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Delta Air Lines continues to boost Seattle hub

Delta Air Lines continues to boost Seattle hub

Delta Air Lines will add new daily non-stop flights to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from San Diego International Airport and Portland International Airport as well as an additional flight from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, beginning next year.

The new service will provide customers with convenient connections to the airline’s growing international network from Seattle.
Delta’s new and expanded Seattle service includes:

  • Four new daily nonstop flights from San Diego beginning June 2nd, 2014.
  • Four new daily nonstop flights from Portland, Ore. beginning Sept. 2nd, 2014.
  • One summer seasonal flight from Anchorage, Alaska beginning June 5th, 2014 in addition to returning seasonal service which begins on May 23rd, 2014.

“We have continued to strategically add service from key markets in an effort to support passenger demand for our expanding international destinations,” said Mike Medeiros, Delta’s vice president – Seattle.

“Delta’s most recent additions will provide our customers with one-stop access to and from several of the top international and domestic destinations via our growing global gateway in Seattle.”

Delta’s new service from San Diego and Portland will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines using 76-seat, two-class CRJ-900s.

The additional Anchorage-Seattle seasonal service will be operated with a Boeing 737-800. Each aircraft is equipped with First Class and Economy Comfort seating as well as on-board Wi-Fi.

Seattle is one of Delta’s fastest-growing global gateways and currently operates nonstop service to five international markets including Amsterdam, Beijing, Paris, Shanghai-Pudong and Tokyo.

The airline recently announced additional service in 2014 to London-Heathrow, as well as Hong Kong and Seoul, pending government approval.

As of January 1st, 2014, every international Delta flight from Seattle will feature full flat-bed seats in BusinessElite, Economy Comfort seating and entertainment on demand in every seat throughout the aircraft.