The interline agreement will allow passengers to enjoy seamless travel with a single ticket between points of the networks of both carriers.
Effective May 19, Delta customers flying from North America will be able to fly on one of its daily nonstop services to Athens and then connect to one of the 34 unique destinations across Greece operated by SKY express.
Delta is offering a record number of flights between the U.S. and Athens this summer, with services from Atlanta, Boston and New York-JFK, as Greece continues to grow in popularity with American travelers.
“Greece is one of the most sought-after destinations this summer for American travellers and with trade and tourism flows increasing between our countries, Delta’s partnership with SKY express gives our customers more versatility when it comes to planning the perfect Greek getaway,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s senior vice president Alliances.
According to SKY express, the partnership with Delta is another milestone and has been added to the list of the Greek carrier’s strategic agreements that includes global airlines such as Air France, KLM, Qatar Airways, American Airlines, Cyprus Airways, Condor, El Al, Middle East Airlines, Transavia, Emirates.
SKY express actively aims to further increase demand and upgrade the quality of the Greek tourist product.
“With one of the youngest and greenest fleets and an unrivalled network, this arrangement with Delta will allow customers across the US to connect to the magical charm of the Greek islands,” SKY express Commercial Director Yiannis Lidakis said.
SKY express operates a fleet of modern, fuel-efficient aircraft comprising A320neo and ATR 72600 aircraft suited to the geographical environment of the Greek islands.