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Wed, 27 October 2021

Delta to Add 100 Daily Departures from JFK and LaGuardia

(27 Oct 2021) Delta is adding more than 100 daily departures from John F. Kennedy Airport and LaGuardia Airport, or approximately 8,000 additional seats each day.

With domestic consumer travel back to 2019 levels in the U.S., Delta is restoring capacity as business travel picks up with volumes not seen since the pandemic began.

Were adding 25% more capacity this fall to meet the significant demand for business and international travel going into next year, said Joe Esposito, Deltas S.V.P. Network Planning. We continue to provide more choice and convenience while rebuilding our global connectivity and delivering what Delta does best putting our customers first with exceptional, reliable service and a premium travel experience.

Delta Air Lines' first Airbus A220-100 rolled out of the paint hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel, Quebec in September 2018.. Click to enlarge.

Not only will Delta restore nonstop service to all of New Yorks 40 most popular domestic markets by next month, but multiple key business markets will also see meaningful boosts in flight options, including Boston (BOS), Washington, D.C. (DCA), Raleigh-Durham (RDU) and Charlotte (CLT).

This follows Deltas already expanded service to NYCs biggest corporate markets earlier this fall, like Chicago (ORD), Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) and Houston (IAH) part of Deltas thoughtful approach to adding capacity in line with the return of demand.

Delta also recently launched new LGA service to Toronto (YYZ) and will launch a new flight to Worcester, Massachusetts (ORH) starting 1 November.

Delta will operate 400 total daily departures from JFK and LGA to 92 domestic and international destinations.

The airline has also removed its small, 50-seat aircraft from all NYC markets. and expanded its Airbus A220 flights in New York, complementing a similar expansion at our rapidly-growing Boston hub, to Chicago (ORD), Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) and Houston (IAH).

The A220 (pictured above) offers customers a more spacious, modernized experience with the widest Main Cabin seats in Delta's fleet, high-capacity overhead bins and extra-large windows.

See also: Delta Takes Delivery of First US-Assembled Airbus A220 Aircraft.

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