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Delta Air Lines Grows in Latin America with New Service between New York-JFK and Buenos Aires


Customers invited to enjoy summer in the Southern Hemisphere as nonstop flights between New York-JFK and Argentina start Dec. 18, 2008.

NEW YORK. – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced today new nonstop daily service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Buenos Aires, Argentina, starting Dec. 18, 2008.*

The new Delta flight to Buenos Aires complements the airline’s existing daily service to Argentina from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

In celebration of the new JFK-Buenos Aires service, Delta offers a special one-way introductory fare of $459*** for travel between Jan. 5 and Feb. 27, 2009. Round-trip ticket purchase required. Tickets must be purchased by July 1, 2008. Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. Details are included below.

“Delta continues to move forward with its international expansion despite current challenges of escalating fuel costs, and today we are a strong, competitive leader in the industry,” said Christophe Didier, vice president of Sales and Government Affairs for Latin America and the Caribbean for Delta. “This new flight between New York and Buenos Aires is a tremendously important step as we add more routes and destinations throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean.”

Delta recently announced its new flight between New York-JFK and Bogotá, Colombia, scheduled to begin Aug. 19. From New York, the airline also offers year-round and seasonal nonstop service to 18 destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Guatemala City, Panama City, Sao Paulo, and San Jose and Liberia, Costa Rica, among others.

Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 324 destinations in 62 countries. Delta has added more international capacity than any major U.S. airline during the last two years and is the leader across the Atlantic with flights to 43 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers 600 weekly flights to 62 destinations. Delta’s marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on more than 16,000 flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. Including its SkyTeam and worldwide codeshare partners, Delta offers flights to 474 worldwide destinations in 104 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at

*Subject to foreign government approval.


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