More Flights, More Sun, More Sand: Delta Adds Flights to Seven Caribbean Destinations this Winter
ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced the addition of seasonal frequencies to its current schedule to seven Caribbean destinations to satisfy the rising demand for warm destinations during the winter season.*
Starting Dec. 20, 2008 Delta will add nonstop service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to each of the following destinations where it already offers service:
* Aruba (second daily flight);
* George Town, Cayman Islands (second Saturday flight);
* Montego Bay, Jamaica (third daily flight);
* Providenciales; Turks and Caicos (second Saturday flight);
* Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (second daily flight); and
* St. Maarten (second Saturday flight).
Delta also will add four weekly flights between Atlanta and St. Thomas effective Dec. 18. Schedule details are available at delta.com.
“The Caribbean is a perennial favorite spot for tourists during the winter months, and Delta is making it easier and more convenient for customers to reach their preferred beach destination,” said Miguel Lopez, regional director of Sales for Central America and the Caribbean for Delta.
In December, Delta also will inaugurate new year-round nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Buenos Aires, Argentina** (Dec. 18); Atlanta and Tegucigalpa, Honduras** (Dec. 18); New York-JFK and Bonaire** (Dec. 20), and Atlanta and Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic (Dec. 20).
Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 312 destinations in 61 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 44 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers 393 weekly flights to 47 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 500 worldwide destinations in 105 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and flight status at www.delta.com.
* Travel for some itineraries may be provided by Delta Connection carrier Pinnacle Airlines, Inc., until December 18, 2008.
**Subject to foreign government approval.
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