Delta Connection is offering customers the convenience of special nonstop
jet service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and
Augusta, Ga., to coincide with the 2004 Masters Tournament. Delta
Connection carrier Comair will operate one flight per day from New York
(JFK) to Augusta on April 8 and April 9, and one flight from Augusta to
New York (JFK) on April 12, with the Bombardier CRJ regional jet.
The New York flights complement Delta and Delta Connection’s special
schedules at Augusta for the annual golf tournament. In total, Delta and
Delta Connection are adding more than 2,700 seats to the market from April
7-12. Delta’s normal schedule to Augusta features nine nonstop round-trip
Delta Connection flights daily to the Atlanta hub, where customers enjoy
connections to more than 170 connections worldwide.
“Delta Connection’s industry leading regional jet program gives us the
flexibility to offer our customers the convenience of special nonstop jet
service from New York to Augusta for this prestigious and popular
tournament,” said Fred Buttrell, president and chief executive officer,
Delta Connection, Inc.
Delta Connection carriers include Delta’s wholly owned subsidiaries
Atlantic Southeast Airlines and Comair, additional regional carriers
Atlantic Coast Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines and SkyWest Airlines, and
codeshare partner American Eagle (in California). Delta Connection
carriers operate more than 380 regional jets throughout North America. For
more information, please visit delta.com.