Delta Air Lines made this announcement:
- Boston’s No. 1 global carrier boosts trans-Atlantic seats by more than 30 percent in 2020, including new service to London-Gatwick and Manchester, and second daily Paris service
- This month, the airline assumes operations at all gates at Logan’s Terminal A, growing Delta’s airport footprint ahead of launching service to additional domestic markets
Delta Air Lines is continuing to build on a memorable year in Boston with the announcement of new summer service between Boston and Rome, part of the airline’s 2020 plans for expanded flying from three of the airline’s hubs to 10 popular trans-Atlantic destinations.
The new flights were announced at Logan International Airport as Delta, which recently designated Boston as its newest hub, officially assumed operations at all gates in Logan’s Terminal A, making the airline the terminal’s sole operator for the first time since the facility opened in 2005.
Boston’s fastest-growing global carrier, now with more gates in Terminal A
Delta’s expanded presence in Logan Airport’s Terminal A supports the airline’s network growth over the past several years and positions it for more flying yet to come. In 2020, Delta will launch four new trans-Atlantic flights from Boston, including new seasonal service to Rome, the carrier’s second daily flight to Paris and new service to London-Gatwick and Manchester. The carrier will also extend seasonal service between Boston and Edinburgh and Lisbon, two popular destinations added in 2019.
Additionally, Delta has nearly doubled its daily departures out of Boston since 2015. Later this month, Delta will launch new service to Chicago O’Hare, Newark-Liberty and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport beginning Sept. 29, 2019.
Terminal A is the only terminal at Logan to offer CLEAR and the only airport facility with multiple club locations for a single airline. One of those Delta Sky Clubs will expand significantly by early next year to include new showers, which will open later this fall, as well as additional seating and a reimagined food and beverage area. Meanwhile, the gate areas are being refreshed with a modern look and feel to include new carpet, new seating and finishes, and more power. And Massport is partnering with Delta to implement a range of new food and beverage concepts throughout the facility.
Altogether, Delta and its partners serve more than 50 destinations from Logan International, offering customers the most international seats with flights to up to 18 international destinations. In 2018, Delta launched flights connecting Boston with Lisbon and Edinburgh, KLM increased Amsterdam service, Virgin Atlantic added a daytime Heathrow flight, and Korean Air launched service to Seoul-Incheon.
Beginning this winter, all of Delta’s flights connecting London Heathrow with Boston and New York will be operated using the carrier’s newly retrofitted Boeing 767-400 aircraft, featuring all four branded seat products including a more private Delta One experience.
And beginning in 2020, all of Delta’s trans-Atlantic flights over six and a half hours will feature the carrier’s premium Delta One experience, which includes a dedicated in-cabin flight attendant; a 180-degree flat-bed seat; extra-wide inflight entertainment screens; and seasonally rotating, chef-designed Delta One menus with the option to pre-select first choice of entrée, paired with wines hand-selected by Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson