Delta to expand in Boston
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World Airline News - August 2016
World Airline News report issued on August 16, 2016:
Delta Air Lines is expanding in Boston with new service to San Francisco and Nashville, as well as more flights to Seattle/Tacoma and Milwaukee.
By June 2017, Delta will have added more than 22 percent more seat capacity versus June 2014.
Details of the new service:
Two daily flights to San Francisco International Airport – the largest market from Boston – using a Boeing 757-200 aircraft.
One daily flight to Nashville International Airport using a two-class, 76-seat Bombardier CRJ900 operated by Delta Connection carrier Endeavor Air.
One Saturday nonstop flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica Sangster International Airport, using an Airbus A319 aircraft.
One Saturday nonstop flight to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Punta Cana International Airport (subject to government approval), using an Airbus A319 aircraft.
One Saturday nonstop flight to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Cyril E. King Airport, using a Boeing 757-200 aircraft.
Additionally, Delta will add holiday service between Boston and Fort Myers from Dec. 22 - Jan. 2 using a two-class, 76-seat Embraer 175 aircraft operated by Delta Connection carrier Shuttle America.
A second daily flight to Seattle-Tacoma International airport using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
A second daily flight to General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee using a two-class, 76-seat CRJ900 aircraft operated by Delta Connection carrier Endeavor Air.
Beginning mid-December increased Orlando service with three daily trips year round.
In June 2017, Delta will offer 90 peak day departures to 26 destinations.