• Joe Breitfeller

Delta Air Lines Expands Latin American Connectivity With Resumption of Service From JFK to São Paulo

The carrier will resume service between New York-JFK and São Paulo starting today, fortifying their Latin American and Caribbean network with 36 destinations. The route will operate four times weekly and serviced with a Boeing 767-400ER.


Delta Boeing 767-400ER - Courtesy Delta Airlines

On Thursday (February 11, 2021), Delta Air Lines announced the return of service between New York (JFK) and Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) in São Paulo from February 12, 2021. The route will be operated four times weekly and serviced with a Boeing 767-400ER, configured with Delta One, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin service. Flights will depart JFK Terminal 4 and Terminal 3 in São Paulo, with convenient access to Delta Sky Club or partner lounges. The new route complements the carrier’s existing service between Atlanta and São Paulo. Delta is currently operating service to 36 Latin American and Caribbean destinations. In Thursday’s announcement, Delta’s Managing Director of Latin America, Luciano, Macagno, said,


“The return of Delta’s service between New York and São Paulo reconnects these two great cities and provides customers with a safer travel experience and superior comfort on this important route. Delta’s flights between these two important markets also serve to further connect the U.S. with more of Latin America and the Caribbean. With flights from the U.S. to 36 cities in the region, Delta is ensuring that those customers who need to travel can do so with ease and peace of mind, knowing that the safety of our customers and our employees is Delta’s priority.”


Delta Launches Four Weekly Flights Between New York-JFK and São Paulo – Courtesy Delta Air Lines

Since the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Delta Air Lines has implemented over 100 layers of protection through their Delta CareStandard program and has also extended the blocking of middle seats through April 30, 2021, the only U.S carrier to do so. Delta has also created an interactive travel map to help customers navigate the latest destination travel requirements and restrictions, including U.S. CDC negative COVID-19 entry requirements. The carrier continues to deliver award-winning hospitality, including a refresh of over 300 inflight entertainment options and the rollout of high-speed onboard Wi-Fi this year.



Source: Delta Air Lines