NICE, February 19, 2015 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will be offering customers flying from Nice’s Côte d’Azur Airport smoother connections to a number of U.S. destinations this summer via the newly extended Terminal 4 at Delta’s hub at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The nonstop flight, operated in conjunction with joint venture partner Air France-KLM, will restart with an initial 5 weekly services on March 29, 2015 before commencing daily operations on May 2, 2015.  Customers connecting to destinations including Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston will benefit from same-terminal transfers thanks to the new $175 million extension of Delta’s Terminal 4 at New York-JFK.

“This summer we will offer up to 3,430 weekly seats between Nice and New York and around 40% of these passengers will have onward connections to other U.S. cities,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s senior vice president Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “One in five customers flying to Nice travels for business, so smoother connections at JFK bring added convenience and make Nice a more attractive destination for meetings and conferences as well as for leisure travellers throughout the U.S.”

Delta’s nonstop flight between Nice and New York-JFK will support a number of high profile events in the Côte d’Azur region this summer including: the Cannes Film Festival; Monaco Grand Prix and the Nice Jazz Festival. According to figures from the Riviera Tourism Board, the U.S. ranks fourth in terms of visitor numbers to the region and American tourists rank among the third highest spenders.

The Nice to New York-JFK schedule is as follows:

Flight number

Departure

Arrival

DL206

Nice at 1:05 p.m.

New York-JFK at 4:16 p.m.

DL412

New York-JFK at 9:05 p.m.

Nice at 11:20 a.m. next day

Delta unveiled the newest expansion to Terminal 4 at New York-JFK in January 2015. The project added 11 new gates and 75,000 square feet to Concourse B and continues Delta’s $1.2 billion investment to enhance and expand Terminal 4.

Delta is significantly improving the customer experience at Terminal 4 and Terminal 2 by streamlining travel for customers with connecting flights at JFK and enhancing access to amenities at both terminals. Delta is relocating the majority of its Delta Connection flights from Terminal 2 to the expanded Concourse B in Terminal 4. The new gates at Terminal 4 all feature enclosed jetways and offer customers proximity to a flagship Delta Sky Club and access to chef-inspired restaurants.

Customers wishing to book flights on Delta’s nonstop service to New York can call Delta’s dedication reservations team on 0892 702 609, visit delta.com or see their travel agent.

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