Delta Air Lines has launched a new nonstop service from Lagos to New York-JFK with a lot of incentives for passengers flying that route. The New York-JFK route unveiled yesterday complements the airline’s existing flight to Atlanta, providing a daily departure and more travel choice to the U.S. than ever before.
The New York-JFK flight, which began March 25, 2018, will operate three times weekly, with Delta’s existing services to Atlanta departing on the other four days. Customers flying to Delta’s New York-JFK hub will benefit from more than XX connections across the U.S. to destinations including: Washington D.C., Baltimore and Chicago.
“With the U.S. the largest foreign investor in Nigeria, this new route underscores our commitment to the market by facilitating trade and commerce between our nations,” said Corneel Koster, Delta’s senior vice president – Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. “We’re proud of Delta’s 10-year history in Nigeria and that we are the only airline to offer daily nonstop flights, bringing benefits to Nigerian business travellers while also providing more opportunities to reunite with families and friends across the United States.”
Delta’s New York-JFK and Atlanta flights from Lagos are operated using 234-seat Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Offering an elevated onboard experience in every cabin, Delta’s services from Lagos feature: Fully flat-bed seats in Delta One that extend to 6’4” in length and offer greater privacy through their angled configuration.
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