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Delta launches two routes connecting Atlanta to Medellin and Cartagena

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ATLANTA, GA – 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.

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ATLANTA, GA – 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’s Atlanta to Medellin schedule will operate as follows:

Flight Number Departs Arrives Frequency Effective

DL 983 Atlanta (ATL) at 5:30 p.m. Medellin (MDE) at 10:10 p.m. Daily Dec. 19, 2015
DL 982 Medellin (MDE) at 7:40 a.m. Atlanta (ATL) at 12:54 p.m. Daily Dec. 19, 2015

Delta’s Atlanta to Cartagena schedule will operate as follows:

Flight Number Departs Arrives Frequency Effective

DL 989 Atlanta (ATL) at 9:45 a.m. Cartagena (CTG) at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday,
Saturday,

Sunday Dec. 19, 2015
DL 984 Cartagena (CTG) at 2:50 p.m. Atlanta (ATL) at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday,
Saturday,
Sunday 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.”

Subject to government approval, the new flights complement Delta’s nonstop service from Bogota to Atlanta and New York. The new ATL-MDE route will operate using 124-seat Boeing 737-700 aircraft, and the ATL-CTG 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.

Customers traveling to and from Medellin and Cartagena will benefit from an enhanced experience at the Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which features full Spanish signage throughout the airport. From the state-of-the-art terminal, travelers have access to Delta’s more than 900 peak-day flights, including nonstop service to 62 international destinations.

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