City and Tulsa, Okla.; Ontario, Calif.; Phoenix; and Pensacola and Ft.
Walton Beach, Fla.
The changes will be effective in February and March 2004. Delta Connection
carriers Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA), Chautauqua and SkyWest will
operate the flights with the Bombardier and Embraer CRJ/ERJ regional jets.
“The changes at Dallas/Fort Worth will better match capacity to demand and
provide customers with a better selection of frequencies, convenient
connections and expanded travel options,” said Fred Buttrell, president
and chief executive officer, Delta Connection, Inc. “These adjustments are
part of continuous improvement at the hub, and add further enhancements to
As part of the schedule adjustments, Columbus, Ohio, and Louisville, Ky.,
will no longer have nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth. Customers may
access the two cities via one stop service through Cincinnati and Atlanta.
Delta Connection includes 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 380 regional jets throughout North America. For more information,
please contact delta.com.