NEW YORK, May 29, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) launches nonstop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Georgetown, Guyana, Sunday, June 1, 2008, as part of its continued expansion in the South American continent.
Guyana is the third-smallest country on the mainland of South America and is situated on the Atlantic Ocean, north of the equator and east of Venezuela. As one of four countries in South America where Spanish is not the primary language, Guyana is culturally similar to English-speaking Caribbean countries.
“We continue to add destinations departing out of New York’s JFK, expanding the worldwide reach of this growing Delta hub. In addition to flying now to Guyana, soon we will begin new nonstop service to Bogota, Colombia, increasing to 18 the number of destinations between JFK and Latin America and the Caribbean,” said Christophe Didier, Delta’s vice president of Sales and Government Affairs for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Delta’s schedule between New York-JFK and Georgetown starting June 1:
|DL383||New York-JFK at 1:10 a.m.||Georgetown at 7 a.m.||Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
|DL384||Georgetown at 9 a.m.||New York-JFK at 2:45 p.m.||Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 305 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 38 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 478 weekly flights to 58 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 16,409 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 delta.com.