Delta Air Lines will add Luanda, Angola as its eighth destination in the airline's Africa route network January 20, 2011, available for booking October 2. Operating three times a week on-board the 243-seat Airbus A330-200 aircraft, service will fly between Delta's hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Luanda, with an intermediate stop in Dakar, Senegal.
Service will depart Atlanta at 11:05 a.m. and arrive in Luanda at 8:25 a.m. the next day every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. From Luanda, flights will depart at 10:30 p.m. to arrive in Atlanta at 9:40 a.m. every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. Current service between Atlanta and Africa includes Cairo, Lagos in Nigeria, Johannesburg in South Africa, and Monrovia, Liberia.