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Delta to Start New Nonstop Service between Fargo, N.D. and Atlanta

Customers benefit from extensive connection opportunities at Delta's largest hub

ATLANTA, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) will add new nonstop seasonal service between Fargo, N.D. and Atlanta, effective Dec. 21, 2013.

"We continue to see growing demand in this marketplace, especially from customers wanting to connect to the Southeast and Latin America during the winter season," said Joe Esposito, Delta's Managing Director – Domestic Network Planning. "With this new seasonal service, Fargo customers will have access to more than 200 nonstop destinations at the world's largest single airline hub."

The Saturday-only service between Fargo's Hector International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will be operated by Delta Connection carrier ExpressJet using a two-class Canadair CRJ-900, equipped with 12 First Class seats, 12 Economy Comfort seats and 52 seats in the main cabin.

In addition to First Class seating, Fargo customers will benefit from onboard Wi-Fi as Delta operates the largest WiFi-equipped fleet in the world, including all Delta Connection two-class regional jets.

"We are delighted that Delta is providing seasonal service through their Atlanta hub," said Shawn Dobberstein, Executive Director of Fargo's International Airport. "The Saturday service will be extremely popular for travelers in our region who are seeking connections to warm weather destinations this winter."

Delta's new nonstop seasonal service between Fargo and Atlanta is scheduled as follows:

Service

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Service Begins

Service Ends

ATL-FAR

5180

7:15 p.m.

9:30 p.m.

Dec. 21, 2013

March 29, 2014

FAR-ATL

5181

6:15 a.m.

10:10 a.m.

Dec. 21, 2013

March 29, 2014

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. Delta was named by Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide in its 2013 World's Most Admired Companies airline industry list, topping the list for the second time in three years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 330 destinations in 65 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and 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 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. Delta is investing more than $3 billion in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta and Facebook.com/delta.

SOURCE Delta Air Lines

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