Delta Airlines says it will be launching another three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, in addition to its existing four-times a week service to the United States.
According to the airline, the Lagos-New York flight, which will be effective from March 25, 2018, will make its operations daily, from Nigeria to its US hub.
The airline said the service was part of activities to celebrate its 10 years of service to Nigeria in December and as the only carrier to offer nonstop service between Nigeria and the US.
A statement by the airline quoted its Senior Vice-President Transatlantic, Dwight James, as saying that Nigeria had been a strategic market for the airline over the past 10 years and a mainstay of its African network.
He said, “Delta will operate both its New York-JFK and Atlanta routes using Airbus 330-200 aircraft, equipped with Wi-Fi and features 34 fully flat-bed seats in the Delta One cabin.
“As we look ahead to the next decade, we are…