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Delta Airline begins Accra to Abuja operation December 1st

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Delta Air lines, the 2011 world most admired airline, is to begin flight operations from Accra to Abuja on December 1st next month.

This follows Delta’s partnership with Air Nigeria to start the service between Accra’s Kotoka International Airport and the Abuja’s Nmamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

The service will operate weekly using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, equipped with 36 Business Elite seats, 29 seats in Economy Comfort and 143 seats in economy.

Delta’s Commercial Manager, East and West Africa, Mr Bobby Bryan announcing in Accra on Tuesday, said the company will also launch in Accra in December its Protocol Services as part of a $2 billion investment plan, which will redesign Delta’s entire customer service experience in the country.

Delta’s Protocol Service that aims at providing better customer experience, was launched in Abuja last month.

The $2 billion investment to span 2013 is to improve airport facilities and Delta’s global products, service and technology to enhance customer experience in the air and on the ground.

The new Accra-Abuja flight, he said, meant Delta now offers non-stop service from Accra to four international cities. The other three cities are Atlanta in New York; Monrovia in Liberia; and Dakar in Senegal.

“With the ongoing support of our partner Air Nigeria, our Abuja service will provide more travel options for our Ghanaian customers as well as facilitate business and commercial Ghana and Nigeria,” Mr Bryan said.

The company, he added, would also launch full-flat bed seat on Accra-New York–JFK service.

Delta also today launch in Accra its fifth anniversary in Africa expected to be celebrated in Ghana, Senegal and South Africa.

Source: GNA

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