Friday, 19 October 2018

Delta to introduce Boston - Edinburgh route and expand capacity to Dublin

A new international route between Boston's Logan International Airport and Scotland's Edinburgh International will be introduced next summer when US carrier Delta  Air Lines starts the service as part of its expansion programme.

The new route will be the eighth nonstop trans-Atlantic destination from Boston on Delta and its partners during the summer 2019 season. The Trump supporting airline already operates a direct service from Boston to London Heathrow along with joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic, of which it part owns, who also has a service to Manchester.

"Delta is Boston’s No. 1 carrier across the Atlantic, and we’re excited to be expanding our service to Edinburgh,” said Roberto Ioriatti, Delta’s Vice President - Trans-Atlantic. “Business and leisure travellers will both enjoy convenient nonstop service between Boston and Scotland, delivered with Delta’s unmatched reliability and renowned customer service.”

The flying will operate on the following schedule effective 23rd May 2019:

Boston Logan International Airport – Edinburgh Airport
Departs Boston at 2215 to arrive Edinburgh at 0925 the following morning.
On the return, the flight departs at 1055 to land back in Boston at 1302, all local times.

Delta will be using a Boeing 757 aircraft on the route that is configured with 16 seats in Delta One business class, 44 seats in its premium econony offering known as Delta Comfort+ and 108 seats in the economy Main Cabin. Every seat includes access to Wi-Fi, free personal in-flight seatback entertainment screens and power ports as well as complimentary beverages, snacks and meals.

Boston’s No. 1 global carrier also to fly larger aircraft on popular Dublin service for summer 2019

Due to increased demand, the airline has decided to put on a Boeing 767 on the Boston - Dublin route will enhance the capacity between the two cities and has been welcomed by business leaders on both sides of the Atlantic.