United and Delta are battling it out for Europe today from Newark EWR and New York JFK with UA fares as low as $488 round trip for nonstop flights EWR to Paris and Air France $491 nonstop from JFK. Delta and United are battling in Chicago ORD, Washington IAD and New York area. Several of the low fare routes today are also deeply discounted with Icelandair. Hard to say if these low fares are an attack between Delta and United or an attack on Icelandair low fares?
Most of these fares are for travel from September to December.
Delta/Skyteam fares from New York JFK and Newark EWR to Europe
Sample round trip fares for October 5-12
$488 JFK – Amsterdam AMS Delta (Nov 5-6 for 1 or 2 day mileage run)
$501 EWR – London LHR Nov 5 Delta (Nov 5-6 for 1 or 2 day mileage run)
$532 JFK or EWR – Amsterdam AMS Delta (Nov 5-12)
United / Star Alliance fares from New York JFK and Newark EWR to Europe
$488 EWR – Paris CDG United (nonstop)
$537 EWR – Brussels BRU United (nonstop)
$532 EWR – Amsterdam AMS United (nonstop)
$542 EWR – Zurich ZRH Swiss or United (nonstop)
$577 EWR – Munich MUC United (nonstop)
$585 EWR – London LHR United (nonstop)
$643 JFK – Frankfurt FRA LOT Polish (via Warsaw)
American Airlines / Oneworld fares from New York to Europe
Icelandair fares from New York to Europe (Free stopover in Iceland allowed)
Loyalty Traveler – UA/DL/AA Chicago to Europe $494-$641 Sep-Dec, Icelandair ORD London LGW $491 (June 9)
Loyalty Traveler – DL-UA-FI Washington IAD to Europe many $500s airfare deals (June 9)
Loyalty Traveler – DL/UA $444 Washington to Paris, New York $488 Sep 15-Dec 15 all dates (June 9).