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Mon, 21 March 2022

Delta to Increase Flights to Europe

(21 Mar 2022, 11:27 +07)  Delta has unveiled plans to increase its trans-Atlantic operations and launch new premium in-flight experiences.

This summer, the airline will offer more flights to Europe with new routes and destinations, along with more opportunities to indulge in Deltas premium cabins with 143% more seats available to customers than in summer 2021.

Delta has been focused on building back our network to give customers easy, convenient access to wherever they want to go, and were delivering on that promise with up to 74 daily flights to 21 European destinations from 10 U.S. gateways this summer, said Joe Esposito, Deltas S.V.P. Network Planning. We have also accelerated improvements to our aircraft so that customers can enjoy a more comfortable journey, including offering more seats than ever before in Delta Premium Select, which will be available on nearly every flight to Europe in the months ahead.

Delta Boeing 767 reg: N194DN. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.
Delta Boeing 767 reg: N194DN. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com

The latest updates to Deltas summer schedule include new flights between New York-JFK and Stockholm (ARN) starting 1 June and between Salt Lake City and London-Heathrow (LHR) beginning 14 May.

Delta will operate up to 27 daily flights to 20 European destinations from JFK, including restarting pre-COVID service to Zurich, Brussels, Edinburgh, Copenhagen and Prague.

In Boston, Delta will operate up to nine daily flights to nine trans-Atlantic destinations, offering nearly 5,000 more seats each week compared with summer 2019.

Delta is also the U.S. Southeasts largest carrier, operating up to 17 daily flights from Atlanta to 14 trans-Atlantic destinations, including increased thrice daily service to Amsterdam as well as to London and Rome to double daily.

Deltas Midwest hubs in Detroit and Minneapolis will operate up to 14 daily nonstop flights to the airlines global hubs in Amsterdam, London and Paris as well as daily service to Frankfurt, Munich and Reykjavk.

On the U.S. West Coast, the airlines Seattle hub will operate double daily service to Amsterdam and a daily service to London and Paris.

Salt Lake City will offer a daily, nonstop flight to Deltas three respective trans-Atlantic hubs. Delta will also return to daily Portland-to-Amsterdam service.

Through Deltas partnerships with Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic, customers will be able to access nearly 200 more destinations throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India from 19 U.S. cities.

Premium Travel Accelerates

As international travel returns, Delta customers on nearly every flight to Europe will be able to enjoy an upgraded experience on the airlines refreshed Airbus A330 and Boeing 767-300 fleets, which now offer a consistent onboard experience with a choice of four classes Delta One or Delta One Suites, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin.

Both fleet types have also received additional upgrades like refreshed lavatories and new LED cabin lighting.

Delta Premium Select, the airlines premium economy cabin, includes more space to relax and stretch out with a wider seat, deeper recline and an adjustable footrest and leg rest. Customers will watch Deltas best-in-class seatback entertainment on larger screens while powering up their own devices with in-seat power and USB ports. Theyll also receive an upgraded amenity kit, noise-canceling headsets and a blanket and memory- foam pillow to help them arrive rested and refreshed.

Customers traveling in Delta One will enjoy refreshed amenities and services including: artisan-made Someone Somewhere amenity kits, soft and comfortable beddings made from recycled materials, more beverage options before takeoff, new cocktail bites, a chef-curated three-course meal and decadent desserts featuring a build-your-own ice cream sundae.

Ready to Fly

Delta FlyReady, the airlines digital dashboard solution that helps customers verify theyve met their destinations entry requirements prior to travel, was recently updated with a more personalized view of travel requirements at the customers destination, an all-new design with a more responsive and enhanced interface on mobile, and easier-to-use functionality, allowing customers to better manage their documents.

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