Delta will start flying daily from Los Angeles to New Zealand on Oct. 28, competing with Air New Zealand on the route.
Delta will use an Airbus A350-900 with business, premium economy and economy cabins.
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The carrier will also introduce seasonal flights between Atlanta and Nice, France, beginning May 12. Delta will operate Atlanta-Nice daily through Sept. 29 on Boeing 767 aircraft. It will be the lone carrier in the market.
The newly announced routes are part of Delta’s broader international expansion plans for this year. Delta has previously announced new routes between New York and London Gatwick and between New York and Geneva, as well as several transatlantic route resumptions.
Overall, Delta plans to fly more seats across the Atlantic this year than ever before.
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