Delta Airlines is expanding its flights service to the Caribbean, headlined by a pair of major routes, Caribbean Journal has learned.
The carrier will be increasing its service to daily nonstop flights from New York to both St Thomas, US Virgin Islands and St Maarten.
Both of those daily frequencies will kick off on Dec. 18, according to a statement from the company.
Both of the routes will be operating out of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
It’s part of a broader Caribbean recovery for Delta, which will be operating more than 20 daily flights to 18 different destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean this winter.
That’s about 85 percent of pre-pandemic levels, according to the carrier.
“We’re adding 25% more capacity this fall to meet the significant demand for business and international travel going into next year,” said Joe Esposito, Delta’s S.V.P. – Network Planning. “We continue to provide more choice and convenience while rebuilding our global connectivity and delivering what Delta does best – putting our customers first with exceptional, reliable service and a premium travel experience.”
And on Dec. 20, Delta will launch another new route to the region, with nonstop service from JFK to Panama City Panama (that’s along with a second Saturday flight to Panama out of Atlanta on Dec. 18).