Delta Air Lines
) intends to expand its services by launching nonstop seasonal
flights to Aspen, Colo. Apart from daily services from Atlanta,
there will also be flights every Saturday from Minneapolis-St.
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This Atlanta, Ga. based airline will start the service from Dec
21 through Delta Connection carrier - SkyWest Airlines. Delta
will use two-class, 65-seat CRJ-700 jets that are designed with
nine First Class seats and eight Economy Comfort seats.
Additionally, flyers can avail the on-board Wi-Fi connection
Delta becomes the first and only airline to initiate daily
nonstop service between one of the top global skiing spots and
the Southeastern U.S. This will render wider and smoother
connectivity between the destinations, making it convenient for
Being the second largest airline in the U.S. after
United Continental Holdings Inc.
), Delta displays a well-diversified network along with
high-class customer service. The airline is in constant endeavors
to expand its business line to satiate growing travel demand.
With the acquisition of 49% stake in British carrier Virgin
Atlantic from Singapore Airlines, Delta established a strong hold
over the New York-London air route - one of the busiest
itineraries across the globe.
Last week, Delta reported better-than-expected second-quarter
2013 results with earnings of 98 cents, surpassing the Zacks
Consensus Estimate of 95 cents. The results also improved
considerably from the year-ago adjusted earnings of 69 cents,
buoyed by strong sales along with operational efficiency and
Delta operates with the likes of
Southwest Airlines Co.
) and carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).