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Delta to add 14 flights from RDU

Posted August 25, 2010 2:05 p.m. EDT
Updated September 1, 2010 2:54 p.m. EDT

— Delta Airlines announced Wednesday that it will add 14 flights to its daily schedule at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

The new flights, which will add five cities to its list of destinations, will begin Nov. 1.

"Raleigh-Durham is an important market for Delta, and we continue to focus on connecting the city to more destinations to meet customer demand for service," Delta Vice President Jeff Robertson said in a statement.

Delta will add two daily flights to Boston and one each to Minneapolis-St. Paul and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Also, the airline will fly three times a day to Orlando, Fla.; twice daily to Hartford, Conn., St. Louis and Tampa, Fla.; and once daily to Columbus, Ohio.

With the additional flights, Delta will have 54 daily flights from RDU to 15 destinations.