ATLANTA, Oct. 27, 2008 – Go easy. Get away.  Let Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) take you there with one of its most exciting expansions in Latin America and the Caribbean, including nine new flights and increased seasonal schedules to six sunny destinations starting in just a few weeks.

“Latin America and the Caribbean are the fastest-growing regions this season for Delta, offering customers variety and plenty of choices.  Whether you’re in the mood for some relaxation on a tropical island, adventure in the Amazon jungle, or great shopping in Buenos Aires, we’ll fly you there,” said Christophe Didier, Delta’s vice president of Sales and Government Affairs for Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Schedules are available at for new Delta service beginning in December, including:




Start Date




Tegucigalpa, Honduras*

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Manaus, Brazil

Santiago, Dominican Republic

Recife-Fortaleza, Brazil

Dec. 18

Dec. 19


Dec. 20

Dec. 21


New York-JFK

Buenos Aires, Argentina*

Bogota, Colombia


Dec. 18

Dec. 18

Dec. 20

Nashville, Tenn.

Cancun, Mexico*

Dec. 27

In addition, expanded seasonal schedules will start in December between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and six Caribbean destinations: 

•     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 one year-round frequency to its existing schedule between Atlanta and San Juan, Puerto Rico, starting on Nov. 22.

Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 287 destinations in 58 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 42 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers 315 weekly flights to 43 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

Travel for some itineraries may be provided by Delta Connection carrier Pinnacle Airlines, Inc.

* Subject to foreign government approval.