Delta Supplements Richmond-Minneapolis/St. Paul Service with Second Daily Roundtrip Starting June 8th

November 22, 2016

RICHMOND, Virginia (November 22, 2016) – Beginning June 8, 2017, Delta Air Lines will offer a second daily non-stop flight between Richmond (RIC) International Airport and the airline’s Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) hub. The twice-daily flights will be operated by Delta Connection carrier ExpressJet Airlines on 69-seat CRJ-700 aircraft, which features First Class and Economy seating.

“I applaud the leadership of Delta Air Lines, recognizing the growth in demand across the Richmond region,” said Jon E. Mathiasen, AAE, president and CEO of the Capital Region Airport Commission. “Minneapolis/St. Paul is a popular destination for Richmond travelers and an excellent connecting facility for points beyond the hub.”

Delta's schedule between Richmond and Minneapolis/St. Paul, effective June 8, 2017 (subject to change):

Departs Time Arrives Time Frequency
Richmond 8:45 AM Minneapolis-St. Paul 10:33 AM Daily
Richmond 5:15 PM Minneapolis-St. Paul 7:10 PM Daily
Minneapolis-St. Paul 1:00 PM Richmond 4:35 PM Daily
Minneapolis-St. Paul 5:40 PM Richmond 9:15 PM Daily

From RIC, Delta offers nonstop service to Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Detroit (DTW), Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP), New York-LaGuardia (LGA), and New York-JFK (JFK).

About Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. In 2016, Delta was named to Fortune’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the fifth time in six years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented five consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 312 destinations in 54 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at www.delta.com.

About Richmond International Airport (RIC)
Richmond International Airport (RIC) www.flyrichmond.com is one of the most modern and well-equipped airports in the eastern United States. Scheduled service from RIC offers nonstop flights to major domestic destinations and connecting options to points around the globe. More than 3.5 million passengers and 125 million pounds of cargo travel through RIC annually.

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CONTACT:
Troy M. Bell, C.M.
Director – Marketing & Air Service Development
Richmond International Airport
(804) 226-3022
tbell@flyrichmond.com

 


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