With France slowly opening to visitors, Delta Air Lines is expanding its presence in the area, with additional flights to Paris and Nice.
The airline is planning to add services from Minneapolis/St. Paul and Boston to Paris and add New York-JFK to Nice.
According to the airline, French government officials recently announced that the country will welcome vaccinated travellers beginning the 9th of June without quarantine requirements. Passengers must provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency as well as present a negative COVID test upon arrival (less than 72 hours for a PCR test or less than 48 hours for an antigen test).
Current operations to Paris include:
- New York-JFK to Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Daily Service with an Airbus A330-300
- Atlanta to Paris to Charles de Gaulle – Twice Daily with an Airbus A350-900 and A330-300
- Detroit to Charles de Gaulle – Three times a week with a Boeing 767-300ER
Additional Services to France:
- Minneapolis/St. Paul to Charles de Gaulle commence 7th July 2021, operating three times a week with an Airbus A330-300
- Boston to Paris Charles de Gaulle commences from 5th August, operating daily with an Airbus A330-300
- New York-JFK to Nice commences 8th July, operating three times a week Boeing 767-400ER
Delta will fly its services alongside fellow partner Air France on these routes to offer a tight-knit network.
The European Union takes steps toward reopening borders – but it is down to individual member countries to decide when and how to lift their restrictions. Delta Air Lines will be ready to jump in to offer international connectivity when able to
Where else is Delta flying?
Delta has been busy, adding capacity to its network, including:
- Dubrovnik, Croatia
- Athens, Greece
- Reykjavik, Iceland
- Milan, Italy
- Rome, Italy
- Venice, Italy
- Barcelona, Spain
- Madrid, Spain
Flights to Croatia, France, Greece, Iceland and Spain are operated in partnership with Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic. Flights to Italy are operated in conjunction with Alitalia.
It goes without saying that schedules, including routes and frequency, remains subject to change.
Other services to London Heathrow, Amsterdam and Frankfurt are still operating – however, entry may be subject to restrictions or quarantine requirements.
Check before you travel
Whilst the countries are welcoming vaccinated travellers, it is ultimately up to you to decide if you can and should travel.
Delta is encouraging its passengers to review entry requirements for their destination, including whether a vaccination certificate or negative COVID-19 test is required.
The airline has published a handy map on the Delta Discover Map on delta.com or check the official government website of their destination country.
More than ever – check before you plan to travel.
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