RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 30, 2003—Delta Connection will inaugurate jet service between Richmond and Orlando, Fla., beginning Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003. Delta Connection carrier Chautauqua Airlines will operate three daily, nonstop round-trip flights between Richmond and Orlando using Embraer regional jets (ERJ).
“This Delta Connection service provides convenient, non-stop jet travel between Richmond and Orlando, Florida’s most popular leisure and business destination,” said Fred Buttrell, president and chief executive officer, Delta Connection, Inc.
Delta Connection also added a daily round-trip flight between Richmond and Cincinnati on Jan. 20, operated by Delta Connection carrier Comair with Bombardier CRJ regional jets. The new schedule offers a total of six Delta and Delta Connection round-trip flights between Richmond and Delta’s hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Delta Connection includes Delta’s (NYSE: DAL) wholly owned subsidiaries Atlantic Southeast Airlines and Comair, additional regional carriers Atlantic Coast Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines and SkyWest Airlines, and codeshare partner American Eagle. Delta Connection carriers operate more than 280 regional jets throughout North America. For more information, please contact delta.com.