SEATTLE, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —
Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will continue to grow next spring with the launch of four daily flights from Seattle to Orange County John Wayne Airport beginning May 1, 2016.
Delta Air Lines and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 370 destinations on six continents. For more information visit news.delta.com.
In all, Delta will launch service to ten destinations from Seattle between November 2015 and May 2016: Billings, Mont.; Boston; Cancun, Mexico; Edmonton, Alberta; Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island; Missoula, Mont.; Orange County; Orlando; Pasco, Wash.; and Victoria, British Columbia. Some service may be operated by Delta Connection carriers SkyWest Airlines and Compass Airlines.
“Orange County is one of the top destinations from Seattle and fills a critical component of our corporate and leisure travel demand,” said Mike Medeiros, Delta’s Vice President – Seattle. “With 10 nonstop destinations launching between November and next spring, our 3,000 Seattle-area employees look forward to serving our customers from Orange County to Shanghai and more than 30 destinations in between.”
Delta’s flights Seattle to Orange County will be operated on the following schedule by Delta Connection carrier Compass Airlines using Embraer 175 aircraft:
Delta is one of the largest carriers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, offering customers more than 100 peak-day departures to more than 30 destinations, including eight long-haul international destinations in Europe and Asia. By June 2016, Delta will operate more than 140 peak-day departures to 44 destinations, up from 43 peak-day departures to 18 destinations in June 2013. The airline’s expansion at Sea-Tac is estimated to contribute $571 million annually in total economic output.
Every Delta flight from Seattle features jet service with Delta One/First Class and Delta Comfort+ seating. All customers have access to free entertainment options via Delta Studio and Wi-Fi service on every domestic aircraft operating in the contiguous U.S. Delta is the only carrier to offer full flat-bed seats with direct aisle access in Delta One on every long-haul international flight from Seattle. The airline has also invested $15 million in its facilities at Sea-Tac, including its Delta Sky Club and lobby renovations, Sky Priority services, new gate area power recharging stations, expanded ticket counters and enhancements to the international arrivals area.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 170 million customers each year. Delta was named to FORTUNE magazine’s top 50 World’s Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the fourth time in five years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for four consecutive years, a first for any airline. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 318 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 800 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 as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic.
Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground.
SOURCE Delta Air Lines