Delta to reduce CNMI flights

2:55 pm on 13 May 2015

Delta Airlines is citing the continued devaluation of the Yen as well as fare declines for its decision to cut flights to the Northern Marianas this winter.

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The reduction of flights to the islands coincides with the retirement of the airline's six B747-400s by the end of this year.

According to the Marianas Visitors Authority's latest arrival numbers, March saw a 51 percent decrease in air seat supply from Japan to the CNMI.

Japanese arrivals fell 34 percent to 8,808 visitors.

The airline says flights to Guam and Palau will remain unchanged.