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North America: Delta Airlines Announces New Routes



New routes to Barbados, Puerto Plata, Mazatlán and more flights to Curaçao announced.


Delta is boosting its flights to Latin America and the Caribbean next winter, launching service from its Atlanta, New York-JFK and Minneapolis/St. Paul hubs to Barbados, Puerto Plata and Mazatlán. The airline is also adding more flights to Curaçao.  


“Delta is establishing vital connections from Atlanta and across the U.S. that allow our customers to reach their dream vacation destinations with ease,” said Joe Esposito, Delta’s Senior Vice President of Network Planning. “This latest schedule gives travelers unparalleled choice, with up to 1,000 weekly flights to distinctive places throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.” 


Delta will serve a total of 50 cities in Latin America and the Caribbean next winter. Linking these destinations to Delta’s hubs in ATL, JFK, and MSP allows for connecting access from nearly 200 cities around the world.  


BARBADOS 

Delta will launch daily service from Atlanta to Barbados (BGI) Nov. 23 and Saturday-only flights to BGI from New York-JFK beginning Dec. 21. From exploring the historic sites in Bridgetown to savoring the island’s delectable cuisine, customers can rediscover the vibrant culture and pristine beaches that make Barbados extraordinary.  


PUERTO PLATA 

Beginning Nov. 23, Delta’s new daily service to Puerto Plata (POP) from Atlanta will allow customers to explore the historic Fort of San Felipe and vibrant Amber Cove. For travelers looking to relax and unwind, look no further than the golden beaches of Playa Dorada.  


MAZATLÁN 

Delta will introduce three-times-weekly service from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Mazatlán, Mexico (MZT), starting Dec. 21. From the iconic Malecón to the picturesque Old Town, customers can savor a taste of Mexico’s Pacific Coast like no other.  


EVEN MORE CURAÇAO 

In response to booming demand for Curaçao’s colorful architecture, crystal-clear waters and rich culinary scene, Delta is also increasing flights from Atlanta from Saturday-only to daily service beginning Nov. 23.  



All of the new and expanded routes will operate on Delta’s Boeing 737-800, offering First Class, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin options. Customers will soon enjoy an improved premium experience on this aircraft as Delta’s newest First Class seat – along with a range of other updates and enhancements – begins rolling out. 


About Delta Airlines


Through the warmth and service of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) people and the power of innovation, Delta never stops looking for ways to make every trip feel tailored to every customer.

 

100,000 Delta people lead the way in delivering a world-class customer experience on over 4,000 daily flights to more than 280 destinations on six continents, connecting people to places and to each other.

 

Delta served more than 190 million customers in 2023 -- safely, reliably and with industry-leading customer service innovation – and was again recognized as North America’s most on-time airline. We remain committed to ensuring that the future of travel is connected, personalized and enjoyable. Our people’s genuine and enduring motivation is to make every customer feel welcomed and respected across every point of their journey with us.

 

Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta operates significant hubs and key markets in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Bogota, Boston, Detroit, Lima, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Santiago (Chile), Sao Paulo, Seattle, Seoul-Incheon and Tokyo.

 

As the leading global airline, Delta's mission to connect the world creates opportunities, fosters understanding and expands horizons by connecting people and communities to each other and to their own potential.

 

Powered by innovative and strategic partnerships with Aeromexico, Air France-KLM, China Eastern, Korean Air, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic and WestJet, Delta brings more choice and competition to customers worldwide. Delta’s premium product line is elevated by its unique partnership with Wheels Up Experience.

 

Whether transporting life-saving pharmaceuticals, organs for transplant, fresh flowers or seasonal produce, Delta Cargo provides world-class service, offering industry-leading shipping solutions and transporting on average 2.2 billion cargo ton-miles* every year.

 

Connection is at the heart of what we do at Delta. It's why we're bringing fast, free Wi-Fi presented by T-Mobile to our entire global fleet — connectivity at an unprecedented scale. With more than 620 aircraft equipped with reliable, streaming-quality connectivity today and more to come, customers can connect during travel and spend their time in a way that suits them – just like they would at home.

 

We believe social responsibility lies at the intersection of our values and expertise, guiding our work in sustainability, our communities, and diversity, equity and inclusion, including:

 

Working toward a more sustainable, elevated future of travel with a clear, metrics-based strategy by building coalitions, leveraging existing solutions and technologies, investing in the future of sustainable aviation fuel and actively inspiring next-generation solutions.

Delta, at every level of our organization, is committed to actively seeking diversity, boldly pursuing equity, and consciously promoting inclusion; not simply as percentages of representation, but as a necessary business imperative to drive systemic change that promotes equitable outcomes for all. Our anti-racism action plan and Close the Gap strategy work to increase the representation of women, Black talent and other underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to ensure leaders are more reflective of our frontline workforce. Our skills-first talent programs work to remove unnecessary barriers, like four-year-degree requirements, to certain roles across the organization. By promoting inclusion, Delta's Business Resource Groups provide perspective and help drive strategies and solutions that have a significant impact on Delta people, customers and the communities we serve.


Returning 1% of the company's annual profits to the communities where we live, work and serve. Even more importantly, Delta people are making a difference in their communities by devoting their time and talents to a wide array of Delta's nonprofit and charitable partners.

Delta is America's most-awarded airline thanks to the dedication, passion and professionalism of its people. It has been recognized by Cirium for operational excellence; as the top U.S. airline by the Wall Street Journal; among Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies; the World’s Most Admired Airline according to Fortune; as one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work; and a top employer for diversity, veterans and best workplaces for women by Forbes.

 

*Ton-miles is a standard metric in shipping that refers to the total number of tons transported multiplied by the total number of miles flown.


Quick Facts:


Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.


Key Hubs and Markets: Amsterdam, Atlanta, Bogota, Boston, Detroit, Lima, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Santiago (Chile), Sao Paulo, Seattle, Seoul-Incheon and Tokyo.

 

Largest Hub: Atlanta, world's largest airline hub and most-traveled airport

 

Stock Ticker: NYSE: DAL

 

Founded: 1925 as Huff Daland Dusters, became Delta in 1928

 

CEO: Ed Bastian

 

Frequent Flier Program: SkyMiles, established 1981

 

Airline Alliance: SkyTeam (founding member)

 

Joint Venture Partners: Aeroméxico (Joint Cooperation Agreement), Air France-KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic

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