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An A330-200 is slated to operate the new route (Photo: Kentaro Iemoto from Tokyo, Japan (Delta A330-200(N854NW)) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Delta Adds New Service to Lagos from New York-JFK Hub

Beginning March 24, 2018, Delta will add new service between its New York-JFK hub and Lagos, Nigeria. This three-times-weekly service complements the Atlanta-based carrier's Atlanta to Lagos flight, which operates four-times-weekly. The service is scheduled to operate as follows Delta flight 415 departing JFK at 10:50 p.m. and arriving in Lagos at 2:05 p.m. the following day.The outbound service will operate on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. Delta flight 215 will depart Lagos at 10:30 p.m. arriving at JFK at 5:30…

jetBlue Returns to Atlanta After 13 Year Hiatus

New York-based jetBlue has launched their return to Atlanta with a five-times daily service between Boston Logan and Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Atlanta is the airline's 101st city within their network, the largest U.S. city not already served by the airline starting on Thursday, with the inaugural flight from Boston…

Delta Introduces Updated Boarding Process in Atlanta

Delta Air Lines is changing things up at their hub airport in Atlanta. The major air carrier has started testing an updated boarding process at five gates in the B concourse of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. If all goes well, the process could expand to other airports across the country.…

The Case for Flying Delta Air Lines

Over the next several weeks, AirlineGeeks staff writers will be completing a series focused on each of the major airlines based in the United States. We will take a closer look into the airline’s history, as well as where the airline stands today in proportion to its competition, and how…

Qatar Airways Announces Sizable Expansion to the U.S.

Just this morning, Qatar Airways has announced it will continue with its rapid expansion, adding Atlanta, Boston and Los Angeles to its route map by 2016. Once all three routes are added, Qatar will serve 10 destinations in the US, furthering its reach as it attempts to compete with both…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: USA 3000

USA 3000, originally known as Brendan Airways, was a small airline formed in 2001 as a way of flying cheap flights from the northeast to the Caribbean. USA3000 officially launched on December 28, 2001 with their first flight from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Cancun, Mexico. USA3000 did most of their early…

Spirit Airlines Expands in Atlanta

On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015, Fort-Lauderdale based ultra-low cost carrier, Spirit Airlines, announced that it would be launching nine new routes out of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The new routes will add service to Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Tampa. Eight of the nine…