Delta Express will offer South African Airways customers the convenience of traveling nonstop between New York’s JFK airport and several Florida destinations beginning Aug. 9, 2002. The new codeshare service offers customers two daily departures from JFK to two Florida destinations, and three daily departures from three Florida destinations to JFK.
Beginning today, South African Airways customers can reserve seats on Delta Express flights from New York’s JFK airport to Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa, Fla. In addition, customers can book return flights from these two cities and Orlando to JFK.
“We are excited to offer this first time codeshare service between Delta Express and South African Airways,” said Ben Darnell, director - Alliances. “Now customers traveling from South Africa will have the convenience of increased service to their favorite Florida destination.”
Delta and South African Airways currently provide direct codeshare service between New York (JFK) and Atlanta to Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Delta also codeshares on South African Airways flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London, and George, South Africa; Nairobi, Kenya; Windhoek, Namibia; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Lusaka, Zambia.
South African Airways codeshares on Delta flights from Atlanta and New York (JFK) to Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Orlando and Tampa; Washington D.C., Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Denver, Philadelphia, San Diego, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Baltimore, Phoenix, St. Louis, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Raleigh/Durham, NC; Portland,OR; Cleveland, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City and Fort Lauderdale.
South African Airways, founded in 1934, serves 38 cities in 27 countries on six continents and serves over 600 destinations with code-share partners. South African Airways provides the only non-stop flights from the U.S. to South Africa exclusively on Boeing 747-400s, one of the most modern aircraft in the skies. The award-winning airline continues to be ranked “Best Business Class to Africa” by Business Traveler, and “Best Airline to Africa” by Official Airline Guide, USA Today and the Travel Weekly Globe Awards (in London). The notable Zagat Survey has listed South African Airways as one of the “Top 10 International Airlines.” South African Airways offers departures five days a week from New York’s JFK International Airport to Johannesburg and daily nonstop service from Atlanta to South Africa. For more information, please contact the carrier at 800-722-9675.