Delta Air Lines To Add Cape Town As Stop On Johannesburg-Atlanta Flights

Delta Air Lines To Add Cape Town As Stop On Johannesburg-Atlanta Flights 800-668-9017

Starting from May, Delta Air Lines will add a stopover in Cape Town to its Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. As of then, two of the airline’s three daily nonstop flights from Johannesburg will operate as a joint service. After the new service is introduced, Delta Airlines will add a stopover in Cape Town to its Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. The new stopover will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, while the other two will be operational on Wednesdays and Fridays, respectively.

Johannesburg-Atlanta Route

Delta Air Lines currently operates two daily nonstop flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta: one at 6:50 p.m. and another at 5:30 a.m. From May, Delta will also add a new joint service from Johannesburg to Atlanta on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 6:50 p.m.

Cape Town As Stopover For Johannesburg-Atlanta Flights

After the new joint service comes into effect, the passengers of the 6:50 p.m. flight will be able to stopover in Cape Town for two days before continuing their journey to Atlanta. The passengers flying on the 5:30 a.m. flight will however have the freedom to choose whether they want to stopover in Cape Town or not.

Delta Air Lines to add two additional nonstop flights from Johannesburg

Starting from March 2018, Delta Air Lines will add a stopover in Cape Town to its Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. As of then, two of the airline’s three daily nonstop flights from Johannesburg will operate as a joint service. After the new service is introduced, Delta will add a stopover in Cape Town to its Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. The new stopover will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, while the other two will be operational on Wednesdays and Fridays, respectively.

The change is expected to help boost economic and tourism growth in South Africa

The Delta Air Lines subsidiary, Delta Connection, said Wednesday it will add Cape Town as a stop on Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. Cape Town is the fourth city in South Africa to be added to Delta Airlines Customer Service Connection’s route map.

Delta Connection currently operates five weekly flights between Johannesburg and Atlanta.

The new service will “help boost economic and tourism growth in South Africa,” Delta Connection said in a statement. The airline also plans to expand its operations into Botswana and Zimbabwe.

Delta Connection currently flies between Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Harare, and Victoria Falls.

Increases in international traffic likely

Delta Air Lines is adding Cape Town as a stop on Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. The airline says the move is in response to increasing international traffic. Delta says it plans to fly four times a week between the two cities starting next year.

Delta Air Lines is adding Cape Town as a stop on Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. The airline has seen an increase in international traffic in recent years, according to Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant. Durrant said that Delta has seen an increase in demand from customers flying between the U.S. and Europe, as well as South Africa. Durrant said that the Cape Town stop makes it easier for customers to connect to other parts of Africa and the world.

Fare Comparison: Johannesburg to Atlanta Flight

Fares for the flight from Johannesburg to Atlanta start from Rs. 53,423. The travel duration for the same is 18 hours and 35 minutes.

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Conclusion

Delta Air Lines will add a stopover in Cape Town to its Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. The new stopover will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, while the other two will be operational on Wednesdays and Fridays, respectively. Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be adding Cape Town as a stop on Johannesburg-Atlanta flights. 

Delta joins fellow U.S. carriers American Airlines and United Airlines in expanding service to the South African city, making it easier for travelers to get to and from the country.