Delta Customers Have More Than 10,000 Reasons to Go to the Super Bowl

Fans in Boston, Philadelphia can take advantage of extra flights to Jacksonville

ATLANTA, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Customers heading to the Super Bowl on Feb. 6, 2005, will have more than 10,000 extra seats to choose from as Delta (NYSE:DAL) adds an unprecedented number of additional flights to the host city of Jacksonville, Fla. Football fans, especially those in Boston and Philadelphia, can take advantage of the largest amount of additional service ever offered by Delta for a single event.

In addition to more than 20 daily flights already offered to Jacksonville from Delta’s Atlanta and Cincinnati hubs, along with New York and Washington, D.C., the airline will add at least 47 extra flights to the city during the key travel period of Feb. 3-8, 2005. These extra flights will be from New York’s La Guardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

“Offering customers more service to Jacksonville for the Super Bowl demonstrates Delta’s flexibility and our commitment to fly where our customers want to go, when they want to go there,” said Doug Blissit, vice president- Network Planning. “As the leading air carrier to Florida, we’re proud to help the city of Jacksonville and our Delta customers during one of the premier sporting events in the world.”

“It is exciting to be the host city for Super Bowl XXXIX,” said Danette Bewley, director of Jacksonville International Airport. “Delta’s commitment to add flights to Jacksonville International Airport to meet the passenger service demands for this major national event confirms its commitment to the region as a business leader and community partner.”

Delta is the world’s second-largest airline in terms of passengers carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offering daily flights to 492 destinations in 89 countries on Delta, Song, Delta Shuttle, the Delta Connection carriers and its worldwide partners. Customers can book their SimpliFares, check in and print boarding passes for most flights prior to departure for the airport by using Delta’s marketing alliances allow customers to earn and redeem frequent flier miles on more than 14,000 flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. For more information, please visit

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