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Delta announces latest expansion in New York

Delta announces latest expansion in New York

Delta Air Lines today announced its latest expansion in New York City, with 12 new daily flights to 11 domestic and Caribbean destinations in spring and summer 2012.

In March, Delta will add new frequencies between New York-JFK and Santo Domingo and Santiago, Dominican Republic; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Delta also will launch new nonstop service between New York-LaGuardia and Nassau, Bahamas. The new and expanded Caribbean routes will serve significant local demand for flights to those markets.

In addition, Delta in June will add new routes and frequencies to seven U.S. cities from New York-JFK, including Austin, Texas; Jacksonville, Fla.; Kansas City, Mo.; New Orleans; Milwaukee; San Francisco; and Los Angeles. At JFK, customers will enjoy convenient access to destinations across the globe from Delta's international hub.

With a new daily flight in each city, Delta will offer a total of eight peak-day flights to Los Angeles and six peak-day to San Francisco from New York-JFK.

"Our expanded service to these key Caribbean and domestic destinations reinforces our ongoing commitment to our customers in New York," said Gail Grimmett, Delta's senior vice president – New York. "With our planned expansion at LaGuardia Airport, and our terminal renovation and expansion at JFK, Delta is continuing to position itself as the preferred carrier for customers traveling to and from New York."


ll flights will be operated with dual-class aircraft. Tickets will be available for sale Nov. 12 at and other ticketing outlets.

Schedule details of Delta's new flights are available at

Delta also announced introductory one-way fares for its new Caribbean service from New York. Sample fares are as follows:


Each-way fare*

New York-JFK – San Juan


New York-JFK – Santiago


New York-JFK – Santo Domingo


New York-LaGuardia – Nassau

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