Delta’s LaGuardia-Boston flights exit Marine Air Terminal

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Delta Air Lines will move its New York-to-Boston shuttle operation from LaGuardia’s Marine Air Terminal to the airport’s renovated Terminal C beginning 2 November, the carrier announces.

In addition to the move, Delta says it will also begin operating the route with 110-seat Boeing 717s.

Currently, Delta’s regional partner Shuttle America operates the LaGuardia-Boston route under the Delta Shuttle brand using 76-seat Embraer E175s.

Delta says Shuttle America will continue to operate its two other Delta Shuttle routes — LaGuardia to Ronald Reagan Washington National airport and LaGuardia to Chicago-O’Hare — using E175s.

The transition is part of Delta’s effort to operate larger aircraft on more routes, and follows renovations completed in 2012 to LaGuardia’s Terminal C, a project in which Delta invested $160 million, the airline says.