Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is returning after more than 30 years with a seasonal non-stop connection between Geneva (GVA) and New York (JFK). This line will join the important business and off time metropole city of Geneva with Deltas Hub JFK. The scheduled flights will be offered daily and is thought to add to the daily connection from Zurich to New York, this in a manner that customers have now the choice between two daily scheduled flight from Switzerland to the USA.
With the take-up of Geneva in the flight net of Delta Air Lines the airline is connecting the 10 foremost European business travel destinations non-stop with New York. As leading air line in New York the new scheduled flights customers will enjoy seamless connectivity through Delta’s JFK hub to more than 65 destinations throughout North America. Delta’s new Geneva route is part of the largest transatlantic flight schedule to date, which includes nearly 620 weekly flights from 32 EMEA markets to 11 US airports. “This is a special moment for the Delta team as we add an important new metropolis to our route network with the resumption of non-stop service to Geneva,” said Nicolas Ferri, vice president, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI ) at Delta Air Lines. “This route serves an important dual purpose, for both business and leisure travel. We look forward to providing our customers in Geneva with the premium travel experience and service that Delta is known for.”
As the capital of peace and gateway to the Alps, Geneva combines an important business and leisure market. Geneva hosts the largest concentration of international and non-governmental organizations, including the European headquarters of the United Nations.
|“This connection underlines the attractiveness of Geneva Airport for intercontinental connections. We welcome the arrival of Delta as a new player at our airport, offering a quality service in a very dynamic market,” says André Schneider, CEO of Geneva Airport.”|
Customers might profit of attractive connections to various destinations in all of North America. Iconic destinations such as New Orleans, Nashville or Miami are waiting for discovery. At the same, the breath takening beaches of Los Angeles or San Diego can be reached including the worldclass wine regions around San Francisco.
Not only travellers from Geneva are profiting of more non-stop flights to the USA, because reversive the new seasonal flight connection from Delta is also good news for the economy of the Romandie. American tourists have more chances to visit the the world city at Lac Léman, the versatile canton of Geneva.
The newly scheduled flights will offer the total cabin choice of Delta in the Boeing 767-300. Customers can make use of the four cabin variants:
- Delta One equipped with 26 luxury flat bed seats with individual access to the gangway and seat to relax the passengers will enjoy in Delta One curated ,eaös by the Delta One chief cook and of Someone Somewhere crafted Amenity Kits and Sky Priority Services once landed.
- Delta Premium Select: The plane disposes of the latest Premium cabin of Premim Select with 18 wider seats that feature an extended reclining position and an adjustable leg and footrest. On board, passengers will enjoy enhanced services, exclusive snack baskets, a memory foam pillow and all Sky Priority services on the ground, with 18 wider seats featuring an extended recline position and adjustable leg and footrests. On board, passengers can enjoy an expanded service, exclusive snack baskets, a memory foam pillow and all Sky Priority services on the ground
- Comfort+: Comfort+: The Comfort+ experience for flights in the main cabin includes additional benefits, including more legroom, earlier boarding and disembarking and dedicated luggage space in the overhead lockers.
- Main Cabin: Passengers traveling in the Main Cabin can select an available seat in advance and receive a complimentary meal, beer, wine and spirits.
Passengers have screens with extensive premium entertainment via Delta Studio, onboard power supply, high-speed WiFi (paid, free from the end of 2024) and free mobile messaging via iMessage, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger
This summer, Delta will operate 14 weekly flights between Switzerland and the United States, with daily flights from Geneva and Zurich. Delta is a member of the SkyTeam alliance. All flights between Switzerland and the USA are operated in cooperation with Delta’s joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic
Delta flights between Geneva and New York-JFK operate as follows: Flight: DL100
Departure New York-JFK: 20:45 Arrival Geneva: 10.50 a.m. (next day) from: April 10, 2023
Departure Geneva: 12.50Arrival: New York-JFK:
15.255 from: April 11, 2023
Delta flights between Zurich and New York-JFK operate as follows:
Departure New York-JFK: 20:30 Arrival Zurich: 10.35 (next day)
Frequency: daily Flight: DL53 Departure Zurich: 13.35 Arrival New York-JFK: 4.30pm
The USA is Switzerland’s second largest trading partner. The new connection between Geneva and JFK also gives freight forwarders the opportunity to conveniently handle cargo transports between the two countries. Delta flights between Geneva and the US can be booked online at www.Delta.com
Translated by Virginia F. Bodmer-Altura, Publisher of TextileFuture,