Delta has outlined plans to enhance its European network next year, with premium economy being offered on all flights and a raft of routes resuming including flights from New York JFK to Edinburgh, Brussels, Copenhagen and Zurich.

The carrier said that by next summer all European services would offer its long-haul premium economy cabin, known as Premium Select Plus, which features a seat width of up to 19 inches, and a pitch of up to 38 inches..

The seat was launched in 2016, and was introduced onto flights to Heathrow from late 2019.

For a review of the seat and service on a flight between Boston and Heathrow, see:

Flight review: Delta B767-400ER premium economy

Delta is also set to resume a number of European routes which have not operated since the onset of Covid-19, including:

  • New York JFK to Frankfurt from December 13, 2021
  • New York JFK to Zurich from February 6, 2022
  • New York JFK to Brussels from March 26, 2022
  • New York JFK to Edinburgh from May 1, 2022
  • New York JFK to Copenhagen from May 26, 2022
  • New York JFK to Prague from May 26, 2022
  • Boston to Rome from May 1, 2022
  • Boston to Edinburgh from May 27, 2022
  • Atlanta to Munich from December 13, 2021
  • Atlanta to Milan from May 1, 2022

Frequencies from JFK to Amsterdam, London, Milan and Rome will all increase to double daily from next summer, as will flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam, London and Rome.

There will also be new routes from JFK to Athens and Tel Aviv, launching on Memorial Day weekend.

The airline says it will offer the most flights to Europe from both New York JFK and Boston next summer.

Commenting on the news Joe Esposito, Delta’s SVP – network planning, said:

“We’re focused on bringing back the routes and destinations our customers love, so they enjoy easy, convenient access to a comprehensive, far-reaching network throughout Europe and its neighbouring regions.

“With the lifting of restrictions to the US and abroad, plus growing vaccination rates and tremendous pent-up demand, travel to Europe is expected to surge next summer – and Delta customers are assured to enjoy every moment from curb to claim.”