Delta shelves Cape Town


TravelHub ( – Delta Air Lines has confirmed that it will suspend its Cape Town-Atlanta service at the end of August.

“Given projected demand levels, Delta confirms that it will be suspending its Cape Town-Atlanta service via Dakar,” said Jimmy Eichelgruen, director – sales Africa, Middle East and India for Delta.

The last service from Atlanta to Dakar will operate on August 28 and from Dakar to Cape Town on August 29. The last service from Cape Town to Atlanta, via Dakar will depart on August 29.

Passengers affected by the changes will be re-accommodated.

“Delta remains committed to the South Africa market and operates a daily year-round service between Johannesburg and Atlanta.”