Delta Boosts Chicago-New York Connection

Delta Air Lines will launch hourly Delta Shuttle service between New York-LaGuardia and Chicago-O'Hare International airports Monday with 11 weekday flights. With the addition of Chicago-O'Hare, Delta will be the only airline offering shuttle services to New York's top three business markets: Chicago, Boston and Washington, D.C.

During the past four years, Delta has added 40 new destinations from LaGuardia and JFK combined, expanded BusinessElite service to transcontinental flights from JFK to Los Angeles and San Francisco and reintroduced "Red Coats" as customer service ambassadors at LaGuardia and JFK.

Flights schedules for the new Chicago-New York shuttle are available online at http://news.delta.com/index.php?s=18&item=130.

To celebrate, the airline the service increase, Delta is offering SkyMiles members triple flown miles and triple Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) on all Delta Shuttle flights connecting LaGuardia to Boston-Logan, Washington-Reagan National and Chicago-O'Hare airports between June 14 and August 31, 2010.

Members must register for this promotion at www.delta.com/shuttlepromo. This bonus is in addition to the minimum 500 SkyMiles earned for each Shuttle flight traveled. SkyMiles members traveling between Chicago and New York can earn nearly 4,400 miles round trip while customers traveling on Delta Shuttle's New York-Boston and New York-Washington, D.C. routes can earn 3,000 miles for each round trip.

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