ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announces the beginning of nonstop service from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to St. Kitts as part of its continued expansion in the Caribbean.
St. Kitts is part of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the smallest nation in the Americas in both area and population. The unspoiled and exotic vegetation of St. Kitts makes it the perfect destination for ecotourism aficionados searching for lava formations, tropical forest areas and seaside lagoons.
“Our nonstop flight from Atlanta makes St. Kitts a great destination for first-time travelers to the Caribbean, as well as those who want to add one more island experience to their list,” said Christophe Didier, Delta’s vice president of Sales and Government Affairs for Latin America and the Caribbean. “In the past two years we’ve added more than ten Caribbean destinations to our network as part of Delta’s accelerated global expansion.”
Delta’s schedule between Atlanta and St. Kitts:
|DL373||Atlanta at 11:15 a.m.||St. Kitts at 4:05 p.m.||Saturday|
|DL372||St. Kitts at 4:55 p.m.||Atlanta at 8:05 p.m.>||Saturday|
Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 314 destinations in 59 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 36 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 600 weekly flights to 65 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 14,000 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 479 worldwide destinations in 107 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.