Aviation Delta upgrades plane for New York-Boston shuttle By Gay Nagle Myers / August 15, 2014 Share 1 -- Delta on Nov. 2 will move the New York operations of its Delta Shuttle from the Marine Air Terminal to Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport, solely for the New York-Boston route.Delta will upgrade the aircraft to Boeing 717 planes, which is part of a strategy to use bigger aircraft on more routes.Delta Shuttle flights from New York to Chicago and Washington Reagan will continue to operate from the Marine Air Terminal, flown on Embraer E-175 aircraft by Delta Connection partner Shuttle America.In 2012, Delta completed renovations to LaGuardia's Terminal C as part of a $160 million project to modernize and connect Terminals C and D.The carrier also opened its 7,600-square-foot Delta Sky Club, featuring a full wall of windows with runway views. Passengers also have access to five new restaurants, a food hall and fresh markets.Weekday shuttle flights depart near the top of the hour from 6 a.m. through 8 p.m. The Boeing 717 carries 110 passengers, including 12 in first class and 15 in premium economy. Complimentary onboard snacks include bagels before 10:30 a.m. or gourmet nut mix after 10:30 a.m. All shuttle fights offer inflight WiFi, and power plugs are available at all seats. Shuttle passengers on the New York-Boston route can check in at dedicated counters 15 minutes prior to departure without bags or 30 minutes with checked bags.Dedicated gates near the Sky Club in Terminal C offer complimentary coffee and newspapers.___Follow Gay Nagle Myers on Twitter @gnmtravelweekly.