Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch daily nonstop services from Seattle to Seoul and Hong Kong in June 2014, upping its number of Asia-Pacific destinations to 17. Delta will start service to Seoul-Incheon International Airport on June 2 and to Hong Kong International Airport on June 16. Passengers can start buying seats on August 24, 2013.
A Boeing 767-300ER, with 35 business-class seats, and 175 economy-class seats, will be used for the Seoul service, which leaves Seattle at noon and arrives in Seoul at 3:30 p.m. on the following day. It departs Seoul at 5:20 p.m. and arrives in Seattle at 12:05 p.m. on the same day.
The Hong Kong route will be served with an Airbus 330-200, which has 234 seats: 34 in business class, and 200 in economy. The flight departs Seattle at 1:30 p.m. and arrives in Hong Kong at 6:45 p.m. the next day. It leaves Hong Kong at 10 a.m. and lands at Seattle at 7:55 a.m. the same day.
Like all of Delta’s transpacific flights, the Seoul and Hong Kong services feature in-flight entertainment for every seat on the aircraft. Business-class flyers will enjoy fully flat-bed seats, five-course meals paired with a wine menu created by master sommelier Andrea Robinson, exclusive Westin Heavenly In-Flight bedding, and a Tumi amenities kit with Malin+Goetz products.
For more information, visit delta.com.