The carrier counts on up to seven flights a week.
Delta Air Lines is resuming direct connections between the United States and the Czech Republic after two years of breaks caused by the coronavirus pandemic. From May 26, it will start flying up to seven times a week between Prague and JFK Airport in New York. He will deploy a Boeing 767-300 on the line.
Prague Airport informed about the renewal of the routes after negotiations at the World Routes Development Forum, which is currently operating in Milan, Italy. “The renewal of direct flights to New York, which was one of the most attractive long-distance flights at Prague Airport in 2019, is excellent news, especially for all Czech passengers, who will be able to enjoy convenient and fast connections to the eastern edge of the United States after two years. Before the current crisis, more than 70,000 passengers flew between Prague and New York every year, which represents a strong potential for year-round direct connections with Prague. “ says Jiří Pos, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Prague Airport.
To renew direct long-distance flights, watch at Prague Airport, depending on the disintegration of anti-epidemic measures in the world and the rules for the entry of foreign visitors to the Czech Republic.
Of the fifteen long-distance lines, two remained
Of the original 15 long-distance flights, which will be acquired by Prague Airport in 2019, routes to Dubai and Doha are currently in operation. During the winter, new charter flights will also be added to more distant exotic destinations. Further renewal of long-distance flights is one of the main priorities of Prague Airport. Long-distance air transport is affected by a pandemic greater than short-haul flights.
It could be the second renewed trip to the USA. People’s Newspaper two weeks ago, warned that United Airlines is also planning to resume flights from Newark Airport on May 27 next year. In the reservation system, the carrier counts on a Boeing 767-300.
“The resumption of direct connections with the USA is absolutely essential from the point of view of the tourism received. In this way, we will be able to drive to the constant habit of tourists from the USA, whom we enjoyed as destinations before the coronavirus crisis. Very creditworthy tourists from the United States of America are welcome clients of entrepreneurs in tourism not only in Prague but also in other regions. Americans are especially characterized by longer stays and visitors to places outside the capital, “ remarked Jan Herget, director of the CzechTourism agency.