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  • Joe Breitfeller

Delta Air Lines Adds Flights to Paris and Nice as France Reopens to Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Starting June 9, 2021, fully vaccinated leisure and other non-essential travelers can visit France after more then a year of restrictions. In response, Delta is expanding flights to Paris from Minneapolis/St. Paul and Boston and will add service to Nice from New York-JFK.

Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-900 - Courtesy Airbus

On Friday (June 4, 2021), Delta Air Lines announced an expansion of service to France as the country reopens to fully vaccinated U.S. leisure and other non-essential travelers on June 9, 2021. In response to the easing travel restrictions, the airline is expanding service to Paris from Minneapolis/St. Paul and Boston, and will also add flights to Nice from New York-JFK. In July, along with their partner Air France, Delta will offer nine times more flights between the U.S. and France than any other carrier, including all new Air France service between Denver and Paris. Quarantine-free travel to France will now be available to travelers who present proof of a full vaccination approved by the European Medicines Agency, as well as a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival, or an antigen test taken within 48 hours.

Delta currently serves Paris-CDG twice daily from Atlanta, once daily from New York-JFK and three times weekly from Detroit. The carrier will offer three weekly flights to Paris From Minneapolis/St. Paul from July 7th and daily service from Boston starting August 5th. Additionally, three weekly flights between New York-JFK and Nice will launch on July 8, 2021. In partnership with Air France, KLM, Virgin Atlantic and Alitalia, Delta will offer service to numerous other trans-Atlantic destinations this summer including Croatia, Greece, Iceland Spain and Italy. Delta continues to offer service to European markets with additional entry restrictions such as Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. A snapshot of trans-Atlantic destinations currently open or that will open to vaccinated and/or travelers with negative COVID-19 tests this summer is shown below.

Delta's Open or Soon Opening Trans-Atlantic Routes. Flights to Croatia, France, Greece Iceland and Spain are Operated in Partnership With Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic, While Flights to Italy are Operated in Conjunction With Alitalia - Courtesy Delta Air Lines

Source: Delta Air Lines

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