Delta Air Lines is opening up a new route between New York JFK and Dubrovnik, opening the airlines first route to Croatia.
The airline plans to launch a four-times a week service from 2nd July. Planned operation is as follows:
DL184 DEPART JFK 19:30 ARRIVE DBV 10:45+1 DL185 DEPART DBV 13:00 ARRIVE JFK 17:15 Commences 2nd July from JFK, 3rd July from DBV. DL184 operates Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays DL185 operates Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Booked Equipment: Delta Boeing 767-300ER with 226 seats
Delta will utilise a Boeing 767-300ER on this route, with 226 seats comprised of Delta One beds, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin service.
According to Delta, Croatia welcomes all travellers who are fully vaccinated, have a negative PCR test or proof of recent COVID-19 recovery.
Joe Esposito, S.V.P. – Network Planning said:
“Customers are at the center of everything we do, including where we fly, and the addition of a new outdoor-friendly destination is another sign of the surge in demand we’re seeing,”
“More countries are easing restrictions for vaccinated travelers, and we’re ready to help reconnect people to their lives and loved ones.”
Nikolina Brnjac, Croatian Tourism Minister.
“We are extremely pleased with the decision of Delta Air Lines to establish the NY-Dubrovnik route this summer,”
“Croatia has been open to U.S. tourists since the beginning of April, with proof of vaccination or recovery or a negative PCR or antigen test and booking confirmation. Our national Safe Stay in Croatia label ensures the highest epidemiological standards for tourists and we look forward to welcoming back American tourists very soon.”
Growth for Summer 2021
It seems Delta is targeting growth for the summer season, with new routes to Iceland, as well as domestic growth.
With the airline aiming to operate 4,000 daily flights to more than 200 domestic and more than 50 international destinations, there’s a lot of work ahead to ensure the aircraft are all filled with passengers for the summer season.
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