Thursday, 10 January 2019

Delta to start services to Hilton Head Island from Atlanta and New York beginning in May

The US mega-carrier, Delta has confirmed that from May this year it will offer three daily flights from its home base of Atlanta to the popular coastal resort town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

The new service to Hilton Head Island, starting in spring will mean the Southern Carolina resort will become Delta's 330th destination and as well as the Atlanta services the carrier will also launch a weekly service every Saturday from New York's LaGuardia airport.

Daily flights to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will begin on May 23 and seasonal Saturday service to New York's LaGuardia Airport begins June 8. The new service will provide convenient connections to and from one of the Southeast's premier beach and golf destinations for customers around the United States and across the world. 

"As the leading carrier in the Southeast, Delta will be bringing its award-winning customer service to Hilton Head," said Joe Esposito, Delta's Senior Vice President - Network Planning.  "The new flights to Atlanta, the industry's leading airline hub, as well as the New York flight, will connect Hilton Head to the world."    

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Beginning May 23, Delta will offer the following daily schedule between Atlanta and Hilton Head Island:
ATL at 9:40 a.m.HHH at 10:45 a.m.
ATL at 4:20 p.m.HHH at 5:25 p.m.
ATL at 7:50 p.m.HHH at 8:55 p.m.
HHH at 7:30 a.m.  *ATL at 8:40 a.m.
HHH at 11:10 a.m.ATL at 12:20 p.m.
HHH at 5:55 p.m.ATL at 7:05 p.m.
* First flight on May 24, 2019
Beginning June 8, Delta will offer the following schedule** between New York-LaGuardia and Hilton Head Island:
LGA at 10 a.m.HH at 12:35 p.m.
HHH at 1:05 p.m.LGA at 3:15 p.m.
** Saturday only service will be available for sale on Jan. 12, 2019

"This is a great day for the Hilton Head Island Airport," said John McCann, the Mayor of the Town of Hilton Head Island. "Our community asks weekly for service on Delta Air Lines and will welcome the airline with open arms. The new flights will allow visitors from all over the world access, via two Delta hubs, to all that Hilton Head Island and the Low Country have to offer."

Delta's Hilton Head service from both Atlanta and LaGuardia will be on 69-seat Embraer 170 aircraft with seating for 9 in First Class, 20 in Delta Comfort+ and 40 in the main cabin in an all aisle and window seat configuration. Operated by Delta Connection carrier Republic Airline, the aircraft cabins feature large overhead bins, access to WiFi and free in-flight entertainment through Delta Studio.

With the addition of Hilton Head, Delta will serve five destinations in the Palmetto State complementing Charleston, Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Greenville/Spartanburg service.

At its Atlanta hub, Delta operates approximately 1,000 daily departures to destinations across the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Asia.

Delta is New York's largest carrier with more than 500 peak-day departures to more than 130 destinations worldwide from its hubs at LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport — including more destinations from New York State than any other airline. Delta has invested more than $2 billion in New York airport infrastructure over the past seven years and is currently building a new, $3.9 billion, 37-gate facility at LaGuardia.

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