Delta Air Lines, the Atlanta based US carrier, will restart its seasonal nonstop service from Dublin International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, starting with March 30, 2015.
The daily service will come as a supplement to the already existing flights linking Dublin and New York, JFK, thus enhancing alternatives for travellers flying between the United States and the Republic of Ireland.
Delta Air Lines' new seasonal service to Atlanta will be operated in union with Air France-KLM – the joint venture partner. A 225-seat Boeing 767-300 aircraft will be used by Delta for this service.
Customers travelling to Atlanta will benefit from a multitude of onward connections, with more than 200 available to destinations across the United States and beyond, including the popular cities of Miami, Los Angeles, Orlando, but also Cancun, Mexico.
Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s Senior Vice President for Europe, the Middle East and Africa said: "With daily services to both New York-JFK and now Atlanta this summer, Delta customers can choose from around 6,300 seats connecting Ireland and the United States."
"2014 was one of the busiest ever in terms of U.S. travellers to Ireland and with more than 70% of U.S. tourists landing between May and September, our Atlanta service is an answer to this increasing demand, sustaining the local tourism industry while offering more alternatives to U.S. customers," added Cantarutti.