Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL - Free Report) has announced plans to expand between United States and Europe, starting next year. It will offer customers more nonstop services to Europe from its hubs at Los Angeles, New York-JFK, Atlanta and Detroit.
The carrier will start nonstop flights connecting Los Angeles with Paris and Amsterdam from Jun 16, 2018. Flights on the route will ply on the new Boeing 777-200LR aircraft.
Delta will further offer seasonal operations from the New York-JFK airport to Ponta Delgada-Azores hub in Portugal, beginning May 24 in the coming year. Additionally, it will also offer a year-round service to Lagos, Nigeria from Mar 24 onward. The carrier also intends to upgrade the existing route between New York-JFK and London-LHR with the advanced Airbus A330 aircraft.
From Atlanta, Delta will offer daily seasonal service to Lisbon from May 24 onward. Flights on this route will operate on a Boeing 767 aircraft and run through Sep 4, 2018.
Delta will also begin a third daily roundtrip connecting Detroit and Paris from May 16. This will be a build up on the existing service offered by the carrier along with partner Air France-KLM (AFLYY - Free Report) .
The carrier will additionally initiate its previously announced year-round service between Orlando and Amsterdam, starting Mar 30, next year. It will also offer an additional flight between Indianapolis and Paris, come May 24 onward.
Delta, like its peers American Airlines (AAL - Free Report) and JetBlue Airways (JBLU - Free Report) , has been constantly looking to expand foothold in various places across the globe. To this end, the carrier recently announced intention to launch non-stop flights connecting Atlanta and Shanghai. The new service will be operational from July next year.
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