Delta Air Lines inaugurates 28 winter routes in two days

Delta Air Lines inaugurates 28 winter routes in two days

On 21 December, Delta Air Lines launched six weekly seasonal flights from the frosty looking Aspen Airport to Atlanta Airport, which are operated by Delta Connection’s CRJ 700s.

  • Delta Air Lines, the oldest airline still operating in the US, inaugurated services on a total of 28 routes from 14 US airports during the course of last month, all of which were launched on 19 and 21 December. Notably, the average weekly frequency across the 28 new routes is slightly over 2.4. With the longest sector being the 4,228-kilometre service from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Liberia (LIR) in Costa Rica, and the shortest being inaugurated from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Nashville, TN (BNA) at 991-kilometres, the SkyTeam member faces competition on 12 out of the newly launched routes.
Launch date Origin Destination WF A/C Competition (WF)
19-Dec-13 Atlanta, GA (ATL) Kingston (KIN) 7 EQV
Guanajuato (BJX) CR9
New York JFK, NY (JFK) San Jose (SJO) B757 American Airlines (7)
Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) Raleigh Durham, NC (RDU) A320
21-Dec-13 Atlanta, GA (ATL) Fargo, ND (FAR) 1 CR7
Aspen, CO (ASE) 6
Cincinnati, OH (CVG) Punta Cana (PUJ) 1 A320 Frontier Airlines (1)
Indianapolis, IN (IND) Montego Bay (MBJ)
Los Angeles, CA (LAX) Belize City (BZE) A319
Jackson Hole, WY (JAC) 5 CR7 United Airlines (7)
Liberia (LIR) 1 B738
Bozeman, MT (BZN) 5 CR9 United Airlines (7)
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN (MSP) San Jose (SJO) 1 B757
Aspen, CO (ASE) CR7
Harlingen, TX (HRL) 7 A320 Sun Country Airlines (6)
New York JFK, NY (JFK) Guatemala City (GUA) 1 B73G
Liberia (LIR) B738 JetBlue Airways (7)
New York LaGuardia, NY (LGA) Aruba (AUA)
Orlando, FL (MCO) Norfolk, VA (ORF) CR7 Southwest Airlines (10)
Nashville, TN (BNA) Southwest Airlines (26)
San Antonio, TX (SAT) Southwest Airlines (12)
Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) Nassau (NAS)
Punta Cana (PUJ) B738
Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU) Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) CR7 Southwest Airlines (7), JetBlue Airways (7)
Seattle-Tacoma, WA (SEA) Jackson Hole, WY (JAC)
Tampa, FL (TPA) Columbus, OH (CMH) E170 AirTran Airways (7), Southwest Airlines (10)
Indianapolis, IN (IND) CR9 Southwest Airlines (21)
Detroit, MI (DTW) Nassau (NAS) M88
Source: Innovata/Diio Mio for w/c 24 December 2013

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