Delta breaks ground on expansion for LaGuardia Terminal

NEW YORK, 12 April 2012. Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), along with city, state and federal officials, broke ground on a $160 million renovation and expansion of its facilities at New York LaGuardia Airport.

NEW YORK, 12 April 2012. Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), along with city, state and federal officials, broke ground on a $160 million renovation and expansion of its facilities at New York LaGuardia Airport.

The project, which includes a 630-foot connector bridge linking Terminals C and D, a new Delta Sky Club in Terminal C and expanded security lanes in both terminals, comes as Delta creates a new domestic hub at LaGuardia, with service to 26 new cities by July 11. It represents the largest expansion project at LaGuardia in over 40 years.

The new bridge will allow travelers to walk between terminals behind security, providing access to departure and arrival gates and facilitating connecting flights. Delta has operated out of both terminals since March 25, when it began expanded service at LaGuardia.

Work is also underway on a $1.2 billion enhancement and expansion of Delta's facilities at New York John F. Kennedy Airport.

The airline will increase service at LaGuardia with 100 new flights in spring and summer 2012. When its full schedule is implemented, Delta will operate more than 260 daily flights between LaGuardia and more than 60 cities.

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