Delta Air Lines will launch daily New York JFK-Rio de Janeiro service starting Dec. 21, pending US Department of Transportation (DOT) approval. The Atlanta-based airline will use a Boeing 767-300 featuring 35 lie-flat business-class seats, 32 Comfort+ seats and 143 economy seats on the Rio de Janeiro route. It will be Delta’s second daily nonstop to the city, joining the airline’s existing service between Rio and Atlanta. “Delta’s continued route ...

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