Delta Offers Customers More Reasons to Visit North Carolina This Spring: Low Fares and New Destinations

New jet service to Kinston and Hickory, N.C., begins April 1 and May 1, respectively

ATLANTA, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Delta (NYSE:DAL) customers now have more reasons than scenic mountains and rolling coastal plains to visit North Carolina this spring. Add low fares and new flights to new destinations.

Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) will introduce the only non-stop jet service between Atlanta and Kinston, N.C., and between Atlanta and Hickory, N.C., effective April 1 and May 1, respectively.

To celebrate the new service, Delta is offering special introductory fares as low as $69* each way (based on a round-trip purchase) for customers traveling to or from Kinston and as low as $79* each way (based on a round- trip purchase) for customers traveling to or from Hickory. Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available only for purchase on or from a travel agent. See below for further details.

Customers should act fast as tickets must be purchased by March 11. These fares require a 14-day advance purchase and some blackout dates apply.


Between Kinston and … Sale Fare*
Jacksonville, Fla. $69
Long Island/Islip, N.Y. $69
Nashville, Tenn. $75
Orlando, Fla. $79
Washington, D.C. $82
Chicago $90
Atlanta $94
Las Vegas $104
Denver $108
Los Angeles $119
San Francisco $139
* Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available
only for purchase on or from a travel agent.

Between Hickory and … Sale Fare*
Brunswick, Ga. $79
New Haven, Conn. $79
Daytona Beach, Fla. $83
Atlanta $84
Orlando, Fla. $88
Columbus, Ohio $94
New York City $94
Pittsburgh $101
New Orleans $119
St. Louis $129
Seattle $139
* Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available
only for purchase on or from a travel agent.

Delta’s expanded service to North Carolina will bring to 130 the total number of daily departures Delta and Delta Connection carriers offer from eight North Carolina airports — Asheville, Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro/Winston Salem/High Point, Hickory, Kinston, Raleigh-Durham and Wilmington. For flight schedules to Hickory, Kinston and other North Carolina destinations, visit

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Terms and Conditions

A portion of travel will be provided by the Delta Connection carriers: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, Sky West, codeshare partner American Eagle or Song, Delta’s low fare service.

Restrictions: Fares shown are available for purchase only on or from your travel agent. Tickets cost $5 more if purchased from Delta over the telephone or $10 more if purchased at an airport or city ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Travel agents may impose an additional service charge for ticketing. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights. Tickets: Fares shown are one- way. Roundtrip purchase required. Tickets must be purchased on or before March 11, 2005. Ticketing must be completed by midnight 1 day after the reservations are confirmed or at least 14 days prior departure whichever occurs first, but no later than March 11, 2005. See for online ticket purchase requirements and restrictions. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after April 1, 2005 (Kinston) and May 1, 2005 (Hickory) and must be completed by June 15, 2005. Blackout Dates: Travel is not permitted April 3, 14-17, 23-24, or May 27, 30, 2005 (Kinston) and May 27, 30, 2005 (Hickory). Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin. Minimum Stay: None. Maximum Stay: Through June 15, 2005. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Fares are nonrefundable. Delta may permit you to apply a portion of the fare value to future travel upon payment of applicable fees and fare difference, otherwise the ticket will have no value. Contact a Delta agent or visit for details. Taxes/Fees: Fares do not include a $3.20 Federal Excise Tax which will be imposed on each flight segment in the passenger’s ticketed itinerary. A flight segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $18.00, depending on itinerary or September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per round-trip. Miscellaneous: Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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