Press Release Source: Delta Air Lines
Delta Connects Customers in Atlanta and Fast-Growing Central Illinois
Monday August 22, 2:40 pm ET
Delta Connection carrier ASA offers new non-stop service, special introductory fares between Atlanta, Bloomington, Ill.
ATLANTA, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE
- News) will link Atlanta and one of the most significant emerging travel gateways in the Midwest -- Bloomington, Ill. Beginning Dec. 1, Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) will offer customers three daily, round-trip flights between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Central Illinois Regional Airport.
"It's a privilege to add the 'Twin Cities' -- Bloomington and Normal -- to the growing list of communities we serve," said Bob Cortelyou, Vice President - Network and Schedule Planning. "Delta's service to Atlanta will offer Bloomington customers convenient access to more than 210 destinations worldwide."
To encourage customers to check out its new service, Delta is offering special low introductory fares for travel between Dec. 1, 2005 and Feb. 14, 2006. Passengers should hurry to take advantage of these fares, as tickets must be purchased by Sept. 6, 2005.
Sample one-way introductory fares (based on a round-trip purchase) between Bloomington and ...
Raleigh-Durham, N.C. $84
Washington (Reagan National) $89
Orlando, Fla. $99
Tampa, Fla. $104
Jacksonville, Fla. $104
West Palm Beach, Fla. $114
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. $114
Greensboro, N.C. $119
Fort Myers, Fla. $129
Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Fares shown are available only
for purchase on delta.com or from a travel agent. See below for more
ASA will operate the new service to Bloomington with the popular Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft. The 50-seat jet is known for its convenience, comfort and speed, and carries passengers in a two-by-two seating arrangement.
Delta's new daily non-stop service between Atlanta and Bloomington effective Dec. 1:
Flight Departs Arrives
4634 Atlanta at 11:02 a.m. Bloomington at 11:45 a.m.
4656 Atlanta at 4:02 p.m. Bloomington at 4:45 p.m.
4657 Atlanta at 8:50 p.m. Bloomington at 9:36 p.m.
4633* Bloomington at 5:40 a.m. Atlanta at 8:29 a.m.
4634 Bloomington at 12:15 p.m. Atlanta at 3:04 p.m.
4656 Bloomington at 5:15 p.m. Atlanta at 8:07 p.m.
*Flight begins Dec. 2
Located in the heart of central Illinois, Bloomington is headquarters for several well-known corporations, including State Farm Insurance and Mitsubishi Motors North America. The region also is one of the nation's most productive agricultural areas.