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Delta Air Lines To Resume Nonstop Athens–New York Service

Airline offering over 4,000 weekly seats to and from United States

Delta_Boeing+777-200LRDelta Air Lines has announced that the seasonal nonstop service between Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” and New York’s John F. Kennedy airport will recommence on Sunday 2 June 2013.

The flight will operate daily using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 298 seats, and will be operated in junction with Air France-KLM.

“We are delighted to see the return of our summer seasonal flight between Athens and New York, offering customers more choice, nonstop convenience and onward connections to more destinations in the U.S. than any other carrier including popular destinations such as Florida and California,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s senior vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Customers flying between Athens and New York this summer will benefit from an enhanced airport experience on arrival and departure through Delta’s new state-of-the-art, $1.4 billion Terminal 4 at New York-JFK.

In 2012, Delta carried over 125,000 passengers between Greece and the U.S. with an average load factor of nearly 85 percent on the route.

In-flight amenities

westin-bedding_delta-flightAccording to the carrier, this summer, passengers will be able to enjoy a range of new in-flight amenities, complementing Delta’s award winning onboard service.

Amenities include the new Westin Heavenly In-Flight bedding, designed and manufactured exclusively for Delta by Westin Hotels & Resorts, for BusinessElite customers.

In addition, Delta has also introduced a new BusinessElite amenity kit featuring Tumi and Malin+Goetz products.

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

Flight Departs Arrives Days of week
DL133 Athens at 12.40 New York-JFK at 16.30 Daily
DL132 New York-JFK at 16.15 Athens at 09.15 (next day) Daily
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