SHANNON, May 14, 2014 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) is resuming its summer seasonal flights between Shannon and New York-JFK. The flights will operate daily from May 17, 2014 in conjunction with joint venture partners Air France and KLM.

The summer is always the most popular time for leisure travel so it’s important we offer services to meet this demand,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s senior vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “New York is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations with 55 million people expected to visit this year. Our nonstop flights from Shannon will make it more convenient for people to visit and allow our customers to maximize the time they spend in the U.S.”.

Delta’s nonstop service between Shannon and New York-JFK is scheduled as follows:

Flights

Departs

Arrives

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Shannon 12:40pm

New York - JFK 2:42pm

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New York  11:32pm

Shannon 10:55am (+1 day)

The service to New York-JFK will be operated with a 167 seat B757-200 aircraft featuring 16 seats in BusinessElite, with passengers enjoying a five course meal with wines chosen by Master Sommelier, Andrea Robinson. Customers flying in Economy Comfort, Delta’s premium economy service, benefit from up to four additional inches of legroom and 50 percent more recline than Delta’s standard international Economy class seats, as well as priority boarding. Other product initiatives being rolled out across Delta’s international fleet include the expansion of Wi-Fi service by the end of 2015.

Meanwhile, customers flying into New York-JFK will benefit from Delta’s new JFK Terminal 4, part of a $1.4 billion project to create a state-of-the-art international gateway. One of the largest terminals in North America, Terminal 4 offers travellers a spacious environment with a wide variety of shopping and dining options. For BusinessElite customers, the Delta Sky Club at Terminal 4 features a Sky Deck – an outdoor airport terrace offering unprecedented runway views.   

Delta’s nonstop services are available for booking via travel agents, online at www.delta.com or via calling Delta’s dedicated Ireland reservations team on +353 818 904 872.

 

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