Sept. 24, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and
announced today that Delta will serve as the official airline of
football team will also use Delta as their charter carrier for the 2013 season.
"Delta is proud to continue its commitment to the
community by partnering with
– an institution with a strong reputation for academic and athletic excellence," said
, Delta's senior vice president –
As the official airline of the Orange, Delta will be featured on gameday signage at the Carrier Dome and sponsor in-game promotions during football, basketball and lacrosse games.
Delta has marketing relationships with eight NCAA athletic programs in addition to
University of Georgia
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of North Carolina
. Delta serves as the charter carrier for 41 NCAA Football programs.
, Delta added new all-jet service from LaGuardia to key Upstate New York markets, including
. It continues to maintain its commitment to the Upstate community through its support of local civic arts and community organizations, including the Syracuse YMCA and the Taste of
Delta offers 15-peak day departures from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to five destinations, including
, New York-LaGuardia and New York-JFK. A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection carriers:
, Compass, Endeavor Air, ExpressJet or GoJet.
New York City's
largest and fastest growing carrier, providing service to more destinations from
New York State
than any other airline. As part of a
project to create a state-of-the-art international gateway at JFK, Delta's new Terminal 4 opened earlier this year. The airline is also investing more than
to expand and update Terminals C and D at LaGuardia. The unique Delta Shuttle product offers hourly service to
Delta's three metropolitan-area airports carried 23.1 million domestic and international passengers in 2012, up from 20.8 million passengers in 2011. Delta and its nearly 9,000
-based employees are part of the fabric of the
community, acting as the official airline of the Yankees, Mets, Knicks, Rangers,
Madison Square Garden
, Food Bank for
New York City
, New York Wine and Food and AmFar among many others.