Starting May 26, 2016, Delta will add daily service from its Minneapolis-St. Paul hub (MSP) to Rome's Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) and will add six weekly flights from Detroit (DET) to Munich, Germany.
Rome will be Delta's fifth long-haul international destination from Minneapolis-St. Paul and the 10th peak-day flight between the U.S. and Italy for summer 2016. The service will be operated in conjunction with Delta's joint venture partners Air France, KLM and Alitalia using Boeing (NYSE:BA) 767-300ER aircraft.
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Daily flights will depart MSP at 5:25 p.m., arriving in Rome at 10 a.m. the following day. Return flights, which begin May 27, will depart Rome at 11:45 a.m., arriving at MSP at 3:45 p.m.
Also beginning May 26, the airline will add six weekly flights from Detroit (DTW) to Munich’s Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC), again in conjunction with its joint venture partners. Passengers on the Munich flights will ride on 767-400ER aircraft.
Delta flights to MUC will leave DTW at 9:55 p.m., Sunday through Friday, arriving in München (Munich) at 12:25 p.m. the following day. Return flights will depart at 12:30 p.m. starting May 27 and arrive at DTW at 4 p.m.
In all, Delta will offer five new routes across the Atlantic beginning next summer. The other routes will be New York-JFK to Edinburgh, Scotland (EDI); Salt Lake City (SLC) to London-Heathrow (LHR); and Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG).
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