Delta Airlines to fly five times weekly in December
Delta Airlines to fly five times weekly in December Website
Delta Airlines a major airline is to operate five non-stop services per week between Ghana and the United States as from 12th December, 2007, the airline announced on Friday The increase in flight services is aimed at responding to high passenger demand for its Accra to New York services during the season by increasing its service frequency. The increase is also attributed to higher volumes of passengers wishing to travel to and from the United States during the Christmas and New Year period. A statement issued by Mr Scott Webb, Commercial Manager at Delta, Ghana Office explained that the airline would operate daily nonstop service from Accra from 22 December until February 1, when the service will again be operated five times weekly. “We are delighted with the performance of our non-stop service between Accra and New York JFK. Since we launched the route in December last year we have seen average load factors of over 70 percent and have enplaned over 40, 000 passengers.” Mr. Webb said by increasing the number of weekly frequencies to five, Delta airlines was offering opportunities for tourists from the United States wishing to travel to Ghana. He said with over a million Ghanaians living in or around the New York area, the airline was delighted to make it even easier for friends and families to be reunited over the holiday season, thanks to daily nonstop service between Ghana and the United States over the Christmas and New Year period. Delta’s non-stop service between Accra and New York JFK is operated using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 36 seats in Business-Elite, offering industry-leading entertainment at every customer's seat.