Friday, 03 December 2021 05:04 GMT

Delta to launch new Los Angeles, New York and Orlando flights to Panama


(MENAFN- Caribbean News Global) ATLANTA, USA, (DELTA News Hub) – Delta will launch new nonstop flights to Panama City, Panama (PTY), from Los Angeles and Orlando on December 18, and from New York-JFK on December 20. Delta will also add a second Saturday flight from Atlanta on December 18.

In total, Delta will offer 13 weekly flights between four US cities and Panama this winter, the most we've operated to the country since launching flights in 1998.

“From its breathtaking beaches and vibrant culture to its competitive economy in Latin America, Panama is a highly sought destination for business and leisure travelers alike,” said  Luciano Macagno, Delta's Managing Director – Latin America, Caribbean and South Florida .“With our new direct flights from our L.A. and JFK hubs that offer significant US connectivity, as well as the demand from the local Orlando community, we're looking forward to introducing Delta's signature hospitality and exceptional onboard experience to more customers planning their next trip.”

Customers transiting through LAX can connect to 48 US cities, while JFK offers flights to 46 US cities. At LAX, Delta is investing $1.86 billion to modernize and upgrade Terminals 2 and 3 and connect them to the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The central head house is set to open in Q1 2022. Additionally, the Delta-funded JFK Terminal 4 redevelopment program will make JFK travel more convenient for customers by summer 2023 – with 10 new gates, an additional domestic baggage claim carousel and the consolidation of all of Delta's JFK operations into Terminal 4.

New L.A. and Orlando service – Delta's only international flight at MCO – will both operate once-weekly on the 199-seat Boeing 757 aircraft and the 180-seat Boeing 737-900, respectively. New JFK service will operate on the 160-seat Boeing 737-800 three times per week, increasing to four times in March 2022.

In addition to Main Cabin, all aircraft offer a spacious First Class cabin and extra legroom in Delta Comfort+. All customers will enjoy in-seat power outlets for their devices, Wi-Fi available for purchase and free mobile messaging, and personal seat-back entertainment screens featuring a wealth of premium content, including curated playlists and podcasts from Delta's partnership with Spotify.

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