ATLANTA, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is offering special introductory fares for travel between the United States and Monrovia, Liberia, via Accra, Ghana, as it prepares to begin the new route Sept. 4.
Sample fares, available immediately, are as follows:
Tickets at these discounted rates must be purchased by Sept. 15, 2010.
More information on Delta's new Monrovia flights can be found at http://news.delta.com/index.php?s=43&item=1033. Additional information on Delta's introductory fares is available at http://www.delta.com/planning_reservations/deals_offers/fare_sales/monrovia_flights/index.jsp.
As the first major U.S. carrier serving Africa nonstop from the United States, Delta has grown from 22 weekly departures to and from Africa in summer 2007 to nearly 80 in summer 2010.
With its fall 2010 schedules, Delta will operate flights to seven African destinations - Accra, Ghana; Abuja, Nigeria; Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa; Lagos, Nigeria; and Monrovia, Liberia. Delta also intends to serve Malabo, Equatorial Guinea and Nairobi, Kenya once additional U.S. and foreign government approvals are received.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With its unsurpassed global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 367 destinations in 65 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 75,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta 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 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier program, the world's largest airline loyalty program; the award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 45 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at delta.com.
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on Delta Connection carriers Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Comair, Compass Airlines, Freedom Airlines, Mesaba, Pinnacle Airlines, Shuttle America and SkyWest.
Terms and Conditions
*Terms and Conditions: Fare shown available at delta.com. Tickets cost $20 more if purchased from Delta over the phone, $35 more at a Delta ticket counter or ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Tickets are non-transferable. Seats are limited. Tickets: Fare shown is round-trip. Tickets must be purchased no later than September 15, 2010. Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after September 4 through October 31, 2010 and must be completed by January 31, 2011. Blackout Dates: None. Fare Validity: Fares are valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta and SkyTeam partner Kenya Airways flights only. Minimum Stay: Saturday Night. Maximum Stay: 3 months or January 31, 2011, whichever is earlier. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Tickets are nonrefundable except in accordance with Delta's cancellation policy. Fees may apply for downgrades/reissues and itinerary changes. Contact a Delta agent or visit delta.com for details. Taxes/Fees: Federal Excise tax of $3.70, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50, and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment are not included. For travel to/from Hawaii/Alaska, U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $16.20 is not included. International fares do not include U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $32.20 and U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similarly based charges, fees or taxes of up to $299 depending on itinerary. Taxes and fees must be paid when the ticket is purchased. Baggage Charges: For travel within the United States/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands and to/from Canada, $23 USD/CAD* fee for 1 checked bag and $32 USD/CAD* fee for second checked bag when bags are prepaid during online check-in at delta.com. There is a $2 USD/CAD surcharge for the first bag, $3 USD/CAD for the second bag, when checking in via ticket counter, kiosk, or curbside. For all other travel, no fee for 2 checked bags (50 USD/CAD/EUR fee for travel to/from Europe for second checked bag when bags are prepaid during online check-in at delta.com, 55 USD/CAD/EUR fee for second bag when checking in via ticket counter, kiosk, or curbside) and 200 USD/CAD/EUR fee for third checked bag. Allowances are subject to size/weight limits. Contact a Delta agent for details. SkyMiles Partner Offers: Partner offers subject to the terms and conditions of each individual offer. Partners subject to change. All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, please visit delta.com/memberguide. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. ©2010 Delta Air Lines, Inc.
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