America Hits High Gear in Time For Winter Travel
Flights to Antigua; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and Managua, Nicaragua are among new routes on sale

ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In one of the largest one-month expansions in its history, Delta Air Lines this weekend will accelerate the pace of its growth into the Caribbean and Latin America with the inauguration of the first of seven hot new routes scheduled to begin within the next 30 days. New daily non-stop service between Atlanta -- and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic leads the expansion on Saturday, Nov. 19, with additional sizzling new service to six more destinations scheduled to begin by Dec. 18. Other new routes include:

-- Atlanta-Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (effective Dec. 1)

-- Atlanta-Barbados (effective Dec. 8)

-- Atlanta-Managua, Nicaragua (effective Dec. 15 (See note))

-- Atlanta-Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (effective Dec. 15)

-- Cincinnati-Los Cabos, Mexico (effective Dec. 17 (See note))

-- Atlanta-Antigua (effective Dec. 18)

Note: Subject to foreign government approval

In addition to these new routes, during November and December Delta also is increasing service to many of its other popular Latin America and Caribbean destinations:

-- Atlanta-St. Maarten (expanded to daily, effective Nov. 19)

-- Atlanta-Mexico City, Mexico (third daily flight, effective Dec. 1 (See note))

-- Cincinnati-Montego Bay, Jamaica (expanded to five times per week, effective Dec. 1)

-- Atlanta-St. Lucia (expanded to daily, effective Dec. 1)

-- Atlanta-Belize (expanded to daily, effective Dec. 15)

-- Atlanta-Santiago, Chile (second flight three times per week, effective Dec. 15)

Note: Subject to foreign government approval

To highlight these great locations, for a limited time Delta is offering special low air fares to each of these destinations.

Sample one-way sale air fares (based on a round-trip purchase) Atlanta to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic $149 Atlanta to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic $129 Atlanta to Barbados $180 Atlanta to Managua, Nicaragua $162 Atlanta to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $206 Cincinnati to Los Cabos, Mexico $251 Atlanta to Antigua $158 Atlanta to St. Maarten $229 Atlanta to Mexico City $176 Cincinnati to Montego Bay, Jamaica $154 Atlanta to St. Lucia $242 Atlanta to Belize $192 Atlanta to Santiago, Chile $347