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Delta to Begin 11 New Transatlantic Routes this Summer

Delta to Begin 11 New Transatlantic Routes this Summer

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch and re-launch approximately 11 routes between the United Sates and Europe this summer.
The carrier will begin new flights between Atlanta and Lisbon, as well as service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to the Azores, Portugal. The latter will be the carrier’s first route to the Portuguese archipelago.
Delta will launch new Indianapolis-Paris flights, the carrier’s first European service from the Indiana …

Delta to Resume Service to Mumbai After Three Years

Delta to Resume Service to Mumbai After Three Years

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin new service from the United States to Mumbai next year. The service will be the carrier’s first to the country in over three years.
The airline last flew to India on a New York JFK-Amsterdam-Mumbai route on March 28, 2015. On that date, the carrier discontinued the Mumbai portion of the route.
The service is subject to government approval, and Delta said that details …

Delta to Begin Boston-Philadelphia Route

Delta to Begin Boston-Philadelphia Route

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch new daily service between Boston and Philadelphia on October 1. Flights will be operated by Delta Connection carrier Endeavor Air.
Flights are scheduled to depart Boston’s Logan International Airport at 6:45 a.m., 11:05 a.m., 1:50 p.m., and 6:35 p.m., arriving at Philadelphia International Airport at 8:23 a.m., 12:49 p.m., 3:41 p.m., and 8:10 p.m., respectively. From Philadelphia, flights are scheduled to depart at 9 …

Delta Sees Load Factor Drop for April

Delta Sees Load Factor Drop for April

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for April 2018.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 18.26 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a 3.7% increase from 17.61 billion RPMs April 2017.  Domestic traffic rose 7.1%, from 10.77 billion RPMs to 11.52 billion RPMs, while international traffic decreased to 6.73 billion RPMs, a 1.6% drop from 6.84 billion RPMs the previous April.
Total system-wide capacity for the month rose …

Delta to Link New York to Kingston and Port-au-Prince

Delta to Link New York to Kingston and Port-au-Prince

Delta Air Lines announced plans to expand its reach from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to the Caribbean.
The Atlanta-based airline will add new daily non-stop service to Kingston Jamaica starting December 20, 2018 and add a second flight to Nassau, the Bahamas on October 1. In addition, the carrier will add new non-stop service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti starting, beginning December 22.
The Port-au-Prince flight will only operate once a week, …

Delta Sees Increase in March Traffic and Load Factor

Delta Sees Increase in March Traffic and Load Factor

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for March 2018.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 18.95 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a 4.3% increase from 18.17 billion RPMs March 2017.  Domestic traffic rose 4.2%, from 11.72 billion RPMs to 12.22 billion RPMs, while international traffic increased to 6.73 billion RPMs, a 4.3% rise from 6.45 billion RPMs the previous March.
Total system-wide capacity for the month rose …

Delta-Korean Air Joint Venture Gets Green Light

Delta-Korean Air Joint Venture Gets Green Light

Delta Air Lines said Thursday that its planned joint venture with Korean Air, announced in March 2017, has been approved by U.S. and Korean regulatory authorities and that it is preparing to launch it soon.
The joint venture will expand on the two carriers’ long-time partnership, allowing them to share costs and revenues on trans-Pacific flights while coordinating schedules. For passengers, the news promises seamless connections and the ability to earn …