United and Delta will relaunch several flights to Europe
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Aviation industry giants United Airlines and Delta Airlines are set to relaunch several flights to Europe this summer. With entry restrictions eased for most countries on the continent and the desire to travel among American travelers apparently at an all-time high, the two airlines are hoping to capitalize on strong travel demand, with the new routes featuring some of the hottest in Europe. and the most requested holiday destinations.
For the first time in years, it’s finally looking good for travelers once again, with various airlines in the United States competing to offer a variety of routes both home and beyond that don’t were not available at this time last year. Here’s a rundown of everything we know about the new routes relaunched by United and Delta, including details about the routes and their start dates.
Relaunched Routes – Information for Travelers
Like many airlines in the United States and around the world, the pandemic has forced United and Delta to make tough decisions about their operations. Whether due to strict entry requirements, a critical shortage of airline staff or simply a lack of demand among travelers for the flights, both have been forced to reduce their routes by prioritizing to their flight offers. Fortunately, both airlines are now able to gradually restore their flight networks.
Over the weekend, United restored flights between Newark Airport and Dubrovnik, Croatia, making it the only airline in the country to offer direct flights from the United States to Croatia – one of the most popular travel destinations in the world today. This route will be in service until at least September 29 and will be served by Boeing 767-300s, which can carry up to 214 passengers in total in three classes – United Business, Economy Plus and Economy.
United will also see the number of transatlantic flights offered increase in June. From June 2, three flights per week will connect Newark to Palma de Mallorca in the Balearic Islands, Spain. A week later, on June 9, United will launch direct flights to Tenerife in the Canary Islands, with a frequency of three flights per week. Flights between Newark and Venice began earlier in the month.
There is also good news for those looking to go to Land below. United will resume nonstop service between San Francisco and Melbourne, making it the only US airline to offer a direct flight to the city. These flights will start from June 2 and depart every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The duration will be 15 hours and 45 minutes, leaving the United States at 10:45 p.m. and landing two days later at 7:30 a.m.
Like United, Delta also restarted direct flights between New York JFK and Venice earlier in the month, as well as flights between Atlanta and Venice. It’s the first time the airline will visit Venice in nearly seven months, with the route already suspended due to the pandemic, making it the perfect time to visit the city’s famous canals and waterways. .
In addition to adding flights to Venice, Delta will also be increasing its transatlantic offerings in just a few days. Starting June 1, Delta will launch flights from New York JFK to Stockholm, Sweden. These are in addition to the airline’s new services between Salt Lake City and London Heathrow Airport, which launched just two weeks ago, giving passengers a wealth of transatlantic options to explore this summer. .
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