Delta Air Lines to launch New York JFK-Lagos service in 2018

Delta Air Lines announced (20-Aug-2017) plans to launch three times weekly New York JFKLagos service on 24-Mar-2018, complementing four times weekly Atlanta-Lagos service. The carrier will deploy A330-200 aircraft on the route. SVP for trans atlantic Dwight James noted: “Nigeria has been a strategically important market for Delta over the past 10 years and is a mainstay in our African network. As we look ahead to the next decade, we are improving the product offering with the A330 and increasing the number of seats from Lagos”. Arik Air previously operated the route in early 2017, according to OAG. [more – original PR]