Delta Air Lines just revealed that it will now fly nonstop from London-Gatwick to JFK in New York every day. This will make it easier for people to get to the United States and vice versa. Delta is finally back in business at London-Gatwick after a 15-year break.
Delta’s vice president for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India, Nicolas Ferri, stated in a press release, “Delta started flying to the UK 45 years ago this month at Gatwick and so it is fitting that we are restarting our operations from Gatwick to the United States. On board, customers will discover an elevated service and special touches to make their journey memorable.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Delta Air Lines back to Gatwick. It means that we will expand furthermore our connectivity to the US. This trust from such a network carrier as Delta underlines the competitiveness and the operational capabilities of Gatwick,” Gatwick Airport CEO Stewart Wingate said.
Delta’s JFK Hub Provides Access To Top Travel Destinations
Delta says that with daily flights, its New York-JFK hub will make it easy for passengers to get to places all over North America. They will be able to enjoy cities like New Orleans, Nashville, and Miami. Also, travelers can connect to California’s beaches in Los Angeles and a world-class wine region near San Francisco.
Outdoorsy people like the one-stop service to Salt Lake City and Seattle. There, they can easily hike, bike, and raft in some of America’s most famous national parks.
More Opportunities For UK Travel
“Delta is a huge name in the transatlantic market and being able to offer passengers across London and the South East the opportunity to travel with them between Gatwick and New York City is fantastic, providing not only wider choice but further competition. It also demonstrates the strong pull of Gatwick as an airport for big-name, long-haul airlines,” Wingate added.
This new airline’s schedule is also good news for the British tourism sector. This is because it offers more opportunities for American tourists to visit popular destinations like London, Brighton, Cambridge, and beyond.
Delta’s freshly refurbished Boeing 767-300 planes offer enhanced cabin experiences for London flights. Delta One’s entirely flat-bed seats, Delta Comfort+, and Main Cabin offer an upgraded onboard experience, the company states.