Check out this press release that I just received from Delta announcing two new routes from Atlanta that will fly effective December 19, 2015.
Delta Announces 2 New Routes From Atlanta
ATLANTA, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will continue expanding its network in Latin America with service from its largest hub in Atlanta to Medellin and Cartagena, Colombia starting Dec. 19, 2015. The flights are now for sale on delta.com.
Delta Launches Two Routes Connecting Atlanta to Medellin and Cartagena. Atlanta-Medellin route to provide excellent connectivity to Barcelona, London and Madrid; Atlanta-Cartagena route will offer great leisure travel opportunities.
Subject to government approval, the new flights complement Delta’s nonstop service from Bogota to Atlanta and New York. The new ATL-MDE route will operate using 124-seat Boeing 737-700 aircraft, and the ATL-CTG service will operate using 160-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
The route between Atlanta and Medellin will provide customers one-stop access to more than 200 destinations from Delta’s largest hub, including key business destinations in Europe like London, Madrid, Paris and more. The Atlanta-Cartagena route presents customers with access to the Colombian Caribbean and its unique coastal cities.
Customers traveling to and from Medellin and Cartagena will benefit from an enhanced experience at the Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which features full Spanish signage throughout the airport. From the state-of-the-art terminal, travelers have access to Delta’s more than 900 peak-day flights, including nonstop service to 62 international destinations.
Both new routes will be effective December 19, 2015. The Atlanta-Medellin route will have daily service and the Atlanta-Cartagena route will run on a Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday schedule.