ATLANTA, Oct. 5, 2012—Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announces today time changes on its double daily flights from Santiago de Caballeros (STI) and Santo Domingo (SDQ) to the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York.
“Starting on 5th of November, flight 487 from JFK to Santo Domingo will depart at 9:00 a.m. instead of 9:00 p.m. and flight 488 to JFK from Santo Domingo will leave at 2:48 p.m. instead of at 2:15 a.m.,” said Maria Fernanda Price, Delta’s regional manager for Caribbean and Central America. “These changes will allow more flexibility to our customers. Additional changes include moving the departure time for flight 555 from JFK to Santiago de Caballeros from 8:58 p.m. to 9:15 a.m. and flight 556 heading from Santiago de Caballeros will also be moved from a 2:22 a.m. departure to 3:06 p.m.”
The new flights schedule is now available for booking trough www.delta.com. Customers could also access to Delta’s Twitter channel in Spanish @DeltaAssist_ES, for real-time support before, during and after travel.
Delta introduced these additional flights on March 1st of this year, as a response to an increased demand for more connections between New York and the major cities of Dominican Republic.
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Delta is working to become the best U.S. carrier in Latin America and the Caribbean. As part of that goal Delta has established a long-term exclusive alliance with GOL Línhas Aereas Inteligentes investing more than US $100 million in GOL. Likewise, Delta has invested more than US $65 million in Aeroméxico as part of a long-term exclusive commercial alliance and entered a code sharing agreement with Aerolíneas Argentinas solidifying its footprint in Latin America. Executive Travel magazine recognized Delta with the Gold Leading Edge Award for the Best Flight Experience to Mexico. Delta provides service in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport reaching out to 32 countries and 54 destinations in the region offering more than 1,000 weekly flights between Latin America and the U.S. Spanish speaking Delta customers can receive real-time, on-the-go travel assistance in Spanish and Portuguese through its Twitter channels @DeltaAssist_ES and @DeltaAjuda 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Brazilian customers can also access Delta´s dedicated Brazil Facebook page visiting http://www.facebook.com/DeltaAirLinesBrasil.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. During the past year,
Delta was named domestic “Airline of the Year” by the readers of Travel Weekly magazine, was named the “Top Tech-Friendly U.S. Airline” by PCWorld magazine for its innovation in technology, won the Business Travel News Annual Airline Survey and was the recipient of 12 Executive Travel Magazine Leading Edge Awards for U.S. airlines. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 320 destinations in 60 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 status at delta.com.