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Delta Air Lines Resumes Flights From London Gatwick To NYC For The First Time Since 2012
Flying across the pond to London Town will get a lot easier next year. The route from London to New York will have the most flights in 15 years thanks to Delta Air Lines.
The airline will resume its New York JFK to London Gatwick route since exiting Gatwick in 2012. Gatwick was the first destination Delta Air Lines served on a transatlantic route to the UK in 1978.
The airport’s Chief Executive Officer, Stewart Wingate says, “We are thrilled to welcome Delta Air Lines back to Gatwick. It means that we will expand furthermore our connectivity to the US.”
35 flights a day!?
That’s right. According to the latest Cirium data, by May 1st, London to New York will reach 35 daily flights. Between May and August 2023, there will be 35 daily flights on more than eight out of ten days.
When can you book?
Starting May 1st, 2023, there will be 30 flights from London Heathrow and five from Gatwick.
JFK will have 25 London services and ten from Newark.
Gatwick to JFK
Next summer, the airport route will be serviced by four airlines. This gives travelers more opportunities and choices to travel from London to NYC than in the past decade.
“Delta is delighted to be returning service to London Gatwick which is where we first started our flights from the UK to the United States over 40 years ago,” says Delta Air Lines’ Vice President of Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India (EMEAI), Nicholas Ferri.
Ferri continues, “Next summer our daily Gatwick to New York JFK flight will offer convenient options for those customers going to America on holiday or business.”