SkyTeam alliance member Delta Air Lines will operate exclusively from London/Heathrow’s Terminal 3 from September 14.
The carrier will transfer its Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City and Philadelphia flights from Terminal 4 to join the New York-JFK, Boston and Seattle rotations already operating from Terminal 3, alongside its partner Virgin Atlantic.
Nat Pieper, Delta’s Senior Vice President – Europe, Middle East and Africa said; “Our joint venture with Virgin Atlantic is all about making it easy for our customers to connect between our airlines and having all our Heathrow services under one roof is crucial to delivering a synchronised and more convenient services.”
In total, Delta will operate 11 daily flights to eight US cities nonstop from Terminal 3. The two carriers’ summer schedule includes up to 40 daily nonstop flights between North America and the UK, of which, 28 operate to and from Heathrow.
Erik Varwijk, Executive Vice President, Commercial, for Virgin Atlantic added: “We are looking forward to our joint venture partner, Delta, joining us in Terminal 3. Once the switch goes ahead, our customers can enjoy an even more seamless experience flying from or through London.”