Aug 03. Delta Air Lines is adding more destinations to its already plentiful global lineup.
This week, the airline announced it’s adding two never-before-operated, nonstop routes from Atlanta to Cape Town and Los Angeles to Tahiti. Both routes, the airline explained in a statement, are set to begin this December. The airline also announced the addition of nonstop route from Atlanta to Tel Aviv in May 2023. (Though routes are still subject to final government approval.)
“Offering our customers new and additional access to these international cultural powerhouses is central to our unwavering commitment to connect the world,” Joe Esposito, Delta’s senior vice president for network planning, shared in a statement. “As we continue to invest in our leading-airline position in Atlanta and Los Angeles, we know our customers will enjoy unparalleled connectivity to Delta’s global network, coupled with our award-winning hospitality, whether they’re traveling for business or pleasure.”
Delta added, the scheduled routes will be as follows: Atlanta to Cape town will operate Monday, Thursday, and Saturday on the Airbus A350-900. The flights will take off from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and land at Cape Town International Airport, departing at 8:50 pm and arriving at 6:15 pm the following day. Return flights from Cape Town will depart at 10:50 p.m. and arrive at 8:00 a.m. the following day.
Source: Travel and Leisure