Delta Air Lines 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.
“Delta wants to be the best U.S. airline in Latin America by providing a comprehensive route network that meets our customers’ needs, whether they want to relax by the beach or do business around the world,” said Nicolas Ferri, Delta’s vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean.
“Our new routes in Colombia are the latest in a series of enhancements and a sign of our steadfast commitment to our customers in Latin America and the Caribbean.”, he added.
Subject to government approval, the new flights complement Delta’s nonstop service from Bogota to Atlanta and New York. The new Atlanta-Medellin route will operate using 124-seat Boeing 737-700 aircraft, and the Atlanta-Cartagena 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.