Spain reopens to leisure travel, Delta adds new flights to Europe

Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-941 N506DN (msn 175) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 950895.

Delta Air Lines has made this announcement:

After more than a year of restrictions on international travel, more European countries are reopening for U.S. leisure and other non-essential travelers – in time for those seeking new adventures this summer and to further support economic recovery from the global pandemic.

Spain is the latest country to reopen to leisure travel, as Spanish government officials announced last week that the country will open to vaccinated travelers beginning June 7. For customers who wish to connect with loved ones or enjoy new experiences, Delta currently serves Madrid daily from New York-JFK and will add three-times-per-week service from New York-JFK to Barcelona beginning June 6 and from ATL beginning Aug. 5.

As the European Union takes steps toward reopening borders, it is up to individual member countries to decide when and how to lift their restrictions. Delta will continue to expand service as travel returns and keep customers up to date on which international destinations are open to visitors.

Customers are encouraged to review entry requirements for their destination, including whether a vaccination certificate or negative COVID-19 test is required. You can find details on the Delta Discover Map on delta.com or check the official government website of their destination country.

Here’s a snapshot of trans-Atlantic destinations that are currently open or that will open throughout the summer to vaccinated travelers and/or travelers with negative tests (see Delta’s Return to International Travel page for details specific to each destination):

Destination Schedule Details
Athens, Greece
  • New daily service from ATL begins July 2 on Airbus A330-300
  • Daily service from JFK begins May 28 on Airbus A330-300
Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • New four-times-weekly service from JFK begins July 2 on Boeing 767-300ER
Barcelona, Spain
  • Three-times-weekly service from JFK begins June 6 on Boeing 767-300ER
  • Three-times-weekly service from ATL begins Aug. 5 on Boeing 767-300ER
Madrid, Spain
  • Daily service from JFK is now available on Boeing 767-300ER
Reykjavik, Iceland
  • New service from BOS is now available on Boeing 757-200
  • Service from JFK is now available on Boeing 757-200, 767-300ER from July 2
  • Service from MSP begins May 27 on Boeing 757-200
Milan, Italy
  • Daily service from JFK is now available on A330-300
Rome, Italy
  • Five-times-weekly service now available, daily service from ATL begins May 26 on Airbus A330-300
  • New service from BOS begins Aug. 5 on Boeing 767-300ER
  • Three-times-weekly service from JFK now available on Airbus A330, increasing to daily July 1
Venice, Italy
  • Five-times-weekly service from ATL begins Aug. 5 on Boeing 767
  • Daily service from JFK begins July 2 on Boeing 767-300ER

Flights to Croatia, Greece, Iceland and Spain are operated in partnership with Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic. Our flights to Italy are operated in conjunction with Alitalia. This schedule, including routes and frequency, remains subject to change.

Top Copyright Photo: Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-941 N506DN (msn 175) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 950895.

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