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Delta Airlines marks 5th anniversary of Sea-Tac hub with more growth!

Delta’s Boeing 737-900 over Mt. Rainier
Credit: Delta Airlines

“Delta grows Seattle hub by 5 percent, celebrates 5-year hub anniversary”

The summer travel season is underway, and Delta is again expanding at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as it in June marks the five-year anniversary of officially naming Seattle a hub.

Delta will grow by five percent in Seattle this summer, primarily through the use of larger aircraft on existing routes. Service from Seattle to destinations in the West region will expand through additional seats, with peak-day seats to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego and San Jose — up 23 percent on average over summer 2018. Delta also launched its popular Airbus A220 aircraft on the Seattle-San Jose route and will launch additional A220 routes this fall, while the new Airbus A330-900neo, featuring the airline’s next-generation Delta One Suite and Delta Premium Select cabin, will debut on Seattle-Shanghai in July and eventually expand to the Seoul-Incheon and Tokyo-Narita routes.”

The growth continues the expansion of Delta’s Seattle hub, which was officially established in June 2014. Five years ago this month, Delta customers and employees gathered at Sea-Tac for a gatehouse ceremony to inaugurate service to Seoul-Incheon International Airport,” by Liz Savadelis, Delta New Hub. Read more

Posted by Steve on June 15, 2019 at 12:03 am | Permalink

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