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Delta Increases Services between Dublin and the U.S. this summer

Over 1,400 extra seats available per week

Jan 10, 2013

DUBLIN, 10 January 2013 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) is boosting capacity this summer between Ireland and the United States operating additional service between Dublin and New York.  The new service which compliments Delta’s existing year round Dublin to New York service will be operated by a B767-400 ER aircraft three times per week effective 18 June through to 29 August.

“The United States continues to be a popular destination for Irish holidaymakers and this additional service will offer passengers more travel options to a wide range of destinations throughout the States,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s senior vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “We also look forward to supporting inbound tourism by transporting thousands more visitors to Ireland from the U.S., boosting the local economy.”

In addition to the extra weekly frequency on the route, Delta will fly its daily Dublin to New York service over the summer period with a larger B767-300 ER aircraft replacing its B757-200 aircraft.   The two B767 aircraft will provide additional cargo space.

“Throughout the summer we will be offering more seats on this route and an unrivaled network.  Customers travelling from Dublin benefit from convenient connections via New York to popular destinations such Orlando, Miami, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Francisco.  It also provides added flexibility for freight fowarders,” added Cantarutti.  

Delta’s Dublin flights which are operated in co-operation with joint venture partner Air France KLM will be scheduled as follows: 

 Delta’s schedule DublinNew York, JFK (18 June – 29 August)

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days of week

DL091

Dublin at 11:20am

New York, JFK at 1:35pm

Daily

DL198

Dublin at 2:50pm

New York, JFK at 5:05pm

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

 Delta’s schedule New York, JFK - Dublin (17 June – 28 August)

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days of week

DL092

JFK at 7:20pm

Dublin at 7:25am (next day)

Daily

DL199

JFK at 9:25pm

Dublin at 9:30am (next day)

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

Other product initiatives being rolled out across Delta’s international fleet include the expansion of Wi-Fi service from 2013.  The introduction of Wi-Fi on Delta operated flights between Ireland and the U.S. will enable customers to get online throughout their journey.  Delta will also open their new state of the art facility at Terminal 4 at New York-JFK in May 2013, facilitating improved connections onto over 55 destinations in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Customers wishing to book travel on Delta’s nonstop service to New York-JFK can see their travel agent, call Delta’s dedicated reservations team on +353 818 904 872 or visit delta.com.

 About Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. During the past year, Delta won 33 airline industry awards sweeping the major corporate travel surveys including Business Travel News, Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, Recommend Magazine and The Beat. Delta was also a recipient of the Secretary of Defense Freedom Award for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 318 destinations in 59 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline’s service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier program, a world-class airline loyalty program; the award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 50 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than $3 billion through 2013 in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight 

For further information: For press inquiries: Delta Corporate Communications Telephone: +44 20 8750 9913 Email: EMEAnews.delta@delta.com


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