ATLANTA, January 20, 2015 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has added nonstop service from Phoenix to Boston, Los Angeles and Seattle and has put larger aircraft on select flights from Seattle to Phoenix to accommodate customers traveling to and from the pro football championship game.
The temporary service will operate as follows:
|DL 8785||Phoenix (PHX)||Boston (BOS)||Feb. 2, 2015|
|DL 8789||Phoenix (PHX)||Los Angeles (LAX)||Feb. 2, 2015|
|DL 8799||Phoenix (PHX)||Seattle (SEA)||Feb. 2, 2015|
Flights 8789 to Los Angeles and 8799 to Seattle will operate using specially configured aircraft with all first or business class seats. Along with the added service, Delta has increased the size of the aircraft on one regularly scheduled flight from Phoenix to Seattle on Feb. 2 from a regional jet to a 160-seat Boeing 737-800.
Delta regularly operates five peak-day flights to Phoenix from its Seattle hub, and two of those flights will be operated using larger aircraft to accommodate more fans traveling to the game on Friday, Jan. 30. Delta also operates five peak-day flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix. Some service may be operated by Delta Connection carriers SkyWest Airlines and Compass Airlines.
Customers on these flights will have access to Wi-Fi and free entertainment from every seat through Delta Studio.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 170 million customers each year. Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for four consecutive years, a first for any airline. Additionally, Delta was named to FORTUNE magazine’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the third time in four years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and theDelta Connection carriers offer service to 327 destinations in 59 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 as well as a newly formed 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, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta’s blog takingoff.delta.com.
SOURCE: Delta Air Lines