BOGOTA, Nov. 15, 2011 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced it is making significant improvements to the customer experience for first class customers on its daily Boeing 737-700 flights between Bogota, Colombia and United States.

Starting in December, first-class passengers on Delta’s flight from Bogota to New York-JFK and Atlanta, will have a choice of four main dinner entrees such as seared beef tenderloin with a béarnaise sauce and risotto gremolata, roasted chicken breast with artichokes and red peppers, bucatini pasta, marinara sauce with olives and fresh mozzarella, or a cold plate of beef tenderloin and seared scallops.

In addition to the main entrée, first-class customers will be treated to warm nuts, an appetizer, fresh salad, fruit, cheese and ice cream sundaes.

The wine list has also been expanded to include selections by Delta’s Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson. This month, for example, flights between Bogota and the U.S. will feature a Malbec from Argentina, part of Delta’s “Best of Cellars” option.

Delta is also upgrading its in-flight entertainment system. First-class customers will have a choice of in-seat movies, pre-recorded television programs, games, and music. Each seat features an electrical outlet and USB port for charging laptop computers and other personal electronics.

“Our corporate travelers have told us what they want, and we’re investing in our product to cater to their needs,” said Ricardo Garnica, Delta’s sales manager in Colombia. “From comfortable pillows and blankets, to excellent menu options, all are added bonuses that Colombian travelers currently do not have with any other airline traveling to the U.S.”

Delta launched service between the U.S. and Colombia in 2000, and today, offers two daily flights to Atlanta and New York-JFK as follows:







Atlanta at 4:50 p.m.

Bogota at 9:43 p.m.


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Bogota at 10:29 a.m.

Atlanta at 3:35 p.m.


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New York-JFK at 5:05 p.m.

Bogota at 11:15 p.m.


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Bogota at 11:59 p.m.

New York-JFK at 6 a.m. (next day)


Boeing 737-700

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year, and was named by Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide in its 2011 World's Most Admired Companies airline industry list. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 335 destinations in 59 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-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 $2 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

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