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Delta Air Lines Spreads July 4th Spirit

Delta Air Lines is celebrating America’s
Independence Day by giving away thousands of discount coupons, free
tickets, SkyMiles bonus miles, and more throughout its hometown.
Delta will distribute 80,000 e-coupons to thank Delta customers and the
community for their business and support. The coupons are redeemable at for a one-time 15 percent discount off its published fares. The
discount is valid for up to six customers booked on the same itinerary.
Delta volunteers will distribute the coupons at the following holiday

  - Marietta on July 3;
  - Peachtree Road Race sites near Office Max and Three Dollar Cafe in
Buckhead and Colony Square and Nickiemoto’s restaurant in Midtown on
July 4;
  - the Atlanta Braves game on July 4;
  - and Roswell and Alpharetta on July 4.

“We’re proud to celebrate July 4th in our hometown, where we have served
customers for nearly 75 years,” said Paul Matsen, Delta’s senior vice
president and Chief Marketing Officer. “This patriotic holiday gives our
32,000 Delta people who call Atlanta home a chance to get out into their
communities and thank their friends and neighbors for supporting our

  Details of Delta’s July 4 activities include:
  - The Peachtree Road Race where as the race’s Silver Sponsor Delta will
be on-hand to distribute flags; special signs where race watchers can
write the name of their favorite runner; drink coozies; and T-Shirts.
In addition, Delta will award the coveted “Silver Number” award at the
end of the race where one lucky winner will receive one round-trip
ticket to the Vienna, Austria Marathon.  Additionally, more than 800
Delta employees and their families will run in the race.
  - The WSB Salute 2 America Parade featuring Delta’s Happy Plane float
“piloted” by Coral Christian, the daughter of an Atlanta-based flight
attendant.  Coral submitted a moving “What America’s Freedom Means to
Me” essay and will be accompanied on the float by children from the
Newnan/Coweta County Boys & Girls Clubs and Delta employees who served in the U.S. Guard and Reserve.  Additionally, the Delta Happy Plane, MINI Cooper airplane-styled cars, and Delta DJ Truck will delight
  - Delta Air Lines-Day at the Atlanta Braves baseball game where Delta
employees will treat Braves fans to numerous surprise giveaways and
where CEO Jerry Grinstein will throw out the first pitch.
  - The Peachtree City Parade with the Delta Happy Plane balloon and DJ
  - Marietta’s Fourth in the Park with flags, airbrush face painting for
kids, T-shirts, drink coozies, SkyMiles bonus certificates, and a
drawing for two free round-trip domestic tickets;
  - Roswell’s Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza flags, T-shirts, drink
coozies, SkyMiles bonus certificates, and a drawing for two round-trip
domestic tickets;
  - Independence Day Fireworks Celebration in Alpharetta with face painting
for children, more prize give-aways and a drawing for two round-trip domestic tickets.