Delta Air Lines launches non-stop service from New York to Grenada

NEW YORK – Grenada’s Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Glynis Roberts joined officials of the Grenada Airport Authority and Delta Air Lines at a media launch in New York on Friday, April 16.

The Minister was joined by the Chairman of the GAA and member of the Grenada Airlift Committee, Mr Rodney George and officials of the Grenada Board of Tourism’s North American office while Delta was represented by Gail Grimmett, Senior Vice-President, NYC and Carlos Santos, Corporate Communications Manager.

Minister Roberts said that the Government welcomes the opportunity to bring nationals and visitors to the island.

She said that New York is one of the important markets especially for United States travelers to Grenada.

Delta Air Lines commences its new non-stop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA) on Saturday July 3, 2010.

The flight will operate twice a week (Wednesdays and Saturdays) and depart JFK at 1:15 a.m. and arrive at MBIA at 6:03 a.m.

The return flight from Grenada will be at 7:15 a.m. with arrival in New York at 12;05 p.m.
Delta will use its 737-800 aircraft that offers 16 First Class seats and 134 Coach Class seats.

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