Delta moves up non-stop flights to Guyana
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 13, 2008 – Delta Airlines will begin its non-stop flights from New York to Guyana sooner than expected.
Although not giving a reason, the airline has decided the service will begin on June 1st, a month earlier than the July 2nd date it had previously announced.
The North American carrier will fly to and from the John F. Kennedy airport three days a week – Wednesday, Fridays and Sundays.
Delta's vice president of Sales and Government Affairs in Latin America and the Caribbean, Christophe Didier said he believed the additional flights to Gerogetown will enhance the company's international network.
"New York is home to more than 130,000 persons of Guyanese descent. This is the latest of more than 25 new destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean that we have started serving in the last two years," he said.
Delta offers more than 650 weekly flights to 65 destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America.