Delta will no longer fly between Atlanta and Dubai, effective from February 11, 2016. The airline has cited “overcapacity on U.S. routes to the Middle East operated by government-owned and heavily subsidized airlines” for the move, which comes less than a month after Delta reduced service between the world’s busiest airport and the Middle East’s largest hub. The 777 aircraft used to operate ATL-DXB will be redeployed to other Trans-Atlantic markets where, Delta says, “it can compete on a level playing field that’s not distorted by subsidized state-owned airlines.” In a press release Delta shared statistics that show “between 2008

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