Delta Air Lines Adds New Service from New York City to Grand Cayman

Cayman Islands 21 January 2020
Cayman Islands Department of Tourism
The Cayman Islands to Welcome Summer Travellers with New Nonstop Flights to
Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM)

Delta Air Lines will add a new seasonal flight between Grand Cayman and New York, N.Y., starting June 13, 2020. The flight will operate on Saturdays through August 20, 2020, between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Grand Cayman’s recently renovated Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM).
“We are excited to welcome increased airlift from New York City to Grand Cayman this summer, particularly with a long-time international partner like Delta Air Lines that has an extensive network of travellers in the tristate region,” said Hon. Minister of Tourism, Mr. Moses Kirkconnell. “With Delta’s new seasonal service and the Department of Tourism’s annual, destination-wide summer promotions, we are poised to provide even more New Yorkers with a memorable and easily-accessible Cayman Islands vacation this summer.”
“Delta is New York’s No. 1 airline, and this service to the Cayman Islands joins the ranks of our more than 200 daily departures to more than 80 destinations in 30 countries,” said Chuck Imhof, Delta Vice President — New York Sales. “Families and vacationers seeking escape from the big city this summer will find the perfect adventure in this culturally rich island getaway.”
The launch of the new flight on one of the world’s largest global carriers, coupled with the Cayman Islands’ unmatched summer offerings, allows visitors the ultimate opportunity to experience an unforgettable, hassle-free summer vacation. To book, go online to or contact your local travel professional.
New York-JFK to Grand Cayman
Flight                      DL 0489
Departure              10:55 a.m.
Arrival                    1:37 p.m.
Frequency            Saturdays
Grand Cayman to New York-JFK
Flight                      DL 0490
Departure              2:50 p.m.
Arrival                    7:28 p.m.
Frequency            Saturdays
“Each new flight introduced to Grand Cayman provides visitors with more options to explore our beautiful destination while creating additional tourism and business opportunities among our valued airline partners,” said Ms. Rosa Harris, Director of Tourism. “We thank Delta for continuing to serve and invest in the Cayman Islands, and look forward to bringing even more travelers from the tristate area to experience our sun, sand, sea and Caymankind vibes this summer.”
Available in 2020, the Cayman Islands’ “Summer Only in Cayman” promotion will be valid for travel bookings from May through September 2020 and includes discounted accommodations, activities, meals, car rentals, attractions and more. Not to mention, travellers arriving in Grand Cayman will experience destination’s new-and-improved Owen Roberts International Airport which underwent a massive expansion to allow the island to accommodate more passengers, including an expanded departure hall, food court, VIP lounge, restaurants, children’s play area and a variety of new concessions. To learn more and book your vacation in the Cayman Islands, go to
About Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2018, Delta was named to Fortune’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the seventh time in eight years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 304 destinations in 52 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.
About the Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands features some of the world’s best diving excursions, with each of the three islands offering different diving adventures for all skill levels. Having received countless awards for Best Overall Dive Destination in the Caribbean and Atlantic, the Cayman Islands is also home to the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, recognising dive industry pioneers since its inception in 2000. The destination is also renowned for its calm clear waters, which offer superb visibility for snorkelling and other underwater experiences.
Located 480 miles south of Miami in the vibrant tranquillity of western Caribbean, this trio of tiny islands is a premier destination for discriminating travellers, divers, honeymooners and families. World renowned for its idyllic beaches and recognised as a sophisticated, diverse and memorable tourist destination, the Cayman Islands offers spectacular recreational opportunities along with warm, impeccable service. To learn more about the Cayman Islands, please go to or or call your local travel agent.
This material is distributed by Coyne PR on behalf of the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism. Additional information is available at the Department of Justice, Washington, DC.
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