Delta expects to operate 200 daily nonstop flights from its newest official hub — Boston Logan — in 2021.
(For reference, that’s about half the number of daily takeoffs from Minneapolis.)
Forbes‘ Ted Reed notes the mothership currently operates 140 peak daily departures at Logan (including partner flights) That number will increase to 150 by March 2020.
This is great news for travelers — especially, of course, Delta passengers. It’s even better for Boston travelers enjoying complimentary Gold and Platinum status while Delta ramps up operations.
War with JetBlue?
Boston is a JetBlue hub — which means things could get interesting.
Jon Chesto of the Boston Globe points out that JetBlue plans to exceed 175 daily departures — this year. And they’ll reach 200 “in the coming years,” says JetBlue’s Director of Route Planning, Andrea Lusso.
Hopefully, the DL vs. B6 competition will mean good fares — and maybe some Elite Mileage Runs!