Delta Air Lines to Resume Non-Stop Flights From Prague to New York

Delta Air Lines, American air carrier, is going to resume its direct flights from Prague to New York, JFK Airport, effective 8 May 2023.

The operation of these flights will be extended until 28 October.

Throughout the summer flight schedule, the airline plans to operate the route up to seven times a week using Boeing 767-300 aircraft.

“The resumption of direct flights to New York is excellent news primarily for Czech passengers. They will be able to enjoy a convenient and fast connection to the east coast of the United States,” said Jiří Pos, Chairman of the Prague Airport Board of Directors.

“We are pleased to return to the Czech market with direct flights, able to offer passengers a comfortable and fast connection from Prague to New York and to further-away destinations on the American continent,” Guido Hackel, Air France, KLM and Delta Air Lines Country Manager for Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, noted.

Delta operates more flights to Europe out of JFK than any other US carrier, with its flight to Prague operating in conjunction with its joint venture partners Air France, KLM, and Virgin Atlantic.

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Prague Airport Handles 3.8 Million Passengers Last Summer

Prague Airport has managed a strong summer season without major complications. From June to August, over 3.8 million passengers were handled, which is one third less than in the record year 2019.

However, the increasing tendency prevails. Since the beginning of the year until the end of August 2022, nearly seven million travellers passed through airport gates. The busiest day was 1 July when the number of handled passengers exceeded the 50 thousand mark.

The most popular country in terms of the number of handled passengers was Greece, followed by Italy, and Spain. In terms of the most popular holiday destinations, Antalya took the first place, with Hurghada, Marsa Alam, Burgas, and Heraklion among the sought-after holiday retreats.

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