Delta Air Lines will run several key routes from the US to Europe this winter giving passengers’ non-stop access to both continents.
These include New York JFK International Airport to Lisbon Airport, Los Angeles International Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Indianapolis International Airport to Paris CDG, and Orlando International Airport to Amsterdam.
Effective 27 October a service from New York’s JFK will utilise a Boeing 757 aircraft and operate five times a week and then four times a week from January to March.
From the same date, the Los Angeles service to Paris and Amsterdam will use an Airbus A330 aircraft. Paris will be operated three times a week and Amsterdam four times a week.
Delta’s new Indianapolis-Paris flight launches on 24 May and will now be extended into the winter. As Indianapolis’s only nonstop service to Europe, it will utilise a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. It will run four times a week for the rest of the year and then three times a week from January to March.
Delta’s new Orlando-Amsterdam service began on 30 March and will now run through the winter. It operates four times a week.
From 27 October, the carrier said it will discontinue a route Newark Liberty International Airport and Paris.
Delta’s senior vice president for trans-atlantic, Dwight James said: “Delta customers on both sides of the pond have told us more flying between Europe and the US is valuable to them and we’re very excited to make more non-stops to the US from Paris, Amsterdam and Lisbon through the winter season a reality.”