Delta and Virgin Atlantic boost summer flying between U.S. and U.K in 2020

Starting March 28, 2020, Delta will add services from JFK to Heathrow route to three daily year-round flights with Virgin Atlantic operating five flights. This will bring the count up to eight-flights-daily. Next summer, Delta will boost the transatlantic schedule between London-Heathrow from Boston and New York hubs adding 15 percent capacity compared to 2019. The joint venture between Virgin Atlantic and Delta will increase the seats by nearly 10,000 per week compared to this year alone. Joe Esposito, Delta’s Senior Vice President – Network Planning said, “Delta and its partners offer an unmatched global network that's capable of taking Boston and New York customers to more worldwide destinations than ever before… Our investment at these airports and in these communities continues to deepen as we grow our flight offerings and live up to our commitment to connect the world better than any other airline.” These airports include Heathrow, Gatwick, and Manchester in England.