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Delta is giving its Raleigh-Durham customers even more options with new daily nonstop service to Pittsburgh and weekend service to New Orleans beginning June 8, 2019.

“The new daily Pittsburgh service provides the Raleigh-Durham business community with convenient non-stop service to a top destination, while the weekend New Orleans flights give our customers more leisure travel options,” said Joe Esposito, Delta’s Senior Vice President – Network Planning. “These new flights strengthen Delta’s presence as the No. 1 global carrier from the Research Triangle area.”

Beginning June 8, Delta will offer the following daily schedule between Raleigh-Durham and Pittsburgh:

Raleigh-Durham International Airport – Pittsburgh



RDU at 8:10 a.m.

PIT at 9:32 a.m.



PIT at 8:38 a.m.

RDU at 10 a.m.


Beginning June 8, Delta will offer the following schedule** between Raleigh-Durham and New Orleans:

Raleigh-Durham International Airport – New Orleans 



RDU at 9 a.m.

MSY at 9:53 a.m.



MSY at 10:30 a.m.

RDU at 1:20 p.m.

** Saturday and Sunday only service

The service will be on 76-seat CRJ-900 regional jets operated by Delta Connection carrier Endeavor Air in an all aisle-and-window seating configuration with room for 12 customers in First Class, 20 in Delta Comfort+ and 44 in the main cabin. Every seat has access to Wi-Fi and streaming in-flight entertainment via Delta Studio.

RDU is one of Delta’s largest non-hub airports, with more than 80 flights per day to 29 destinations worldwide. Delta is the largest airline in Raleigh-Durham, and has more than doubled service since 2010, adding 19 additional destinations and more than 25,000 weekly seats.

Delta began service in 2017 to Nashville, Austin, Seattle, and begins Chicago O’Hare on April 1, further enhancing offerings to the business traveler. Delta also connects Raleigh-Durham customers to Europe and beyond through its partner hub with daily non-stop service to Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

Additionally, RDU customers can connect to the world via Delta’s global network through frequent, daily service to its hubs and key markets in Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Salt Lake City, New York –JFK and LaGuardia, and Los Angeles. In November, Delta announced it would in-source 100 full time jobs at RDU to support its high level of service.