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Delta is launching 4 exciting new routes, including Tahiti, Cape Town and Tel Aviv

Delta is launching 4 exciting new routes, including Tahiti, Cape Town and Tel Aviv

Old Jul 29, 22, 9:22 am
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Delta is launching 4 exciting new routes, including Tahiti, Cape Town and Tel Aviv

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-...town-tel-aviv/

The Atlanta-based airline unveiled four high-profile routes on Friday, including three new long-haul services that touch two brand-new destinations. Delta is also boosting its transcontinental network with a major expansion in Miami.

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Timetable of Deltas new long-haul routes

LAX PPT 11:10 a.m. 6:10 p.m.

PPT LAX 8:10 p.m. 6:40 a.m. (+1)

ATL CPT 8:50 p.m. 6:15 p.m. (+1)

CPT ATL 10:50 p.m. 8:00 a.m. (+1)

ATL TLV 2:00 p.m. 9:15 a.m. (+1)

TLV ATL 11:30 a.m. 5:55 p.m.
Very exciting development!
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Old Jul 29, 22, 9:35 am
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The 4th new route not in OP's post is LAX-MIA 2x daily.
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Old Jul 29, 22, 9:38 am
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Originally Posted by DLASflyer View Post
The 4th new route not in OP's post is LAX-MIA 2x daily.
Yes, and sadly only on a 737 so no lie-flat.
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Old Jul 29, 22, 10:02 am
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Originally Posted by DLASflyer View Post
The 4th new route not in OP's post is LAX-MIA 2x daily.
MIA-LAX is actually a resumption of service. Im pretty sure DL flew that route and dropped it right before COVID.
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I am so surprised that ATL-TLV is back! Its been more than a decade now. Last time they flew ATL-TLV in 2011. The flight schedule is perfect timing for you. The flight is departing at 2pm from ATL and will arrived in TLV at 9:15am. Return flight to ATL at 11:30am and will arrived in ATL at 5:55pm. It is daytime flight.

https://news.delta.com/delta-bolster...viv-and-tahiti
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Old Jul 29, 22, 10:10 am
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Originally Posted by MCO Flyer View Post
MIA-LAX is actually a resumption of service. Im pretty sure DL flew that route and dropped it right before COVID.
Dropped in 2018 and it was less than daily.
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Originally Posted by DLASflyer View Post
Dropped in 2018 and it was less than daily.
Hard to compete against AA and at least 1 if not multiple 777s daily. Not sure of point of route.
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Doesn't AF already fly LAX-PPT?
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Old Jul 29, 22, 10:17 am
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Originally Posted by flyerCO View Post
Hard to compete against AA and at least 1 if not multiple 777s daily. Not sure of point of route.
I think DL is banking on the traffic provided from its JV with LA to make this a viable route.

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Doesn't AF already fly LAX-PPT?
​​​​​​​Yes.
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Originally Posted by Yellowjj View Post
Doesn't AF already fly LAX-PPT?
Yes. United and French Bee still flew SFO-PPT.
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Waiting for the obvious post....
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Originally Posted by StayingHomeIsBetter View Post
Waiting for the obvious post....
Which is?
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Why not atl-ppt? No competition, much better connectivity for east coast.
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Old Jul 29, 22, 11:30 am
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Originally Posted by mediator View Post
Why not atl-ppt? No competition, much better connectivity for east coast.
Still gotta fly westbound anyway?
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Why not atl-ppt? No competition, much better connectivity for east coast.
Too expensive to operate. Ultralong segments require a lot of fuel to carry the weight of all the fuel they need.
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