3 June 2014
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) said it has added new nonstop service from Seattle to Seoul, Delta´s fourth nonstop international route added from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in a year, including London-Heathrow, Shanghai-Pudong and Tokyo-Haneda.
Last week Delta announced service from Seattle to several popular ski and beach destinations for this fall and on June 16 will celebrate a new international flight with nonstop service to Hong Kong.
In addition to the recently added international service, Delta also currently operates nonstop flights from Seattle to Amsterdam, Beijing, Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Tokyo-Narita. By this summer, Delta will offer more international service from Seattle than all other carriers combined with more than 2,500 daily long-haul international seats as part of the market´s 86 peak-day departures to 26 destinations.
The Seoul flight will operate using a 210-seat Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 35 full-flat bed seats in BusinessElite, 32 seats in Economy Comfort and 143 Economy class seats. Delta is the only carrier to offer full flat-bed seats with direct aisle access in BusinessElite on every long-haul international flight from Seattle along with Economy Comfort seating and entertainment on demand in every seat throughout the aircraft.
Delta Air Lines serves nearly 165m customers each year. Its website is at delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta´s blog takingoff.delta.com.