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Jordan Travel Mart


June 03, 2008, Volume 90.

Jordan welcomes the first US carrier to fly non-stop between
New York‘s JFK and Amman-QAIA


Mc Lean, VA May 27, 2008 – Delta Airlines will continue its industry-leading expansion between the United States and the Middle East with new nonstop service from New York’s JFK Airport to Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport beginning June 5th,.


For the first time, a leading American carrier will offer non-stop service from the U.S. to Amman paving the way for other airlines to follow suit.
The Middle East is a key component of Delta’s international expansion. Since 2005, Delta has added 58 new international destinations to its network.  Delta is now the leading carrier across the Atlantic with 37 destinations, more than any other U.S. airline.

Passengers on Delta’s flights between New York and Amman will travel on Boeing 767-300ER aircraft which seats 215 passengers. Customers seeking some extra comfort can enjoy one of the 34 award-winning BusinessElite cabin seats with extra inches of legroom and innovative food offerings. Coach class offers 17 IN wide seats with a 30-33 IN seat pitch. The service will also feature Arabic-speaking flight attendants, in-flight movies with Arabic subtitles played on overhead videos, dinner and breakfast (Halal meal options in BusinessElite and Middle Eastern selections in economy). 

As with other airlines, Delta allows two pieces of luggage weighing no more than
50 LBS (22KGS) free of charge.


Delta’s new nonstop service between New York and Amman is scheduled as follows:

Flight Departs Arrives Effective Frequency
DL 26 JFK-NY at 15:55 QAIA-Amman at 10:35
(next day)
June 6, 2008 Four times per week (Mon/Wed/Thu/Sat)
DL 23 QAIA-Amman at 12:25 JFK-NY at 18:00 June 6, 2008

Four times per week


Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles from a Jordan trip on nearly 16,409 flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners as it is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at www.delta.com .





















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