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Delta’s Athens to new York-JFK services now on sale for summer 2016

Flights will begin five times weekly from March 27, 2016, increasing to a daily service from May 24, 2016 using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 292 seats.

ATHENS – Delta Air Lines’ nonstop double daily flights between Athens and New York-JFK are now on sale for travel in summer 2016.  

Flights will begin five times weekly from March 27, 2016, increasing to a daily service from May 24, 2016 using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 292 seats. From May 27, 2016, an additional flight will be added which will also operate on a daily basis with a Boeing 767-400 aircraft with 245 seats, bringing the weekly total to 14 flights. During the peak summer months, Delta will offer over 7,500 weekly seats between Greece and the United States.  All services from Athens are operated in conjunction with joint venture partners Air France KLM and Alitalia.

“Our investment in our New York-JFK hub means we offer greater connectivity for customers travelling to the United States and beyond from Greece,” said Nat Pieper, Delta’s senior vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

“The U.S., meanwhile, is one of the top markets in terms of visitor numbers to Greece and with the service starting earlier than this year, plus an increase in the number of weekly seats on offer between Athens and the U.S. next summer, we are responding to higher demand for travel during this time and supporting inbound tourism.”

Delta’s Athens to New York-JFK schedules are as follows:

Flight number

Departure

Arrival

Aircraft

DL256

Athens at 12.00

New York-JFK at 15.55

Airbus A330-300

DL494

New York-JFK at 17.11

Athens at 09.35 (next day)10.00

Airbus A330-300

Flight number

Departure

Arrival

Aircraft

DL45

Athens at 14.10

New York-JFK at 18.10

Boeing 767-400

DL46

New York-JFK at 19.30

Athens at 12.25 (next day)

Boeing 767-400

Delta’s Athens flights features fully flat-bed seats with individual aisle access and a range of regionally inspired dining options in the Delta One cabin, with Westin Heavenly Inflight Bedding from Westin Hotels & Resorts. Customers flying in Delta Comfort+, Delta’s premium economy service, benefit from up to four additional inches of legroom and 50 percent more recline than Main Cabin seats, as well as priority boarding. Throughout the aircraft, all passengers have access to on-demand in-flight entertainment andWi-Fi so customers can stay connected at 30,000 feet. From New York-JFK customers can transfer onto more than 60 destinations, including Los Angeles, Orlando and San Francisco.

As Delta’s New York-JFK hub has a number of amenities for passengers, including multiple food and retail outlets. Delta One customers also have complimentary access to the Delta Sky Club, which features an open air Sky Deck terrace and specially-selected food and beverage options.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.

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