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Delta predicts transatlantic growth for summer 2022


Delta Air Lines plans for the summer of 2022 to almost double its transatlantic capacity year on year, providing 73 daily flights to 25 destinations, the carrier said.

Delta’s schedule includes two new routes from Boston, to Athens and Tel Aviv, starting Memorial Day weekend in 2022. From Boston, Delta will also restore service to Rome on May 1 and to Edinburgh on May 27. and will upgrade planes on its routes to Amsterdam, Dublin and Paris.

New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will be Delta’s largest transatlantic hub next summer, with 29 daily flights to 23 destinations. Delta is re-establishing service to Frankfurt, which it has not operated since the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, on December 13, and this service will switch to daily by the summer. Other re-established routes include Zurich on February 6, Brussels on March 26, Edinburgh on May 1, and Copenhagen and Prague on May 26. Delta will also increase frequencies to Amsterdam, London, Milan and Rome to twice daily on summer and top-gauge aircraft in service to Dublin and Lisbon.

From Atlanta, Delta plans to operate 18 daily flights to 14 transatlantic destinations next summer. Service to Munich will resume on December 13 and run daily through the summer, and service to Milan, which Delta has not operated since summer 2019, will resume on May 1. In addition, Delta is increasing service from Atlanta to Amsterdam to three. twice a day and to Rome and London twice a day, as well as upgrading planes to Dublin.

Other return transatlantic routes include Portland, Oregon, to Amsterdam on May 3 and Cincinnati and Raleigh-Durham, NC, to Paris in early August.


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