Delta is all set to operate two flights from the United States to Greece. The country has opened doors for American tourists. A new seasonal route announced by Delta Airlines will start this summer. The new flight route is from Atlanta to Athens. The flights will be from its two hubs connecting the airline to over 140 cities through the largest hub, Atlanta.
Routes to Greece
Delta is the latest carrier for boosting flights to Greece. It is offering two routes to Athens. the largest hub of Delta Airlines in Atlanta. According to the announcement by Delta, from July, 2nd the carrier will start operating flights from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to Athens International Airport.
Approximately, after a decade the route will resume for flights allowing connections to more than 160 cities across the US. The airline will provide flight services to its passengers daily. Second route from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Athens will reopen from May, 28th.
Passengers will be able to connect to 44 cities through this route. Greece is welcoming its tourists regardless of their vaccination status. The government is allowing entrance into the country with a negative PCR test issued before 72 hours of arrival.
Airbus A330-300 an aircraft with a capacity of 293 seats will be flying for both routes. Delta is featuring reverse herringbone seats in the Business class, Comfort+ cabin, and extra-legroom economy seats for its travelers. The two classes of aircraft are in 2-4-2 configuration.
The new route to Greece is not an expansion in Delta’s services. Since Delta had already been flying two transatlantic flights to Athens daily. Emirates and United are also expected to start daily services to Athens. Leading to a rational competitive environment between Delta and other Airlines. Because most of the international travel was pent-up due to pandemic. Meanwhile, flight schedules will be loaded soon on Delta’s website.
Source: Simple Flying