DELTA 2011 Summer International Service Expansions

DELTA has announced its planned 2011 International service expansion. In Asia, the Skyteam carrier is resuming services previously operated by nwa as well as increasing service on existing market.

On service to Europe, it is adding additional flights on existing routes. Further, Planned NEW service to Iceland remains unchanged, but it has quietly revised planned operation from initial planned Daily to just 5 weekly.

Details, which are subject to further changes, including possible frequency and aircraft adjustments, as follows:

Tokyo Narita – Manila eff 05APR11 to 15JUL11 Increase from 7 to 11 weekly (2nd Daily flight by 757)
DL097 NRT1830 – 2235MNL 757
DL096 MNL0335 – 0915NRT 757

Tokyo Narita – Guangzhou eff 06APR11 Service Resumption, Daily 767-300ER (Previously operated by nwa)
DL209 NRT1900 – 2320CAN 763 D
DL208 CAN0755 – 1320NRT 763 D

Atlanta – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 05JUN11 Service Resumption, 2 weekly 777
DL229 ATL0955 – 1340+1PVG 777
DL228 PVG1545 – 1825ATL 777

Detroit – Beijing eff 01JUL11 Service Resumption, 5 weekly 777-200ER (Previously operated by nwa)
DL189 DTW1930 – 2105+1PEK 777
DL188 PEK0725 – 0845DTW 777

Planned service to China is subject to approval by the US Department of Transportation

Boston – London Heathrow eff 26MAR11 NEW 2 Daily service by 767-300ER
DL270 BOS1850 – 0845+1LHR 763 D
DL144 BOS2240 – 1035+1LHR 763 D

DL271 LHR1030 – 1320BOS 763 D
DL145 LHR1335 – 1625BOS 763 D

Boston – Paris CDG eff 26MAR11 Introduction of 3rd Daily service during peak season by 757-200ER (2 Daily already operated by AIRFRANCE)
DL048 BOS1840 – 0755+1CDG 752 D
DL049 CDG1110 – 1325BOS 752 D

Miami – London Heathrow eff 26MAR11 NEW 1 Daily service by 767-300ER
DL260 MIA1730 – 0730+1LHR 763 D
DL261 LHR0940 – 1505MIA 763 D

New York JFK – Paris CDG eff 01JUN11 Introduction of 6th Daily service during peak season by 767-300ER (5 Daily already operated by AIRFRANCE), which DELTA once again operates this service with its own aircraft
DL184 JFK1740 – 0735+1CDG 763 D
DL185 CDG1300 – 1540JFK 763 D

Pittsburgh – Paris CDG eff 01JUN11 Increase from 5 weekly to Daily
Seattle – Amsterdam eff 01JUN11 Increase from 10 weekly in Summer 2010 to 14 weekly
DL224 SEA1840 – 1335+1AMS 763 D
DL223 AMS1455 – 1615SEA 763 D

New York JFK – Reykjavik eff 02JUN11 NEW 5 weekly service by 757, the airline previously announced to operate Daily, posted on the blog on 06AUG10 (the frequency reduction is not mentioned in the airline’s press release)