Delta Restarts Service to Nigeria
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Delta Restarts Service to Nigeria

Yes! You heard it right. Delta Airlines restarts its services to Nigeria and reinforces its position as the No.1 US carrier to Africa. It has relaunched daily flight services to Lagos, Nigeria (LOS) from New York (JFK) from 1st December. African travelers have some more good news as Delta Airlines is making fleet enhancements for launching future flights services to Ghana, Accra, and South Africa.

There are over 34 flights in a week between the US and Africa. With the enhancements in services to Nigeria, the airline is improving its customer satisfaction levels.

The Senior Vice President of Network Planning of Delta Airlines, Joe Esposito said that, with the enhancements in the service to Nigeria, Delta Airlines is showing dedication to fulfill the evolving customer needs. They are also expanding their options to elevate customer experience and provide them with premium service and hospitality.

Presently, Delta Airlines has operations between Atlanta and Lagos and now with the resumption of services from New York, there will be 14 flights every week in December till the first half of January and 10 flights in a week for the remaining part of winter 2024.

The aircrafts that will operate between New York and Nigeria include Airbus A330-200. They will offer Delta One, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin options on this aircraft to the passengers. If you’re traveling on this aircraft you can enjoy premium onboard facilities by Delta Airlines that include amazing food, comfortable seating options, specialty snacks, premium beer, wine, and spirits, and chef-curated menu. If you’re traveling on Delta Premium Select, you can enjoy wide seats, deep reclinable options, headrest and adjustable footrest.

On these aircraft, the airline offers amazing in-flight entertainment with Delta Studio has 1000+ hours of free movies, shows, and music. The airline has also collaborated with diverse suppliers around the world to curate artisan-crafted in-flight products, like amenity kits and special beverages, like Thrive Farmers Tea.

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Delta Airlines offers year-round services from New York to Ghana and is also the only airline to initiate services to Ghana. However, some amazing upgrades are in the pipeline of Delta Airlines as they will upgrade their aircraft to Ghana to 281 seated Airbus A330-900neo by adding almost 1000 seats more every week and increasing the capacity of the aircraft by 30%. The aircraft will feature four cabin options- Delta One Suites, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin. The Delta One Suite is for the passengers who love privacy as it will have a sliding door for a private space, soft bedding, memory-foam mattress, chef-curated seasonal four-course meal, and a wide range of beverages options.

Delta Airlines is also upgrading its aircraft that operates between Atlanta and South Africa. Presently, they operate 10 flights in a week to Johannesburg (JNB) and Cape Town (CPT) from Atlanta. They’re looking to introduce premium 35H Airbus A350-900 aircraft that will have extra eight Delta One Suite Seats which will bring total suite seats to 40. They will also look at improving the operational efficiency of the aircraft. These aircrafts will be operational effective from June 20 for Johannesburg and for Cape Town from September 9.

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