Release 06.DAL10
March 23, 2006

Delta Air Line Pilots to Picket

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Delta Air Line pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Intíl (ALPA), will conduct informational picketing in four cities to demonstrate their continued disappointment with Delta managementís intransigence at the negotiating table and their apparent intent to use the bankruptcy process to reject the pilotsí contract.

Picketing will take place as follows:

LaGuardia Airport--Marine Air Terminal
New York, NY
Friday, March 24, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST 
Media Spokesman: Capt. Jay Kuenzle, (C) 203-788-2835

Salt Lake City International Airport
Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, March 24, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. MST 
Media Spokesman: Capt. Ed Thiel, (C) 801-403-5934

Orlando International Airport
Orlando, FL
Sunday, March 26, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
Media Spokesman, Capt. R.B. Vaughn, (C) 770-329-8279

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
DFW Airport, TX
Wednesday, March 29, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CST
Media Spokesman: Capt. Mark Saltzman, (C) 214-893-7113

Founded in 1931, ALPA represents 62,000 pilots at 39 airlines in the U.S. and Canada. ALPA represents approximately 6,000 active DAL pilots and 500 furloughed DAL pilots. Visit the ALPA website at and the Delta pilotsí website at

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SOURCE: Air Line Pilots Association
CONTACT: Kelly Collins, 770-330-4145 cell phone, 404-7634925 office