Delta Air Lines Returns to Halifax Stanfield
“We are very pleased to welcome Delta Air Lines back to our community,” says Jerry Staples, HIAA Vice President, Marketing & Business Development. “The return of Delta is great news for both business and leisure travellers with more options, more choice, and direct access to other key U.S. markets and major airline hubs,” he says.
Delta’s schedule to Halifax Stanfield International Airport is as follows:
"With our service between Halifax and New York, our customers will enjoy easy nonstop access to one of the world's top business markets," notes Joe Esposito, Delta's managing director, Domestic Network Planning. "The new flights are part of a major expansion at New York-LaGuardia, and beginning in July, our Halifax customers will access convenient connections to destinations nationwide from Delta's new domestic hub at LaGuardia."
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. During the past year, Delta was named domestic “Airline of the Year” by the readers of Travel Weekly magazine, was named the “Top Tech-Friendly U.S. Airline” by PCWorld magazine for its innovation in technology and won the Business Travel News Annual Airline Survey. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 343 destinations in 62 countries on six continents.
Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s principal full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients with access to markets across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean Basin, and Europe. It’s the only airport in Atlantic Canada to offer Canada Customs services on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis, and U.S. preclearance. The Airport, a major economic generator valued at over $1.25 billion to the provincial economy, welcomes 3.6 million passengers annually; gives back through its Community Outreach Program and its Signature Partnership with Habitat for Humanity; and is an internationally recognized leader in customer service, having been rated the Best Airport in the World in its class for seven of the past nine years and certified as Airport Service Quality Assured – an industry benchmark of service excellence.