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Delta Announces New Nonstop Service Between Nashville and Cancun

Introductory fare of $159* one-way (based on round trip purchase) makes travel to Cancun easy, affordable

Ex ATLANTA, Aug 20, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX )
Delta Air Lines today announced it will expand service to Cancun, Mexico, with new nonstop flights from Nashville International Airport beginning on Dec. 20, 2008.** The Nashville, Tenn. flight brings to 10 the number of U.S. cities from which Delta serves the popular destination in Mexico's Riviera Maya.

Delta currently serves Cancun from Atlanta; Boston; Cincinnati; Hartford, Conn.; Los Angeles; Orlando, Fla.; Raleigh/Durham, N.C.; Salt Lake City, and Washington, DC.

For a limited time, Delta is offering a special introductory fare of $159* one-way for travel from Nashville to Cancun between Jan. 10 and Mar. 28, 2009. A round-trip ticket purchase is required to take advantage of the introductory fare, and additional taxes, fees, restrictions, and baggage charges may apply. Details are included below.*

"Cancun is a favorite travel destination for U.S. travelers, and we are making it easy to reach from different points in the United States," said Pam Elledge, senior vice president-Global Sales and Distribution. "Delta's introductory fare allows travelers from Nashville to get acquainted with the convenience of the new flight and accessibility of the destination."

The new flight between Nashville and Cancun is part of Delta's ongoing international expansion, of which Latin America is a key component. Delta also will start flights between New York-JFK and Buenos Aires, Argentina (Dec. 18)**; New York-JFK and Bonaire (Dec. 20)**; New York-JFK and Bogota, Colombia (Dec. 18)**; and Atlanta and Santiago, Dominican Republic (Dec. 20). With the additional service to Cancun, in December Delta will offer more than 500 weekly nonstop flights to more than 50 destinations across Latin America and the Caribbean.

**Service subject to foreign government approval.

Delta's schedule between Nashville and Cancun starting Dec. 20, 2008 is as follows:
Flight Departs Arrives Frequency
DL 539 Nashville at 10:50 a.m. Cancun at 1:56 p.m. Saturdays
DL 540 Cancun at 2:50 p.m. Nashville at 6:27 p.m. Saturdays

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