U.S. carrier will also serve Canadian-made gourmet cookies on U.S.-Canada flights July 1
MIRABEL, Quebec, June 27, 2017 /CNW/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canada today with a fare sale to and from 11 Canadian destinations. The sale was announced at an event at the Bombardier Aerospace facility in Mirabel, Canada, where Delta also unveiled its July Sky magazine cover feature on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The airline will operate specially outfitted Canada Day flights featuring Canadian snacks on select U.S.-Canada flights on July 1.
"Delta's service to Canada can be traced back more than 80 years, and we're thrilled to honor Canada's 150 years of confederation with Prime Minister Trudeau as our July Sky Magazine cover story," said Steven Larkin, Delta's Director – Sales, Canada. "And by putting our 11 great Canadian destinations on sale, we hope that Canadians and Americans alike take advantage of our award-winning service with thoughtful employees and innovative on-board products and excellent operational reliability."
Customers can visit delta.com/150 to access a fare sale in honor of Canada's Sesquicentennial. Discounted fares for travel to and from 11 Canadian destinations Delta serves are available starting Jun. 27 through July 31. Travel must begin on or after Sept. 5 and must be completed on or before Dec. 20. Fares are available starting at CAN $189/USD $109 each way, based on required roundtrip purchase. Additional fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. For fare rules, restrictions, fees and baggage charges, see the full Terms and Conditions at delta.com/150.
Prime Minister Trudeau Feature
The July issue of Sky Magazine features Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the cover with an accompanying feature that presents an in-depth look at the Prime Minister's connection with Canada and the challenges and opportunities he faces leading the country. In addition, Delta CEO Ed Bastian's monthly letter addresses Delta's service and history in Canada.
Canadian-made Snacks for Select July 1 Flights
On July 1, customers on more than 130 Delta flights to and from Canada will enjoy a complimentary Maple Crème Cookie containing pure Canadian maple syrup from Heart Industries Ltd, a creator and marketer of Canadian made specialty gourmet products and confections since 1978.
Delta's frequent Canadian service from its U.S. hubs include flying to and from Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax.
Delta and its regional affiliates were among the launch customers of the Bombardier CRJ aircraft, a relationship that has lasted decades and continues on as Delta anticipates delivery of its first C Series aircraft in mid-2018.
Delta's service to Canada dates back to the mid-1930s by way of carriers that merged with Delta over the years, including Northeast Airlines, Western Airlines and Northwest Airlines.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2017, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the sixth time in seven years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented six consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 335 destinations in 62 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading transatlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on the Delta News Hub, as well as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub, Google.com/+Delta, and Facebook.com/delta.
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