Delta Air Lines Expanding Service Between New York and Los Angeles, San Francisco
Beginning in November 2015, Delta Air Lines will increase service offered between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and premier West Coast destinations Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Starting this fall, Delta will offer 10 daily peak-day flights between JFK and Los Angeles International Airport, up from nine. While the airline won't be adding additional flights to its JFK-San Francisco International Airport route, three of those eight daily flights will be operated with Boeing 767 widebody aircraft, which the airline points out "provide direct aisle access for all Delta One customers."
Four of the daily JFK-LAX flights will be operated with the widebody Boeing 767, making the Atlanta-based carrier the only to offer widebody service on both coast-to-coast routes.
Meanwhile, the six remaining daily flights between JFK-LAX will use refurbished Boeing 757 planes boasting an array of interior modifications.
"New York-JFK to Los Angeles and San Francisco are essential domestic markets from New York City, and Delta is committed to offering our customers a superior schedule and product on these routes," said Delta senior vice president of New York Gail Grimmett in a statement.
"We're excited to expand operations at our New York-JFK hub, where our nearly $2 billion investment in New York City airports has significantly benefited customers and employees over the past six years," she added.
Prior to the expanded service later this year, Delta will open a new Sky Club at SFO in August.
The Delta Sky Club at LAX was recently remodeled and travelers passing through JFK's Terminal 4 are able to experience the airline's 24,000-square-foot flagship Delta Sky Club.
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