Delta to Start New Nonstop Service between Los Angeles and Seattle
Customers gain access to an expanded trans-Pacific network
ATLANTA, Jan. 3, 2013
ATLANTA, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will add
three daily flights between Los Angeles and Seattle, beginning April 8, 2013.
Customers flying on Delta's new service will benefit from connection
opportunities to a comprehensive trans-Pacific network.
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Delta is rapidly growing Seattle as an Asian gateway and recently received
approval for new service to Shanghai for summer 2013. The airline currently
offers international service to Beijing and Osaka, Japan. Delta also has an
extensive codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines in Seattle, providing
customers access to more than 50 domestic markets. From Los Angeles, customers
can enjoy nonstop service to destinations including Sydney and Tokyo, as well
as codeshare flights with Virgin Australia to Melbourne and Brisbane.
The new service will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines
using 76-seat two-class CRJ900 regional jets. In addition to a first class
cabin, these aircraft are equipped with onboard WiFi and Delta's snack, food
for purchase and beverage offerings.
Delta currently operates the world's largest WiFi-equipped fleet, and plans to
introduce WiFi onboard international widebody aircraft in 2013.
By summer 2013, all trans-Pacific flights will feature Delta's full flat-bed
product in Business Elite. In addition, Delta is in the process of upgrading
its facilities at both Los Angeles International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma
International Airport as part of its ongoing $3 billion investment to improve
products, services and facilities.
Delta's three nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Seattle are scheduled as
Los Angeles to Seattle
Flight Departs Arrives Service Begins
4523 8:15 a.m. 11:00 a.m. April 8, 2013
4591 3:20 p.m. 6:05 p.m. April 8, 2013
4564 9:30 p.m. 12:15 a.m. April 8, 2013
Seattle to Los Angeles
Flight Departs Arrives Service Begins
4563 6:45 a.m. 9:25 a.m. April 9, 2013
4523 11:50 a.m. 2:30 p.m. April 8, 2013
4591 6:50 p.m. 9:30 p.m. April 8, 2013
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. During the
past year, Delta won 33 airline industry awards sweeping the major corporate
travel surveys including Business Travel News, Travel Weekly, TravelAge West,
Recommend Magazine and The Beat. Delta was also a recipient of the Secretary
of Defense Freedom Award for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve
employees. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta
Connection carriers offer service to nearly 318 destinations in 59 countries
on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs 80,000 employees
worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding
member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's
leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia.
Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than
13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit,
Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles
de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the
SkyMiles frequent flier program, a world-class airline loyalty program; the
award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 50 Delta Sky Clubs in
airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than $3 billion through 2013 in
airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the
customer experience in the air and on the ground. Customers can check in for
flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at
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