Delta Continues Northeast Expansion Connecting Regional Business Markets with Boston and Beyond
New service in Saranac Lake, N.Y and Plattsburgh, N.Y., connects customers to Boston and more than 30 destinations
BOSTON, Oct. 2, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will offer customers in Saranac Lake, N.Y. and Plattsburgh, N.Y. increased choice and convenience in air travel this fall with new nonstop service to Boston. The new service will provide passengers with competitively priced connecting opportunities to more than 100 daily Delta, Delta Connection® carrier and Delta Shuttle departures to more than 30 cities.
“As Boston’s largest carrier in terms of flights and destinations, Delta is pleased to continue expanding the choices offered to our customers by launching this service between Boston and Saranac Lake and Plattsburgh.” said David Bishko, Delta’s staff vice president – Alliances.
Delta Connection carrier Big Sky Airlines will operate the new service using the 19-seat Beechcraft 1900D aircraft, featuring stand-up cabins. Customers in these cities will enjoy:
Three round-trip flights between Boston and Saranac Lake, effective October 31st*
Three round-trip flights between Boston and Plattsburgh, effective October 31st*
”Big Sky is excited to continue its expansion in the Northeast as part of the Delta connection family”, said Fred deLeeuw, Big Sky President. “As we grow with Delta, we reaffirm our commitment to providing customers with the same safe, reliable service Big Sky has been known over its 29 years of operation.”
In addition to the new service to Saranac Lake and Plattsburgh, Big Sky also will expand from four to six the number of daily flights it operates for Delta between Boston and Bangor, Maine. The new Bangor flights will complement Delta’s comprehensive schedules at Bangor, including daily nonstop flights to its largest hubs in Atlanta and Cincinnati.
Featuring stand-up cabins? That's slightly humerous, eh? Good news for the folks up in SLK and PBG though!
Press release: http://news.delta.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=10869
[Edited 2007-10-05 02:23:27]