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Delta ends service to Georgetown on May 6, 2013

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Delta Air Lines, one of the world’s oldest international carriers, that started service to Georgetown, Guyana in 2008, has confirmed that it would discontinue its flights between John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Cheddi Jagan Internatinal Airport, effective May 6, 2013.

In a direct statement sent to this reporter, General Manager of Corporate Communications of Latin America and Caribbean, Sarah Lora blamed poor performance of the route, and a decline in passenger load over the last 18 months, that caused a loss in revenue, as the reason for the airline’s pull-out from the route.

“We have made the difficult decision to eliminate our Georgetown service to better focus our resources on profitable markets,” said Lora who promised alternate transportation or a full fare refund to travelers who were confirmed to fly with Delta to Georgetown after the airlines ends its service, on May 6.

Customers can contact Delta Reservations at 1-800-241-4141 and for customers calling from Guyana, the contact number is 1-800-221-1212.

Updated 3:05 am, July 10, 2018:
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Tom from Georgetown says:
Our ex president traveled on Delta but didn't want his bags inspected. He thought he was better than all other passengers (same thing happened at JFK airport) "Do you know who I am?". When he came back to Guyana, he cancelled Delta's cargo contract.. That is why our beloved country is in the dump, one man can and will do what he wants....
May 6, 2013, 3:47 pm
Angel from Georgetown says:
How sad that we no longer have a world class airline!!!
May 6, 2013, 3:58 pm

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