Delta Airways shall be returning to Lincoln later this spring.
The airline, which suspended flights from Lincoln final yr due to the coronavirus pandemic, will resume service to Minneapolis on Might 26 with two flights a day, the Lincoln Airport stated in a information launch.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Delta again to Lincoln and stay up for working along with them as we chart the very best path for a full restoration of our crucial aviation companies,” airport Government Director David Haring stated within the launch.
Delta minimize its Lincoln flight to Atlanta in March of final yr after which minimize its Minneapolis flight in July due to drastically lowered passenger numbers.
It initially received permission from the federal authorities to droop service via the top of September, however the suspension finally grew to become open-ended.
Airport officers stated they all the time had been optimistic that Delta would come again to Lincoln sooner or later.
“We’ve all the time been assured that Delta would return and affected person in realizing they’d select to come back again after they felt the time was proper,” stated Airport Authority Board Chairman Nick Cusick. “Pre-COVID, Lincoln Airport noticed nice passenger numbers with this flight, so we all know there’s a demand and want in our neighborhood for it and glad that it’s returning.”