Delta Air Lines Expands Its Western Gateway With New Non-Stop Flights Between Los Angeles and Oklahoma City

LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) will continue to grow at Los Angeles International Airport with a new non-stop flight to Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City, effective Sept. 4. The new flight is the latest addition in a series of new non-stop domestic destinations served by Delta and the Delta Connection carriers from Los Angeles.

"Based on strong demand for Delta's LAX expansion, we are pleased to continue the trend with new service to Oklahoma City," said Joe Esposito, Delta's managing director - Schedule Planning. "Oklahoma City will be the 53rd destination served from LAX, offering Delta customers over 100 daily flights."

Delta Connection carrier ExpressJet Airlines will operate the new routes using 50-passenger Embraer 145 regional jets with upgraded in-flight entertainment with more than 100 channels of free XM Satellite Radio and redesigned, memory foam leather seating with no middle seats. Some of the newest destinations Delta serves from Los Angeles include: Boise, Idaho, Denver, Colo., Oakland, Calif., Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, Spokane, Wash. and Vancouver (all starting July 1).

Delta's schedule between Los Angeles and Oklahoma City effective Sept. 4:

Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Operated by ------------------------------------------------------------------- 7670 Los Angeles Oklahoma City Daily Delta Connection at 4:45 p.m. at 9:25 p.m. carrier ExpressJet ------------------------------------------------------------------- 7670* Oklahoma City Los Angeles Daily Delta Connection at 7:00 a.m. at 7:58 a.m. carrier ExpressJet ------------------------------------------------------------------- * Service begins Sept. 5

Delta Air Lines offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 311 destinations in 52 countries. With more than 60 new international routes added in the last year, Delta is adding international flights at a faster rate than any other major U.S. airline and is a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 32 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 600 weekly flights to 58 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 15,000 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. Including its SkyTeam and worldwide codeshare partners, Delta offers flights to 462 worldwide destinations in 98 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.

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CONTACT: Delta Air Lines, Inc. Corporate Communications 404-715-2554

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