Delta Airlines started direct service from New York to Dubrovnik from July 4, 2021. Delta Airlines Boeing 767-332 flight DL 184 arrived at Dubrovnik airport at 10:52 on Saturday after an eight-hour flight from New York. United Airlines began service on the same route last week, offering eight direct flights each week.
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Inaugural flight of Delta
The inaugural Delta Air Lines flight from New York-JFK arrived in Dubrovnik at 10:51 a.m. on Saturday. The aircraft landed with 225 people, which is the plane’s maximum capacity. Croatia is Delta’s first new European country since the pandemic began.
Schedule of Delta
In July, August, and September, Delta would operate the New York route four times each week. The carrier will fly four weekly daily flights from Dubrovnik to New York-JFK on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Our inaugural @delta flight to #Croatia landed at Dubrovnik Airport today – the first new European destination we’ve added to our map since 2018! Croatia is open to U.S. travelers who can connect four times a week from @JFKairport pic.twitter.com/pGcLeMV4be— Delta News Hub (@DeltaNewsHub) July 3, 2021
Customers traveling from Croatia may connect via Delta’s JFK hub to over 30 locations across the United States, allowing them to arrive at their final destination the same day. Additionally, the company offers cargo possibilities for freight forwarders to move products across countries easily.
Delta places a high emphasis on the health and safety of its passengers, workers, and the communities in which it operates. As part of the Delta Care Standard, airplanes are sterilized regularly, including a thorough cleaning of high-touch areas like tray tables, screens, and seat belts. Additionally, passengers must wear a facial mask for the duration of their trip.
United Airlines flight to Dubrovnik
We've touched down in Dubrovnik, Croatia! 🇭🇷— United Airlines (@united) July 2, 2021
But that's not all! We also started Chicago – Reykjavik, Iceland, Washington D.C. – Athens, Greece and resumed service to Madrid, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal. https://t.co/jkMnWsbgUM pic.twitter.com/FOTu9ul2wi
On Friday, another US airline, United Airlines, began service between New York and Dubrovnik. New York and Newark service will continue until October 3 with four weekly flights on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. United’s Boeing 767-300ERs operate the service which has a seating capacity of 214 passengers.