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Delta increases nonstop flights to Europe

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

Delta announced more nonstop flights between the United States and Europe. The new routes that will be available through the upcoming winter season includes, New York JFK to Lisbon, Los Angeles to Paris and Amsterdam, Indianapolis to Paris, and Orlando to Amsterdam.

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"Delta customers on both sides of the pond have told us more flying between Europe and the U.S. is valuable to them and we're very excited to make more nonstops to the U.S. from Paris, Amsterdam and Lisbon through the winter season a reality," said Dwight James, Delta's Senior Vice President – Trans-Atlantic.

Lisbon via New York-JFK

Effective Oct. 27, nonstop service from Delta's hub at John F. Kennedy International Airport will operate on the following schedule to Lisbon on Boeing 757 aircraft:

New York-JFK – Lisbon, Portugal (LIS)
Flight Number Departs Arrives Frequency
DL473 JFK at 10:20 p.m. LIS at 10:15 a.m. Up to five times weekly (four times weekly Jan. through early March)
DL273 LIS at 11:45 a.m. JFK at 3:03 p.m. Up to five times weekly (four times weekly Jan. through early March)

"After a tremendously successful first summer of operating JFK-Lisbon in 2017, we saw great potential for additional Delta service in Portugal and consequently are adding both Atlanta-Lisbon and JFK-Ponta Delgada (Azores) summer service in 2018," James added. "In winter 2018, we are further demonstrating our commitment to the market by extending our JFK-Lisbon service, allowing our customers to travel nonstop from New York to this exciting, dynamic destination on a year-round basis."

Paris and Amsterdam nonstop from Los Angeles

Beginning Oct. 27, Los Angeles service to Paris and Amsterdam will fly on the following schedule with Airbus A330 aircraft:

Los Angeles – Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Amsterdam (AMS)
Flight Number Departs Arrives Frequency
DL156 LAX at 11:42 a.m. CDG at 8:15 a.m. (next day) Three times weekly
DL157 CDG at 3:15 p.m. LAX at 6:48 p.m. Three times weekly
DL78 LAX at 12:12 p.m. AMS at 8:30 a.m.(next day) Four times weekly
DL79 AMS at 3:30 p.m. LAX at 6:39 p.m. Four times weekly

"Delta is excited to be adding service from its fast-growing hub at Los Angeles International Airport to its two principal hubs in Paris and Amsterdam," said Ranjan Goswami, Delta's Vice President – Sales, West. "These services, which are being launched in June and will now be extended to year-round operations, provide key links between business, entertainment and cultural capitals on both sides of the Atlantic. They offer Delta's Los Angeles customer base unparalleled access to the rest of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India on joint venture partners Air France and KLM."     

Indianapolis to Paris nonstop

Delta's new Indianapolis-Paris flight launches on May 24 and will now be extended into the winter. As Indianapolis's only nonstop service to Europe, it will now provide Indianapolis travelers year-round nonstop access to the City of Light on 767-300ER aircraft, as well as dozens of easy, one-stop connections to points beyond in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India on joint venture partner Air France.

Indianapolis (IND) – Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
Flight Number Departs Arrives Frequency
DL500 IND at 6:29 p.m. CDG at 8:40 a.m. (next day) Four times weekly (three times weekly Jan. through early March)
DL501 CDG at 1:10 p.m. IND at 4:54 p.m. Four times weekly (three times weekly Jan. through early March)

Orlando to Amsterdam nonstop

Delta's new Orlando-Amsterdam service began on March 30, and will now run through the winter, providing a vital year-round, nonstop link between Florida's entertainment capital and one of Europe's most charming and authentic cities, with convenient, one-stop connections to points beyond in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India offered by joint venture partner KLM.

Orlando (MCO) – Amsterdam (AMS)
Flight Number Departs Arrives Frequency
DL126 MCO at 9:48 p.m. AMS at 12:45 p.m. (next day) Four times weekly
DL127 AMS at 2:40 p.m. MCO at 7:49 p.m. Four times weekly

Delta will discontinue service effective Oct. 27 between Newark Liberty International Airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Customers in the New York City area will still have access to Paris via Delta and joint venture partner Air France flights from New York-JFK with up to a combined five daily roundtrips.

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