Delta Adds Super Bowl Flights For Steelers Fans
Nonstop flights from Pittsburgh mean convenient service for fans heading to Dallas/Fort Worth to cheer on the Steelers
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 24, 2011 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will be adding nonstop flights for fans heading to Dallas to cheer on the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV.
The airline will operate special nonstop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport from Pittsburgh International Airport on Feb. 4, 5 and 7. Flights can be booked beginning today at Delta.com. Delta does not normally operate nonstop flights on the Pittsburgh-Dallas/Fort Worth route.
“Our nonstop flights to DFW will mean fast, convenient service for Steelers fans heading to Dallas/Fort Worth for the big game,” said Wayne Aaron, Delta’s vice president – Marketing Programs and Distribution Strategy. “We’re proud to be flying some of football’s greatest fans on Delta to cheer on the Steelers in the Super Bowl.”
“We are thrilled that Delta is making sure the Steelers Nation can get to the Big Game!” said Glenn R. Mahone, Chairman, Allegheny County Airport Authority. “Pittsburgh International Airport has your ticket to more flights to the top destinations. Our excellent customer service will help fans get to where they are going safely and swiftly in a friendly way.”
Delta’s Super Bowl schedule:
Feb. 4, departs Pittsburgh at 8 am, arrives at D/FW at 10:20 am, aircraft Boeing 757
Feb. 4, departs Pittsburgh at 8:20 am, arrives at D/FW at 10:50 am, aircraft CRJ-900*
Feb. 7, departs D/FW at 8 am, arrives Pittsburgh at 11:40 am, aircraft Boeing 757
* operated by Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines
Delta currently operates more than 30 flights daily from Pittsburgh International Airport, with convenient nonstop service to its hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, New York-JFK, Memphis and Minneapolis-St. Paul. Delta also operates nonstop service between Pittsburgh and Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, the city’s only nonstop service to Europe.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 357 destinations in 67 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 75,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta 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 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline’s service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier program, the world’s largest airline loyalty program; the award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 50 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than $2 billion through 2013 in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at delta.com.
A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on Delta Connection carriers Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines, Comair, Compass Airlines, Mesaba Airlines, Pinnacle Airlines, Shuttle America and SkyWest.