- Chidozie Uzoezie
Delta Spread Wings From JFK to Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires
New Yorkers will soon be able to jet nonstop to Rio de Janeiro when Delta launches seasonal service between New York-JFK and Rio Galeão Airport in Brazil starting 16 December, 2023.
The new route, which is the third that Delta and LATAM have announced since the Joint Venture was approved in September 2022, will operate daily on a Boeing 767-300 featuring Delta One, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin service.
Whether to enjoy Rio’s world-famous beaches, discover Brazil’s landscape and its samba soundtrack, visit friends and family or seal a business deal, Delta and LATAM offer the most ways to travel between the U.S. and Brazil.
Delta offers daily service between JFK and São Paulo, twice daily service between its Atlanta hub and São Paulo, and seasonal service between Atlanta and Rio de Janeiro.
LATAM offers service between São Paulo and five U.S. gateways, including New York-JFK, Boston, Orlando, Miami and, starting this summer: new Los Angeles service that will operate three-times weekly beginning in the third quarter.
Delta and LATAM together are New York City’s #1 Joint Venture partnership, offering the most service between the Big Apple and South America with flights between JFK and São Paulo, Brazil; Lima, Peru; Santiago, Chile; Bogota, Colombia and soon Rio de Janeiro.
The Joint Venture between LATAM and Delta applies to select markets between North and South America, delivering customer benefits and faster connections to more than 300 destinations between the U.S./Canada and South America (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay).
Delta and LATAM’s routes between the U.S. and South America can be booked through delta.com or latam.com.
Delta will also launch new seasonal service between New York-JFK and Buenos Aires starting 28 October, enabling New Yorkers to experience the Argentinian capital’s world-famous historical sights, food, wine, nightlife and tango scene.
The route will operate daily on a Boeing 767-400 aircraft featuring Delta One, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin service. Delta currently offers year-round daily service between its Atlanta hub and Buenos Aires. To book the new route, visit delta.com.