Delta Adds New Nonstop Flight to Athens, Greece in May 2022
Delta, the Atlanta-based airline, announced on October 3, 2021 it will launch a nonstop flight from Boston (BOS) to Athens (ATH) in May 2022 after more than a year on pause.
The Boston to Athens flight will commence on May 27, 2022, and will operate three times a week on the Airbus A330-300. Customers will have a choice of four experiences:
- lie-flat beds in Delta One (A330-300)
- Delta Premium Select, which includes more recline and an adjustable foot and leg rest
- Delta Comfort+
- and Main Cabin
How long is the flight to Greece with Delta from Boston?
The duration of the direct flight from Boston (BOS) to Athens (ATH), Greece is 10h 35min.
The duration of the direct flight from Athens (ATH), Greece to Boston (BOS) is 11h 30min.
Are there any other nonstop flights to Greece with Delta?
Greece allows visitors from the US who can show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.
Athens is a destination that Delta already serves out of other airports: Delta flies to Athens seasonally out of Atlanta and New York. By adding the BOS to ATH flight, Delta is showcasing that outdoor-friendly destination like Greece are particularly in demand during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Delta’s expansion in Boston
In a statement on October 3, 2021, Delta announced that apart from the Boston to Athens route:
- Delta will introduce new service to Tel-Aviv, Baltimore, Denver and San Diego in summer 2022.
- Delta will welcome the new Airbus A321neos into Delta’s fleet with first flights out of Boston in spring 2022.
- Delta will offer more Delta flights than ever before – a +20% capacity increase from pre-pandemic height.
According to Delta’s executive: “We’ve strengthened our Boston hub as demand has accelerated, adding about 3,800 more seats a day by next summer than our last peak in 2019,” said Joe Esposito, Delta’s S.V.P. – Network Planning. “Boston is a fast-growing market with a booming economy, and we’re committed to offering customers significant choice and better convenience when making their travel plans, in addition to Delta’s superior products and experience.”
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker mentioned, “We are excited to welcome new Delta flights to Boston, connecting visitors and travelers to exciting destinations around the world,”.
Source: DELTA PRESS RELEASE
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