Delta Air Lines made this announcement:
Customers flying out from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will again have this winter more options to follow their wanderlust and visit three beautiful Caribbean destinations during the holidays, with seasonal routes to Antigua, Grenada and St. Kitts.
The seasonal winter schedules are as follows:
Atlanta (ATL) – Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda (ANU) Beginning Nov. 17, 2018
|DL 653||ATL at 9:45 a.m.||ANU at 3:10 p.m.||Saturdays|
|DL 652||ANU at 4:10 p.m.||ATL at 7:40 p.m.||Saturdays|
Atlanta (ATL) – Grenada, Grenada (GND) Beginning Dec. 22, 2018
|DL 725||ATL at 9:55 a.m.||GND at 3:29 p.m.||Saturdays|
|DL 796||GND at 3:30 p.m.||ATL at 7:34 p.m.||Saturdays|
Atlanta (ATL) – St. Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKB) Beginning Dec. 22, 2018
|DL 890||ATL at 10 a.m.||SKB at 2:57 p.m.||Two weekly flights|
|DL 863||SKB at 4:10 p.m.||ATL at 7:38 p.m.||Two weekly flights|
Flights to Antigua and St. Kitts will operate on Boeing 737-900 aircraft, with 20 First Class seats, 21 Delta Comfort+® seats, and 139 Main Cabin seats. Flights to Grenada will operate on Boeing 737-800 aircraft featuring 16 First Class seats, 36 Delta Comfort+® seats, and 108 Main Cabin seats.
Once on board, all customers will be able to enjoy Delta Studio – the complimentary entertainment service for Delta customers that offers over 300 movies and 550 TV show episodes alongside music and games on individual seat-back screens, or streamed directly to a laptop, tablet or mobile.
Recently, Delta installed its 600th aircraft with seat-back entertainment, making the airline the industry leader in seat-back entertainment. Customers will also be able to use free mobile messaging via iMessage, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, plus optional access to high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the aircraft.
In other news, Delta Air Lines reported operating performance for August 2018. The company carried 18.3 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of August.
Monthly highlights include:
- Opening a new 127,000-square-foot state-of-the-art engine repair shop, which will support the next-generation Rolls-Royce powerplants featured on Delta’s Airbus A350 and the forthcoming A330-900neo through the Maintenance Repair and Overhaul business
- Installing seat-back entertainment on its 600th aircraft, giving more customers than ever convenient access to free in-flight entertainment on Delta Studio, and offering more aircraft with seat-back entertainment than any airline in the world
- Announcing new Summer 2019 trans-Atlantic flying to include expanded service to Paris and Amsterdam from Los Angeles; expanded service to Paris and Tel Aviv from New York-JFK, and new service to Amsterdam from Tampa
- Aligning the corporate customer program with joint venture partner Air France-KLM in an industry-first program to enhance benefits for the corporate travel experience, including better seats and priority boarding
The company’s operating performance is detailed in the table below.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year.
Top Copyright Photo: Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-900 ER SSWL N867DN (msn 319769) SEA (Bruce Drum). Image: 104725.
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