2013 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Delta adds more flights to New York and Santiago

Delta Air Lines has announced two new daily seasonal frequencies from New York’s JFK International Airport to Santo Domingo and Santiago available for summer 2014. The new flights will be serviced by Boeing 737-800 with a 160-seat capacity, expanding Delta’s operation to five daily services between New York and the two largest cities in the Caribbean country. The flights will start on 5 June and continue through 29 October, in time for the peak summer travel period.

“Delta’s expanded capacity provides customers with an increased variety of options to fit their travel needs,” said Maria Fernanda Price, Delta’s regional manager for the Caribbean. “We will have five daily flights between JFK-New York and main Dominican markets, offering great connectivity to travel to New York as well as for 30 international destinations through our new International Terminal 4 at JFK.”

The new Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport, which opened on 24 May as part of a US$1.4 billion redevelopment project offers nine new and seven renovated international gates, improved and renovated check-in areas, a dedicated Sky Priority check-in area, an enlarged and centralized security checkpoint, new retail and dining options from some of New York’s best-known chefs, and a new 24,000-square-foot flagship Delta Sky Club with the first-ever Sky Deck rooftop terrace.

The New York (JFK) flight to Santo Domingo departs at 7:30am, 12:05pm, 2:30pm, 7:45pm and 11:59pm. Return flights from Santo Domingo (SDQ) depart at 1:40am, 7:30am, 2:42pm, 5pm and 7:25pm.

The New York (JFK) flight to Santiago (STI) departs at: 7am, 8:30am, 9am, 12:35pm, 2pm, 7pm, 9:30pm and 11:59pm, depending on the dates.