The United States’ longest serving operator in Nigeria, Delta Airlines, has revealed that it will from October 4, 2022, suspend flight operations between JFK airport, New York and Lagos.
The airline which resumed operations on its Lagos-Atlanta route, on September 9, 2020, said in a statement that the route suspension was to fit into “the current demand environment.”
It however said that the Lagos to Atlanta routes would remain operational.
“Delta is suspending its nonstop service between New York-JFK and Lagos to fit the current demand environment. The airline continues to operate service between Lagos and Atlanta and offers onward connections to New York and other cities across the United States.
“Customers impacted by our suspended New York-JFK to Lagos service will be re-accommodated on Delta operated flights or services operated by our joint venture partners. Delta remains committed to the Nigeria market,” the airline said.
In that period, the airline proposed to block middle seats till March 2021, as a means of boosting travellers’