By Adriano Marchese
Delta Air Lines Inc. announced on Friday that it will resume flights to South Africa on August 1st with flights between Johannesburg and Atlanta on the new Airbus A350-900.
The U.S. carrier said the resumption of service between the two destinations marks the milestone in restoring service to all of its pre-pandemic markets in Africa.
Delta found it was more than a year since the company suspended flights to South Africa.
In addition, the company also said it will unveil the flights on the Airbus A350-900, Delta’s newest aircraft in its fleet.
“Delta currently has nearly 20 weekly flights to its African markets, including daily flights between Atlanta and Lagos, between New York-JFK and Accra, and five times a week between JFK and Dakar. On July 8, Delta will also offer four times a week service from JFK to resume Lagos, “said the company.
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