This season has been a busy one for Delta Air Lines’ network planners. Six new domestic routes were filed by the Atlanta-based carrier over the Christmas weekend. While the new flights won’t begin until the spring of 2023, tickets can be purchased beginning this past Sunday, December 25.
This gives vacationers who are hoping to get away to a warmer climate a wide variety of options. You can find the complete list of the six routes below, all of which serve to improve accessibility in the Northeast.
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- Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) — Memphis International Airport (MEM), once-daily service starts on May 8, 2023.
- BOS — Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF), once-daily service starts on May 8, 2023.
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) — Nashville International Airport (BNA), three-times-daily service starts on Oct. 9, 2023.
- DCA — Orlando International Airport (MCO), twice-daily service starts on Oct 9, 2023.
- DCA — Miami International Airport (MIA), once-daily service starts on Oct. 9, 2023.
- LaGuardia Airport (LGA) — Clinton National Airport (LIT) serving Little Rock, Arkansas, once-daily service starts on May 8, 2023.
Republic Airways, a Delta Connection affiliate, will be flying the majority of the new routes in an Embraer E175 regional jet, which can seat 76 passengers across 12 first-class recliners, 20 Comfort+ extra-legroom seats, and 44 economy seats in a spacious 2-2 configuration.
Delta’s Airbus A320 has 157 seats, and it will be used for flights between Washington, D.C., and Miami and Orlando. Delta’s A320s have 123 economy seats, 18 Comfort+ seats with extra legroom, and 16 first-class recliners.
When each of these six routes launches, Delta will not have a monopoly. Actually, American Airlines serves all six markets, so on every route Delta operates, it will be competing directly with one of its major rivals.
Though, most of the flights all over North America are getting canceled this news brings some hope for Boston Car service providers, like us. Despite the cold weather and snow storms Boston Airport Express continues to serve customers in need of taxi cabs in Massachusetts.