Delta Air Lines has made this announcement:
Delta customers will have more options to bask in the Aloha spirit beginning next June as new service between Delta’s Detroit Wayne County Metropolitan Airport hub and Daniel K. Inouye Honolulu International Airport comes online.
The Detroit-Honolulu route will be served with Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft equipped with 25 fully flat-bed seats in Delta One, 29 seats Delta Comfort+ and 171 seats in the Main Cabin. The onboard experience includes access to Wi-Fi, free personal in-flight seatback entertainment screens and power ports in every seat.
This new service will be available for sale on September 29, 2018 and flights will operate on the following schedule beginning June 29, 2019:
Detroit Wayne County Metro Airport – Honolulu International Airport
|DTW at 12:00 p.m.||HNL at 3:43 p.m.|
Honolulu International Airport – Detroit Wayne County Metro Airport
|HNL at 3:15 p.m.||DTW at 6:10 a.m. (next day)|
The added service follows the announcement of nonstop service to San Jose, California that begins November 15, 2018. Delta is also planning to expand its service to London-Heathrow from Detroit to twice daily beginning in May 2019. Additional schedule details will be released at a later date.
The new Detroit service marks Delta’s ninth U.S. gateway to Honolulu, joining current core service from Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Salt Lake City and Seattle/Tacoma in addition to seasonal service from New York-JFK, San Francisco and Portland, Ore.
Top Copyright Photo (all others by Delta): Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-332 ER WL N175DZ (msn 29696) (SkyTeam) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 943648.
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