Delta Air Lines has indicated that its transatlantic flight schedule would be expanded in 2022. The airline, which is one of the leading carriers in the United States, is focusing on reinstating services across several European destinations with intentions to fly up to 73 flights per day across 25 destinations.
In comparison to the previous summer season of 2021, the business predicts that its transatlantic flight schedule would grow by 90% in summer 2022.
“With the lifting of restrictions to the U.S. and abroad, plus growing vaccination rates and tremendous pent-up demand, travel to Europe is expected to surge next summer,” Joe Esposito, senior vice president of Delta Air Lines, said in the company’s statement dated November 8, 2021.
Delta Air Lines will offer a total of 29 daily flights across 23 transatlantic routes from its base at John F. Kennedy International Airport during the summer of 2022. (JFK).
Starting February 6, 2021, the timetable will include a daily route connecting New York (JFK) and Zurich (ZRH), as well as five-times weekly services to Brussels (BRU), Edinburgh (EDI), and Copenhagen (CPH), which will begin on March 26, May 1, and May 26, 2021, respectively.
The carrier also intends to reinstate its daily New York-Prague (PRG) service beginning in May 2021. Delta Air Lines will add more twice-daily flights to Amsterdam, London, Milan, and Rome during the forthcoming summer season of 2021, as well as reinstate non-stop service to Frankfurt.
Delta’s hub at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is also aiming to resurrect former European lines and create new ones, with up to ten daily flights to nine transatlantic destinations.
Beginning May 30, 2022, the airline will expand its transatlantic network by operating two new routes with its Airbus A330-300 and A330-900 wide-body planes, connecting Boston-Athens and Boston-Tel Aviv.
Delta will also resume five-times weekly flights to Edinburgh and a once-daily route to Rome beginning in May 2022.
Delta plans to operate up to 18 daily flights to 14 cities across the Atlantic from its Atlanta International Airport (ATL) hub. This includes a daily service to Munich and Athens that has been restored, as well as nonstop daily service to Milan, three daily flights to Amsterdam, and twice-daily flights to London and Rome.
Esposito added: “We’re focused on bringing back the routes and destinations our customers love, so they enjoy easy, convenient access to a comprehensive, far-reaching network throughout Europe and its neighboring regions.”