Delta to add flights from CVG at request of local businesses

HEBRON, KY (FOX19) - In response to requests from local businesses, Delta Air Lines is adding additional flights from CVG to Atlanta and Detroit in early 2012.

Delta will add a round-trip flight to each market at times that will also help connect local passengers to international markets, such as Seoul, Korea. 

Additionally, Delta is adding a round-trip, same-plane service via Salt Lake City to Portland and a convenient connection to Oakland, California, which are destinations requested by local businesses. 

"These schedule changes are another indicator that Delta is being responsive to local concerns and working with businesses committed to the Cincinnati area to continue to provide strong air service for our region," according to a statement on CVG's website.

The announcement comes the same day that Chiquita announced it is moving its headquarters and nearly 400 jobs from Cincinnati to Charlotte. Part of the reason for the move is believed to be a lack of flights out of CVG.

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