ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced it has received U.S. government approval to serve Georgetown, Guyana, nonstop from New York-JFK beginning July 2, 2008†.
“Delta continues to be the fastest growing airline to the Caribbean and Latin America, having added more than 25 new destinations in the last two years,” said Christophe Didier, Delta’s vice president of Sales and Government Affairs for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Bordering Brazil, Venezuela and Suriname, Guyana is located where the Caribbean meets South America on its North Atlantic seaboard. More than 130,000 people of Guyanese descent live in the New York metropolitan region. This new service provides a convenient direct link between New York City and Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, enabling friends and family to visit each other.
To celebrate this latest addition to its list of international destinations, Delta is offering a one-way special fare of $279* from New York-JFK to Georgetown (based on a round-trip purchase), for purchase by March 14, 2008, for travel completed by Dec. 12, 2008. Additional taxes/fees/restrictions apply. Details are below.
Delta’s new non-stop service between New York-JFK and Georgetown, Guyana, effective July 2, 2008:
|DL 0383||New York-JFK 12:30 AM||Georgetown 6:40 AM||Four times weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday|
|DL 0384||Georgetown 10:05 AM||New York-JFK 4:20 PM||Four times weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday|
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.
*Terms and Conditions: Fare shown is available at delta.com. Tickets cost $20 more if purchased from Delta over the phone, or at a Delta ticket counter, and this amount is nonrefundable. Tickets are nontransferable. Seats are limited. Tickets: Tickets must be purchased within 72 hours after reservations are made and no later than Mar 14, 2008. Travel Period: Travel may begin Jul 2 through Dec 10, 2008 and must be completed by Dec 12, 2008. Blackout Dates: None Fare Validity: Fare is valid in the Economy (Coach) cabin on Delta flights only. Minimum Stay: 2 days Maximum Stay: 1 Month, or Dec 12, 2008, whichever is earlier. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Tickets are nonrefundable except in accordance with Delta’s cancellation policy. Fees may apply for downgrades/reissues and itinerary changes. Contact a Delta agent or visit delta.com for details. Taxes/Fees: A $3.50 Federal Excise Tax, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50 for each flight segment, and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment are not included. Fare does not include U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $30.80 and U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similarly based charges, fees or taxes of up to $299, depending on itinerary. Taxes and fees must be paid when the ticket is purchased. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. ©2008 Delta Air Lines, Inc.
†Subject to foreign government approval