Keeping pace with the current expansion strategies,
Delta Air Lines
) announced plans to start 2 flights from Theodore Roosevelt
Regional Airport in Dickinson, North Dakota to Minneapolis-St.
Paul International Airport, every day. The service - slated to
come into effect from June 10 - will be rendered by Delta
Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines via 50-seat CRJ-200 regional
The recent growth in oil and gas production has brought Dickinson
market into limelight. To capture this growing demand for
transportation in the economically advancing region of North
Dakota, Delta introduced these new flights. Last year, the
airline launched services in Williston - the place where oil
reserves in Bakken were first discovered.
By interlinking Minneapolis-St. Paul and Dickinson, Delta has
extended its network routes, helping passengers to connect to
almost 131 nonstop destinations that include 22 international
spots spanning over Europe, Asia, Canada, Mexico and the
Additionally, Delta aims to bring in novel features including
better dining and entertainment options in its transcontinental
service between New York-JFK and Los Angeles plus San Francisco
These new services include high-quality wine in BusinessElite,
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today for
BusinessElite flyers, complementary headsets for customers in
Economy Comfort and Economy along with movies and on-demand
We appreciate the company's efforts to offer customers an
improved global reach and enhance their satisfaction level. These
initiatives are expected not only to reap more revenues but also
poise Delta in a competitive position within the airline circle.
Delta currently retains a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
Other stocks operating within the airline sector that are worth
Ryanair Holdings plc
Republic Airways Holdings Inc.
). All the 3 firms currently hold a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong
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