Delta Air Lines to launch service from Dubrovnik
One of the world’s busiest airlines, Delta, will launch seasonal summer flights between the United States and Dubrovnik this year. The service will operate from New York’s JFK Airport four times a week, starting July 2. The development comes just weeks after United announced the introduction of three weekly seasonal flights from Newark Liberty Airport in New York City, starting in July. JFK is a hub for Delta. The airline operates a fleet of over 700 aircraft. It will use the 226-seat Boeing 767-300 on the Dubrovnik service, with Delta One flatbed beds, Delta Comfort + and main cabin service.
|Delta B767-300 Business Class Cabin|
Dubrovnik will now have two of the three largest US carriers operating flights to the country this summer, one from Newark and the other from New York JFK. Commenting on the launch of the new route, Joe Esposito, Delta’s senior vice president for network planning, said, “Customers are at the center of everything we do, including where we fly, and where we fly. he addition of a new destination suitable for the outdoors is another sign of the surge in demand that we are seeing. More and more countries are easing restrictions on vaccinated travelers, and we are ready to help people reconnect their lives and loved ones. ”Croatian Tourism Minister Nikolina Brnjac said:“ We are extremely pleased with the decision of Delta Air Lines to establish the New York – Dubrovnik connection this summer. Croatia has been open to American tourists since the beginning of April, with proof of vaccination. or recovery or a negative PCR or antigen test and confirmation of reservation. Our national label Safe Stay in Croatia guarantees the highest epidemiological standards for tourists and we look forward to welcoming American tourists very soon. “
|Delta Economy Class Cabin B767-300|
Dubrovnik Airport Commercial Director Ivan Maslač previously said talks have been held with the three major US carriers – Delta, United and American Airlines. A group of US tour operators made a familiarization trip to Croatia over the past week. “The fact that the first European trip for American tour operators was organized in Croatia shows that Americans are eagerly awaiting new adventures in our country. This confirms our country’s position as a sought-after and well-prepared destination. This was made easier by the fact that we were one of the few markets open to US customers. We expect even better trends this year, with the US market linked to non-stop flights from New York to Dubrovnik, ”said the head of the Croatian National Tourism Board, Kristjan Stanišić.