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Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) will add new daily nonstop 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
Delta's new and expanded
Seattle service includes:
Four new daily nonstop flights from San Diego beginning June 2, 2014.
Four new daily nonstop flights from Portland, Ore. beginning Sept. 2, 2014.
One summer seasonal flight from Anchorage, Alaska beginning June 5, 2014 in addition to returning seasonal service which begins on May 23, 2014.
In addition, Delta is adding double Medallion Qualification Miles to its recently announced
Seattle double miles campaign. SkyMiles members now have the opportunity to earn double miles and double Medallion Qualification Miles for
Seattle service between
San Diego and
San Francisco on all Delta-marketed and Delta or Delta Connection-operated flights through
Oct. 31, 2014. SkyMiles members must register prior to travel and no later than
Dec. 31, 2013 at
delta.com/seattledoublemiles to be eligible for the promotion.
"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
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
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 onboard Wi-Fi.
Seattle is one of Delta's fastest-growing global gateways and currently operates nonstop service to five international markets including
Beijing, Paris, Shanghai-Pudong and
Tokyo. The airline recently announced additional service in 2014 to
Heathrow, as well as
Hong Kong and
Seoul, pending government approval. As of
Jan. 1, 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.
Delta currently operates 36 peak-day departures to 15 destinations from
Seattle, and every flight offers BusinessElite/First Class and Economy Comfort seating as well as domestic Wi-Fi service. The airline has also invested
$14 million in its facilities at Sea-Tac, including its recently completed lobby renovations, new Delta Sky Club, Sky Priority services, new gate area power recharging stations and expanded ticket counters.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. Delta was named by
Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide in its 2013 World's Most Admired Companies airline industry list, topping the list for the second time in three years. With an industry-leading
global network, Delta and the
Delta Connection carriers offer service to 314 destinations in 58 countries on six continents. Headquartered in
Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the
SkyTeam global alliance and 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 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in
Paris-Charles de Gaulle,
Salt Lake City and
Tokyo-Narita. Delta is investing more than
$3 billion in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on
@Delta, Google.com/+Delta and
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