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RHODE ISLAND T. F. GREEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ANNOUNCES NEW DAILY DELTA AIR LINES SERVICE TO NEW YORK/LAGUARDIA

                  Seasonal Minneapolis/St. Paul Route also renewed for Summer

WARWICK, RI – November 17, 2021 – The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is pleased to announce the addition of a new service from Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) to New York/LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Delta Air Lines will begin flights to New York City three times a day (2x on Saturdays and Sundays) beginning January 5, 2022. The new service to a major airline hub will provide travelers with more connecting options to more locations, improving the ease of travel between New England, New York City and the nation. Flights will be operated on a 76-seat CRJ-900 aircraft.

Flight times and fares from PVD to New York/LaGuardia are available at: https://www.pvdairport.com/flights/book-now. This new route brings the Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport’s (PVD) nonstop route count to 26, marking a 53% increase in non-stop routes along with a 57% increase in the number of airlines serving PVD since 2016. More information about routes and airlines at PVD can be found at https://www.pvdairport.com/flights/airlines.

In addition to the new service between PVD and LGA, Delta Air Lines currently offers service to Atlanta and Detroit. Beginning on January 5, 2022, Delta Air Lines will upgrade two of its three daily Detroit flights to a larger aircraft: one flight switches from a 76-seat CRJ-900 aircraft to a 132-seat Airbus A-319 and another flight gets upgraded to a 110-seat Boeing 717, providing 90 more seats per day between Rhode Island and Detroit.

Delta Air Lines has also recently announced that they will bring back their popular seasonal flights to Minneapolis/St. Paul. Between June 7th and September 5, 2022 a daily 157-seat Airbus A-320 will bring Rhode Islanders and visitors to the airlines’ third largest hub, offering numerous connections to the extensive Delta network in the western United States.

About Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport: A convenient and low-cost gateway to New England, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking, and faster security lines, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport was named as one of USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2021, “Top Three” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best 2021” Awards and was most recently named 5th “Best Airport” in the U.S. in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. With three Top 5 rankings in 2021, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport has now earned the distinction of being the only airport in the Northeast to receive honors from all three major travel publications.