Flights will operate Thursdays and Saturdays, and two flights will start simultaneously, one from New York into Barbados and then onto Atlanta; and then a second one originating in Atlanta, traveling to Barbados and on to New York.
Available for purchase now, round-trip flight times from JFK and ATL to Bridgetown, Barbados are as follows:
Service to Begin Twice Weekly on December 4, 2014, with first ever nonstop on Delta Air Lines from JFK
|JFK-BGI||DL 308||8:00 a.m. departure, 1:47 p.m. arrival|
|BGI-JFK||DL 307||4:55 p.m. departure, 8:58 p.m. arrival|
|ATL-BGI||DL 302||9:55 a.m. departure, 3:29 p.m. arrival|
|BGI-ATL||DL 305||2:45 p.m. departure, 6:57 p.m. arrival|
The two spacious Boeing 737 aircrafts have a seating capacity of 160, consisting of 16 business class seats, 18 economy comfort seats and 126 economy seats on each flight. The 737 offers travelers amenities including complimentary personal television programming with 18 free channels from DISH Network, comfortable leather seats and up to 4 more inches of legroom with Economy Comfort.
Barbados is one of 97 international locations on Delta’s growing route map, and one of the more than 225 destinations throughout the Americas to boast Delta’s award-winning service.
“Bringing 160 seats on each airplane into Barbados starting December 4 is very exciting for us,” said Richard Pile, District Sales Manager at Delta Air Lines. “It offers several opportunities for Barbados including the connectivity through the Atlanta gateway, which will now connect Barbados to about 220 destinations. In addition, by having the Barbados services come in from Atlanta and then up toNew York, we are making sure that the airplanes get back to our hubs in time to make connections to various cities across the USAand throughout the world.”
Adrian Elcock, Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Barbados Tourism Authority said, “We now have an exciting opportunity to grow the US market and bring it back to the halcyon days before, where we will be able to have well over 150,000 persons coming intoBarbados as visitors.”
Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam,Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground.