Flying Across the Pond: Delta Expands Trans-Atlantic Network
Delta is expanding its trans-Atlantic flight network for summer 2019 with new routes as well as additional frequencies to some European destinations.
As part of its global blockbuster transatlantic expansion, the airline will launch its first nonstop flight from Tampa Bay, Florida to Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The year-round service, which will launchs on May 23, will be Delta’s 11th Amsterdam route from the U.S. and second from Florida, following the launch of Orlando service earlier this year.
Delta is also expanding its hub-to-hub flying between the United States and Europe with services from Los Angeles to Amsterdam and Paris CDG increasing to daily beginning June 16, 2019.
The Los Angeles to Paris service will be the third route to the French capital to be operated using the upgraded Boeing 777 aircraft featuring the Delta One suites and Delta Premium Select.
Next summer, Delta will also launch second daily flights from New York-JFK to Paris and Tel Aviv, Israel. Both flights will be operated by A330-300 featuring Delta One business class cabin.
All Delta flights between the United States and mainland Europe are operated in conjunction with joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Alitalia.
Delta’s 2018 summer trans-Atlantic flying from New York-JFK is planned to return, including the only U.S. carrier nonstop service from JFK to the Azores, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Berlin.