More bad news for Delta flyers

Delta has announced some new cuts to service our of their former Memphis hub. This bad news is due to a shortage of pilots which Delta says is a recurring issue across the country. All of the cuts are on smaller regional jet aircraft, including the 50 seat CRJ-200 and ERJ-145.

Delta plans to end service to the following destinations on an upcoming, yet undetermined date:

  • Indianapolis
  • Raleigh/Durham

Delta plans to end service to the following destinations as of December 31, 2014:

  • Chicago O’Hare

Delta plans to reduce flights to the following cities, with operations only on Saturdays:

  • Orlando

Previously announced cuts to service include the following cities:

  • Dallas/Ft. Worth, ending January 5, 2015
  • New Orleans, ending January 5th, 2015
  • Pittsburgh, ending January 5th, 2015
  • Washington National, ending April 6, 2015

Once all of the cuts go into effect, Delta will be left with the following service in and out of Memphis:

  • Atlanta
  • Cincinnati
  • Detroit
  • Los Angeles
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • New York LaGuardia
  • Orlando (Saturday-only service)
  • Cancun (seasonal)
  • Las Vegas (seasonal)
  • Salt Lake City (seasonal)

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