Via Delta’s News Release Issued: Jun 7, 2016, Delta will double their network to Scotland with a new route between New York-JFK and Glasgow.
Delta Doubles Network To Scotland
NEW YORK, June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Two weeks after Delta Air Lines [NYSE:DAL] started service between New York-JFK and Edinburgh, it has announced it will double its Scottish network in summer 2017 when flights begin between the Big Apple and Glasgow.
The service, which will begin on May 25, 2017, will be the only nonstop fight between New York-JFK and Glasgow and will operate daily throughout the summer. Customers from across the United States can conveniently connect to this service via Delta’s JFK hub. The flight will be operated in conjunction with partners Virgin Atlantic Airways and adds to Virgin’s seasonal service from Orlando to Glasgow.
The schedule for the service between Glasgow and New York-JFK is:
Flight Departs Arrives DL466 New York-JFK at 11.45p.m. Glasgow at 11.25 a.m. (+1 day) DL266 Glasgow at 1.00 p.m. New York-JFK at 3.40 p.m.
The United States is the number one inbound tourism market to Scotland, with nearly half a million visitors in 2014 – an increase of 100,000 compared to the previous year*. Scottish Government data also reports that overall tourism expenditure in the country stood around £9.7 billion in 2014.
I actually spent some time in Scotland, you can read about my trip here: