connect with us
Greece's latest tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Delta Air Lines To Resume NY-Athens Flights Next Year

Delta AIr LinesDelta Air Lines announced today, 29 October, that it will recommence its nonstop flight between New York’s JFK airport and Athens International Airport effective as of 17 May 2013.

The flight will operate daily throughout the peak summer season using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 298 seats, in conjunction with Delta’s joint venture partners Air France KLM and Alitalia.

The US carrier’s announcement come following the suspension of the New York-Athens flight for the winter 2012-2013 season as of Saturday, 27 October 2012.

“Operating routes on a seasonal basis is a proactive and successful measure we have taken to protect our revenues by matching capacity to demand,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s senior vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

“We look forward to flying thousands of US tourists to Athens next summer, boosting the local economy,” Mr. Cantarutti said.

Delta’s seasonal nonstop service between Athens and New York-JFK will operate as follows:

Flight Departs Arrives Days of week
DL133 Athensat 12.40 New York-JFK at 16.30 Daily
DL132 New York-JFK at 16.30 Athensat 09.30 (next day) Daily
Follow GTP Headlines on Google News to keep up to date with all the latest on tourism and travel in Greece.
About the Author
This is the team byline for GTP. The copyrights for these articles are owned by GTP. They may not be redistributed without the permission of the owner.

Add your comment