PRNewswire-FirstCall ATLANTA Nov. 25 :
Delta Air Lines is offering customers more service this summer from New
York to Athens, Greece, just in time for the 2004 Olympic Summer Games.
From New York`s John F. Kennedy International Airport, Delta will offer
customers a second flight to Athens starting June 2. The additional flight
will depart to Athens three times weekly (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
until Sept. 29.
“Since Delta`s first transatlantic flight 25 years ago with fewer than 300
passengers, Delta has grown to the point where millions of passengers each
year take an international trip on a Delta flight,” said Subodh Karnik,
Delta`s senior vice president - Network and Revenue Management. “Delta is
proud to be the only U.S. carrier to offer nonstop service to Athens, and
we`re pleased to offer customers a second opportunity to reach the
original home of the Olympic Games.”
Delta currently offers one daily nonstop flight to Athens from New York-
The new service will be flown with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, featuring
Delta`s award-winning BusinessElite service.