Delta Announces Saturday Seasonal Flight from Raleigh/Durham to Cancun

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Dec 18, 2013

ATLANTA, Dec. 18, 2013Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announces today the resumption of Saturday seasonal service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Cancun, Mexico, operating from December 21, 2013 to August 16, 2014. The route will be serviced by MD-88 aircraft with 149 seats, offering a new connection for Delta customers who want to travel to this Mexican leisure destination.

“We are increasing seasonal flights to offer more options and flexibility to our customers during their holidays,” said Carlos E. Hernandez, Delta’s Director for Mexico. “We continue to expand services in Mexico, offering great connectivity between US cities and the most important Mexican tourist destinations, and also to major business centers of the country.”

Saturday service is scheduled as follows:

Flight Number

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Effective

DL 523

Raleigh-Durham (RDU) at 12:34 p.m.

Cancun (CUN) at 2:55 p.m.

Saturday

Dec 21, 2013

DL 524

Cancun (CUN) at 10:36 a.m.

Raleigh-Durham (RDU) at 2:23 p.m.

Saturday

Dec 21, 2013

The flight schedule is now available for booking through www.delta.com. Customers could also access to Delta’s Twitter channel in English @Delta and in Spanish @DeltaAssist_ES, for real-time support before, during, and after travel.

About Delta Air Lines

Delta is working to become the best U.S. airline in Latin America and the Caribbean and was just recognized with the Best Airline to North America award by Prêmio Destaque Companhia de Viagem, by Grupo Companhia.  As part of that goal Delta has established a long-term exclusive alliance with GOL Línhas Aereas Inteligentes investing more than US $100 million in GOL. Likewise, Delta has invested more than US $65 million in Aeroméxico as part of a long-term exclusive commercial alliance and entered a code sharing agreement with Aerolíneas Argentinas solidifying its footprint in Latin America. Executive Travel magazine recognized Delta with the Gold Leading Edge Award for the Best Flight Experience to Mexico. Delta provides service to 29 countries and 50 destinations in the region offering over 1,100 weekly flights between Latin America/Caribbean and the U.S. Spanish speaking Delta customers can receive real-time, on-the-go travel assistance in Spanish and Portuguese through its Twitter channels @DeltaAssist_ES and @DeltaAjuda 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST. Brazilian customers can also access Delta´s dedicated Brazil Facebook page visiting http://www.facebook.com/DeltaAirLinesBrasil.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. Delta was named by Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide in its 2013 World’s Most Admired Companies airline industry list, topping the list for the second time in three years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 315 destinations in 58 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. Delta is investing more than $3 billion in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta’s blog takingoff.delta.com.

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