ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2003—Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today begins its new daily nonstop service between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Salt Lake City International Airport.
Delta is operating the single daily round-trip flight using Boeing 757 aircraft with 183 seats and a two-class seating configuration.
“This new nonstop flight provides easy new access to the nation’s capital for customers in Salt Lake City and throughout the Western U.S., while offering Washington, D.C., travelers single connections to destinations throughout the West via Delta’s Salt Lake City hub,” said Subodh Karnik, Delta’s senior vice president-Network and Revenue Management.
“Expansion of air service to Reagan is good for business, good for economic development, and good for our reputation as the Crossroads of the West,” said Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson. “Delta has been an outstanding community partner, working hard with us to secure permission from the FAA to create this new service.”
At the Salt Lake City hub, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer more than 280 daily departures with nonstop service to 67 destinations. At Reagan National, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer more than 65 flights daily with nonstop service to 16 destinations.
In addition to the new flight between Salt Lake City and Reagan National, Delta continues to offer two flights daily between Salt Lake City and Washington Dulles International Airport.
Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest airline in terms of passengers carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offers 5,826 flights each day to 437 destinations in 78 countries on Delta, Delta Express, Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection and Delta’s worldwide partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. For more information, please go to delta.com.