Delta Air Traces will double its flights from Edinburgh from Could 24th by including a brand new service to Boston’s Logan Worldwide Airport.
Complementing the airline’s current every day service to New York-JFK, the seasonal Boston route will supply clients extra journey choices from Edinburgh to america, with two flights each day throughout the peak summer time months.
The brand new Boston flight will function along with Delta’s three way partnership companion, Virgin Atlantic, considerably boosting the airways’ community from Scotland.
“Boston is our fastest-growing worldwide hub and a every day service from Edinburgh along with our New York-JFK route responds to elevated demand for journey to the US and gives higher alternative on the subject of planning journeys for enterprise or pleasure,” stated Roberto Loriatti, Delta vp, transatlantic.
“Extra American vacationers go to Scotland than from every other nation – over half one million in 2017 – and with greater than 2,000 additional seats every week between the US and Edinburgh, Delta will assist improve customer numbers, contributing to the native economic system.”
Delta has scheduled a 163-seat Boeing 757-200ER plane between Edinburgh and Boston, providing 16 absolutely flat-bed seats within the Delta One enterprise class cabin, in-seat leisure for each passenger, Wi-Fi entry and free cell messaging.
Scotland cupboard secretary for transport, infrastructure and connectivity, Michael Matheson, stated: “Direct air hyperlinks to america of America play an vital position for Scotland’s economic system, so I warmly welcome the announcement of this new service between Edinburgh and Boston.
“Not solely will this give Scottish companies a direct route into vital North American markets, however it can additionally give inbound guests much more choices on the subject of getting a style of the world class tourism expertise on supply in Scotland.
“I want Edinburgh Airport and Delta each success with this new service and look ahead to it taking off subsequent 12 months.”