Delta Air Lines is looking to build on a record summer across the Atlantic in 2024, announcing its largest-ever schedule for flights from the United States to Europe next year.
The carrier, which is the largest airline serving Europe, Africa and the Middle East from its JFK hub in New York, will operate nearly 260 weekly flights to 18 countries and 29 destinations across the region this summer next, he announced Friday.
Delta will launch daily nonstop service between JFK and the ancient city of Naples, Italy, beginning May 23, 2024, complementing existing service to Milan, Venice and Rome. Meanwhile, the carrier will return to Shannon, Ireland from JFK from May 23, 2024.
Delta last operated the route before the pandemic in 2019. The nonstop service joins Delta’s existing flights to Dublin.
The airline will also operate nonstop flights from JFK to Munich, Germany, three times a week starting April 9, 2024.
Delta will once again offer nonstop flights from Atlanta to Zurich, Switzerland, four times a week starting May 31, 2024. The carrier also plans to add more flights from Atlanta to Paris and Venice next summer.
“There has never been a better time to explore Europe on Delta and customers planning summer adventures abroad will find many inspiring options – coupled with the premium services and amenities we know customers love. Delta expects and appreciates,” Joe Esposito, senior vice president – Network Planning, said in a statement.
Delta also announced that its daily nonstop flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Auckland, New Zealand, beginning October 28, 2023, will expand to year-round service, operating daily from November through March and three times a week from April to October. Additionally, the carrier will increase service from LAX to Sydney, Australia, to twice daily starting next December.
Finally, Delta will resume four times weekly, year-round service to China’s Shanghai-Pudong International Airport from LAX starting March 31, 2024.
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