“Brazil is a key market for Delta,” said Allison Ausband, Delta’s senior vice president of in-flight service, in a statement. “Thanks to our ever-expanding network in Latin America and the Caribbean these new flights will bring our customers one step closer to their next vacation this winter.”
Delta Air Lines will offer daily flights between Atlanta and São Paulo, Brazil beginning on Dec. 21, the company said in a Tuesday announcement. The new route will run through March 30, and will run alongside Delta’s current three-weekly flights to the city from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
The flight times have not yet been announced but travellers can expect them to be similar to those available via JFK or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).The new route will run through March 30, and will run alongside Delta’s current three-weekly flights to the city from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Delta is expanding its presence in Brazil, where it already operates daily service between Atlanta and Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport and four times weekly flights between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) and Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport. The airline also offers hourly service between JFK and São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, operated by its joint venture partner TAP Portugal.
Delta has been expanding in Brazil. It is the largest carrier to São Paulo, offering more flights than any other airline. The carrier has been adding more flights to Brazil, including a direct flight from Atlanta to Rio de Janeiro that launched earlier this year.
Delta Air Lines will begin flying nonstop from Atlanta to São Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 21. The new route will run through March 30 and is the first time that Delta has flown daily nonstop into São Paulo since 2006. It will also run alongside the airline’s three-weekly flights to the city from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
There are many more destinations from Atlanta. Delta Air Lines serves over 165 cities through its global network of hubs, which include Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain International Airport and New York LaGuardia Airport.
In addition to its new flights from Atlanta to São Paulo, Delta also announced improvements to its network in Latin America and the Caribbean this winter. The airline said it currently operates 77 peak-day flights to Cancun, Mexico; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Nassau, Bahamas; Puerto Vallarta and San Jose del Cabo, Mexico; Aruba; Barbados; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Bogota and Cali, Colombia Lima Peru Quito Ecuador St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands San Juan Puerto Rico from its Atlanta hub.