INFORMATION REQUIRED IN PROXY STATEMENT
SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
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|o Definitive Proxy Statement|
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|o Soliciting Material under § 240.14a-11(c) or § 240.14a-12|
DELTA AIR LINES, INC.
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|THIS PROXY/VOTING INSTRUCTION CARD IS VALID ONLY WHEN SIGNED AND DATED.||Please Mark Here for Address Change or Confirmation SEE REVERSE SIDE||o|
DELTAS BOARD OF
DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A
VOTE FOR ALL NOMINEES.
|1.||Election of Nominees for Director|
|1-Edward H. Budd, 2-George M.C. Fisher, 3-David R. Goode,|
|4-Gerald Grinstein, 5-John F. Smith, Jr., 6-Joan E. Spero,|
|7-Larry D. Thompson|
|Write the number of the nominees(s) for
which you withhold authority on the line below.
|DELTAS BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS||DELTAS BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS|
|A VOTE FOR PROPOSAL 2.||For||Against||Abstain||A VOTE AGAINST PROPOSALS 3, 4, 5, AND 6,||For||Against||Abstain|
|WHICH WERE SUBMITTED BY SHAREOWNERS.|
|2.||To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche|
|LLP as independent auditors for the year ending December 31, 2004.||o||o||o||3.||Related to cumulative voting for directors.||o||o||o|
|4.||Related to restricted share programs.||o||o||o|
|5.||Related to retirement benefits for senior executives.||o||o||o|
|6.||Related to prohibition on compensation|
increases or benefit
|Please indicate if you plan to attend this meeting||o||o|
Signature (Joint Owners)
Please sign exactly as your name(s) appears on the proxy/voting Instruction card.
VOTING INSTRUCTION FORM
PLEASE MARK, SIGN, DATE AND RETURN THE VOTING INSTRUCTION FORM PROMPTLY USING THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE
This voting instruction is requested by The Dreyfus Trust Company in conjunction with a proxy solicitation by the
Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Please read the enclosed Proxy Statement and the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2003 for more information.
CONFIDENTIAL VOTING INSTRUCTION FORM
To: The Dreyfus Trust Company
As Trustee of the Comair, Inc. Savings and Investment Plan
The undersigned hereby instructs The Dreyfus Trust Company, as Trustee of the Comair, Inc. Savings and Investment Plan, to vote in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting of the Shareowners of Delta Air Lines, Inc. to be held on April 23, 2004, and at any adjournment or postponement thereof, all shares of Common Stock of Delta Air Lines, Inc. for which the undersigned shall be entitled to instruct, in the manner specified on the reverse side.
The Dreyfus Trust Company will vote the shares of Common Stock represented by this Voting Instruction Form if it is properly completed, signed, and received by The Dreyfus Trust Company before 5:00 p.m. EDT on April 19, 2004 at P.O. Box 3658, South Hackensack, NJ 07606-9358. Please note that if this Voting Instruction Form is not properly completed and signed, or it is not received by The Dreyfus Trust Company as indicated above, shares allocated to a participants account will not be voted.
The Dreyfus Trust Company makes no recommendation regarding any voting instructions.
(Continued and to be signed on the other side)
Address Change/Comments (Mark the corresponding box on the reverse side)
FOLD AND DETACH HERE
2004 Annual Meeting of Shareowners
April 23, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. at
The Renaissance Atlanta Concourse Hotel, One Hartsfield Centre Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30354
This admission ticket is required to attend the meeting. This ticket admits only the shareowner(s) listed on the reverse side. Each shareowner may be asked to present valid picture identification, such as a drivers license. Cameras, recording devices and other electronic devices will not be permitted at the meeting.
Thank you for voting.