They just keep coming, this was the latest announcement from Delta on new and expanded service from Seattle announced last Monday:
- One daily flight to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii beginning Dec. 19, 2015
- One additional daily flight to Palm Springs, Calif., for a total of two daily seasonal flights beginning Dec. 19, 2015
- One daily seasonal flight to Tucson, Ariz., which was previously Saturday service, beginning Dec. 19, 2015
- Extension of seasonal service to daily year-round service to Fairbanks and Juneau, Alaska, beginning May 15, 2015
- Expanded seasonal service to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, beginning Oct. 3, 2015
Service to Kona will be operated with Boeing 757-200 aircraft. Fairbanks, Juneau and Puerto Vallarta will use Boeing 737-800 aircraft, while Los Cabos will use Airbus A319 aircraft. Palm Springs and Tucson service will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest using two-class, 65-seat CRJ-700 aircraft. Additionally, Delta will introduce Boeing 717 aircraft on some existing routes between Seattle and Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix.
According to the press release, “Delta will serve Seattle’s top 15 destinations in the Western US when service to Boise, Idaho; Denver; and Sacramento, Calif., launches this spring. Ketchikan and Sitka, Alaska, service will also launch in May, completing the top five destinations in Alaska.”
DL/AS Related: – Yesterday, Delta announced that you will NO LONGER earn Delta MQD on Alaska metal as of April 1st.
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