Delta Air Lines will add weekly Delta Connection service (operated by Republic Airline) between New York (LaGuardia) and Key West starting on March 9, 2019.
According to Airline Route the seasonal route will be operated with Embraer 170/175 aircraft.
Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, operates a fleet of nearly 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with approximately 950 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express.
On November 16, 2018 Delta confirmed the new route with this announcement:
Delta will launch new seasonal Saturday service between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Key West, boosting the carrier’s seasonal leisure offerings to destinations in Florida and the Caribbean.
The seasonal flights will be operated by Delta Connection carrier Republic Airline from March 9, 2019, through August 31, 2019, on Embraer E-170 aircraft with 9 seats in First Class, 12 in Delta Comfort+ and 48 in the Main Cabin.
The flights will operate on the following schedule and are now available for sale:
|LGA at 9:00 a.m.||EYW at 12:43 p.m.|
|EYW at 1:13 p.m.||LGA at 4:24 p.m.|
The Key West flight also joins new winter service to the Caribbean from New York-JFK to Kingston, Port-Au-Prince and Antigua, along with a second daily flight to Nassau. Saturday service between JFK and St. Maarten will increase to a daily frequency next month.
Delta also flies daily between Key West and Atlanta year-round.
Top Copyright Photo (all others by Republic): Delta Connection-Republic Airline (2nd) Embraer ERJ 170-200LR (ERJ 175) N201JQ (msn 17000235) DCA (Jay Selman). Image: 403808.