Delta to add more international flights this fall, next year
Delta Air Lines plans to resume more international flights this fall and next year in a recovery from steep route cuts due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Atlanta-based Delta said the restart of service comes with “the lifting of travel restrictions, potential vaccine availability and the gradual return of demand.” It added that international travel is still slower to return than domestic flying within the United States.
Delta had halted almost all of its international routes due to COVID-19. But in the past couple of months the airline announced the resumption of some service, including weekly flights from Atlanta to Seoul-Incheon in July and service from Atlanta to Tokyo this month.
Starting Oct. 25, Delta plans to ramp up its flights from Atlanta to Tokyo and Seoul, with four flights a week to Tokyo Haneda and at least five flights a