Delta adds first direct flight from Salt Lake City to London in May by Benjamin Snyder @FortuneMagazine August 28, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons A direct flight from Salt Lake City to London is now a reality, thanks to Delta DAL . Plus, travelers can go from New York’s JFK to Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. The route from Salt Lake City to London will launch on May 1, 2016, according to USA Today. Meanwhile, the New York-Edinburgh route begins May 26. “International travel is up all throughout the world and Salt Lake City is no exception,” according to spokesperson Bianca Shreeve in an interview to Salt Lake City’s Deseret News. “The Paris flight has been a success for Delta and Amsterdam has been tremendously successful, so we’re hopeful that London goes off with a bang as well.” Per the publication: Delta is by far the dominant carrier at Salt Lake City, where it controls about 71% of seats for sale from the airport, according to aviation site anna.aero. Delta recently announced a partnership with Virgin Atlantic on flights to London.