Delta Air Lines Confirms Shannon – New York for 2013

Delta Air Lines Confirms Shannon – New York for 2013

Delta Air Lines LogoDelta Air Lines has confirmed that its seasonal non-stop flight between Shannon Airport and New York John F. Kennedy Airport will recommence from 11th May 2013. The flight will operate daily throughout the peak summer season using a B757-200 aircraft with 170 seats, in conjunction with Delta’s joint venture partner Air France KLM. The flight adds 2,300 seats per week to and from the United States.

“Shannon has long been a favourite destination for US holidaymakers and it makes sense to operate our service when customers most want to visit – during the summer months,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s Senior Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa.“Operating routes on a seasonal basis is a proactive and successful measure we have taken to protect our revenues by matching capacity to demand. We look forward to flying thousands of US tourists to the west coast of Ireland next summer, boosting the local economy.”

Delta’s flight from Shannon features 15 seats in BusinessElite. The aircraft is equipped with Economy Comfort, Delta’s premium economy cabin product. Customers flying in Economy Comfort benefit from up to four additional inches of legroom and 50 percent more recline than Delta’s standard Economy Class seat, as well as priority boarding.

Other product initiatives being rolled out across Delta’s international fleet include the expansion of wi-fi service from 2013. The introduction of wi-fi on Delta-operated flights between Ireland and the USA will enable customers to get online throughout their journey. Delta will also open their new state-of-the-art facility at Terminal 4 at New York JFK in May 2013, facilitating improved connections on to over 55 destinations in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

More in News

GTI Ireland WWI The Western Front

WW1: The Western Front with Ronan McGreevy

Neil SteedmanJanuary 18, 2018
Job Opportunities

Click&Go to Appoint Product Executive to Support Head of Product

Neil SteedmanJanuary 18, 2018
Royal Caribbean International Myers-Briggs Company

Royal Caribbean International Teams Up with CPP-The Myers-Briggs Company

Neil SteedmanJanuary 17, 2018
Cork Airport Cork Travel Fair

Two-Day Cork Travel Fair in February

Neil SteedmanJanuary 17, 2018
Audrey Italy

Audrey Headon to Represent ‘Discovery Puglia’ and ‘Best Holidays in Italy’

Michael FloodJanuary 17, 2018

Topflight Drops Worldwide Programme and Madeira for 2018

Michael FloodJanuary 16, 2018

Irish Travel Agents on PSD2 Card Surcharges Ban

Neil SteedmanJanuary 16, 2018
Artists impression - Brittany Ferries Connemara

Brittany Ferries Announces New Cork-Santander Route

Michael FloodJanuary 16, 2018
Travel Deals

Great Value Travel Deals – 16th January 2018

Sarah SlatteryJanuary 16, 2018

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland