Delta Increases Services between Netherlands – United States

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Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines will be increasing the number of flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to destinations across the U.S. this summer. Delta’s expanded services from Amsterdam include: three daily services to Atlanta; two daily services to Boston effective 31 March; three daily services to Minneapolis-St Paul and four daily services to Detroit effective 2 April; two daily services to Seattle effective 5 May; and an extra daily frequency to New York-JFK effective 17 May.

These flights form part of Delta’s strategy of hub-to-hub flying, with 50% of Delta’s trans-Atlantic capacity flying into the joint venture hubs of Paris Charles de Gaulle, Amsterdam Schiphol and Rome Fiumicino.

This summer, Delta will operate up to 18 daily flights from Amsterdam to eight U.S. destinations: New York-JFK, Atlanta, Portland, Newark, Seattle, Detroit, Minneapolis-St Paul and Boston. All flights are operated in conjunction with joint venture partners, Air France-KLM.

“Amsterdam is a key market for Delta and this summer Delta will be offering 9,800 daily seats between Amsterdam and the United States,” said Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s senior vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “The additional services and introduction of added service to New York-JFK offers passengers more choice and connections between Europe and North America,”

Delta is making a number of significant investments in its products and services to improve its customers experience on the ground and in the air. These include Delta’s state-of-the-art, $1.4bn Terminal 4 at New York-JFK that will open on 24 May. Customers flying between Amsterdam Schiphol and New York-JFK this summer will benefit from a greatly enhanced airport experience on arrival and departure at the airport. One of the largest terminals in North America, Terminal 4 offers travellers a spacious environment with a wide variety of shopping and dining options. For BusinessElite customers, the Delta Sky Club at Terminal 4 features a Sky Deck – an outdoor airport terrace offering unprecedented runway views. Customers flying between Amsterdam and Atlanta already benefit from improved transiting and airport services at the at Atlanta’s International Terminal that opened last year.

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