2013-07-23


Delta Air Lines to Begin Two New International Non-Stop Routes from PIT

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic & Nassau, Bahamas begin Saturday Air Service on December 21, 2013

PITTSBURGH – Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced today that Delta Air Lines will add two more international destinations from Pittsburgh International Airport beginning Saturday, December 21, 2013.  The two routes now available for booking are Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Nassau, Bahamas. 

“These new non-stop flights will provide much needed access to popular Caribbean destinations for our business and leisure travelers,” said County Executive Fitzgerald. “We are thrilled that Delta has committed these resources to the region and are pleased to provide these new routes.”

Delta Air Lines is Pittsburgh’s largest international carrier, and has offered non-stop Pittsburgh to Paris service for five years.  Delta also serves seven other U.S. destinations:  Atlanta (8/day), Cincinnati (3/day), Detroit (7/day), New York-JFK (3/day), New York-LGA (6/day), Memphis (2/day) and Minneapolis (4/day).  

Schedules for the new non-stop routes are as follows: 

PIT to Nassau Service

Departs Pittsburgh 8:30 a.m.

Arrives Nassau 11:20 a.m.

(Saturdays only)

Departs Nassau 12:00 p.m.

Arrives Pittsburgh 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

PIT to Punta Cana

Departs Pittsburgh 8:30 a.m.

Arrives Punta Cana 1:20 p.m.

(Saturdays only)

Departs Punta Cana 2:20 p.m.

Arrives Pittsburgh 5:20 p.m.

Delta and Aeromexico have also joint-filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Mexican government to add scheduled non-stop service from Pittsburgh to Cancun, Mexico. Pending approval, Delta will announce a flight schedule for this third Caribbean destination. 

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