23 APRIL 2012


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Article from BTNews 23 APRIL 2012

Delta expands at Heathrow as Atlanta readies

In advance of the official opening of the new Maynard H. Jackson Jnr International Terminal at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on 16 May, Delta Airlines has introduced a second daily flight from Heathrow.  With an 09:45 Heathrow departure and arrival at 14:20 it has been scheduled to increase customers’ travel options by offering additional connections to more than 150 destinations throughout the US, Latin America and the Caribbean.  From Atlanta, the return flight departs at 18:00 and arrives into Heathrow at 07:30 the next day.  Flight timings for the original service stay as present 12:30/15:05 and 20:45/10:15.

Delta’s second daily Atlanta flight will also be operated by a 246-seat Boeing 767-400ER aircraft, offering 39 full 180-degree flat-bed seats in BusinessElite and 28 seats in Economy Comfort – Delta’s premium economy cabin product.  Customers flying in BusinessElite benefit from extensive in-flight entertainment, fine dining and wines, noise-cancelling headsets and other amenities.  Delta offers nearly 5,500 flat-bed seats between Heathrow and the US every week.

Customers flying in Economy Comfort benefit from up to 35” inches of seat pitch and 50% more recline.  They enjoy priority boarding and complimentary spirits throughout the flight. www.delta.com

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