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Delta Air Lines, New York's largest carrier, continues expanding connectivity between New York and the Caribbean with the launch of a service to Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda, beginning Dec. 22, 2018.

This route builds on the new services that Delta announced last month, with a second daily flight to Nassau, The Bahamas, beginning Oct. 1, 2018; new daily service to Kingston, Jamaica, effective Dec. 20, 2018; and new Saturday service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, beginning Dec. 22, 2018.

"We are working to provide the most extensive array of options and routes to our customers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean," said Luciano Macagno, Managing Director - Latin America & Caribbean. "It is exciting to expand our offering with a new flight from our second-largest international hub at New York-JFK to Antigua. This new service demonstrates our commitment to the Caribbean market."

The new schedule between New York's JFK and Antigua is as follows:

Departs Arrives Frequency
JFK at 8:35 a.m. ANU at 1:49 p.m. Saturday
ANU at 2:50 p.m. JFK at 6:31 p.m. Saturday

Delta will operate this route with Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 16 seats in First Class, 36 seats in Delta Comfort+ and 108 seats in the Main Cabin.

"Delta continues to be the airline of choice for New Yorkers, whether they're traveling for work or play," said Chuck Imhof, Vice President — New York and Sales, East. "This new flight to Antigua is just the latest in an exciting series of recently added service to destinations in the U.S., the Caribbean, Europe and Africa."