Delta Air Lines restated its committed to offering a superior level of service and comfort – including in-flight Wi-Fi – on board its flights between Lagos and Atlanta. The airline which launched its first flight to Lagos in December 2007 flew more than 126,000 passengers between Nigeria and the United States last year and offers more than 200 onward destinations for customers connecting via Atlanta.
“Delta is the leading airline between Lagos and the US and we ae proud to deliver the same high quality service on board our Atlanta flight that we offer customers to all our international routes,” said Nathaniel Pieper, Delta’s Senior Vice President Europe, Middle East and Africa.
“Our Nigerian passengers will continue to benefit from the investments we are making in our customers travel experience with the addition of Wi-Fi connectivity in the coming months. “
Currently, over 60 percent of Delta’s long-haul international fleet has been equipped with WI-FI and customers flying on the Lagos-Atlanta route will have access to the internet at 30,000 feet in 2016. Delta offers more in-flight Wi-Fi than any other carrier and customers with onward connections via Atlanta can access on all two-class domestic aircraft.
Around 80 per cent of customers flying from Lagos are connecting to another destination as Delta offers an extensive network of over 150 onward connections throughout the United States and beyond from its Atlanta hub. Top Destinations include New York, Houston, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami.
Delta operates a 208-seat Boeing 767-300ER aircraft on non-stop flights between Lagos and Atlanta, the same aircraft type that also serves a number of key business routes including London Heathrow and Tokyo Haneda.