Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) effective June 6, 2015, will operate four weekly nonstop flights between Stockholm (Arlanda) and New York (JFK) in conjunction with joint venture partner, Air France (Paris) and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Amsterdam), using a Boeing 757-200 aircraft. Customers connecting to destinations including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Orlando will benefit from same-terminal transfers thanks to the new $175 million extension of Terminal 4 at JFK.
Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 757-251 N552NW (msn 26499) approaches the runway at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport.
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Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) next winter is adding two additional seasonal routes from the Pacific Northwest to Hawaii. According to Airline Route, the carrier will add daily Boeing 757 service from Seattle/Tacoma to Kona (Hawaii) and Portland-Honolulu flights starting December 19, 2015.
On February 23 Delta issued this statement:
Delta Air Lines is adding service from its hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Kona International Airport and will increase service from select seasonal markets beginning as soon as summer 2015.
The new and increased Seattle service will operate as follows:
One daily flight to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii beginning December 19, 2015
One additional daily flight to Palm Springs, California, for a total of two daily seasonal flights beginning December 19, 2015
One daily seasonal flight to Tucson, Arizona, which was previously Saturday service, beginning December 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 October 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 Airlines using two-class, 65-seat Bombardier CRJ700 aircraft.
Additionally, Delta will introduce Boeing 717 aircraft on some existing routes between Seattle/Tacoma and Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix starting on September 1.
As Seattle’s global airline, Delta offers customers access to a worldwide network of destinations throughout Asia, Europe and the U.S. with 85 peak-day departures to 31 destinations from Seattle. By summer, the airline will operate 126 flights to 35 destinations from its West Coast hub.
Delta will serve Seattle’s top 15 destinations in the Western U.S. when recently announced 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.
During the summer, Delta offers 10 long-haul international flights from Seattle/Tacoma, providing as much long-haul international service from Seattle/Tacoma as all other airlines combined. This includes the top five destinations in Asia and three of the top four destinations in Europe. Delta is the only carrier to offer nonstop service from Seattle/Tacoma to Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai and Tokyo-Haneda.
Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Ex-Northwest Boeing 757-251 N549US (msn 26496) completes its final approach into Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA).
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Delta Air Lines employees today will receive profit sharing as part of the company’s $1.1 billion total payout for 2014 – the largest payment in the company’s history – in recognition for their industry-leading performance.
Total individual payouts will equal more than 16 percent of employees’ eligible 2014 earnings, which equates to an average of nearly two months’ salary. In October 2014, Delta paid a 5 percent advance on profit sharing to employees.
The 2014 payout is a record for the airline industry, and among the highest for any U.S. corporation.
In addition to profit sharing, Delta’s Shared Rewards program pays out monthly bonuses for meeting corporate operational goals throughout the year.
In 2014, Delta employees earned more than $84 million in Shared Rewards as the company achieved history-making operational and financial results. Delta has paid out $2.9 billion to employees in profit sharing and Shared Rewards during the past five years.
Delta employees will be honored for their record-breaking performance today at events held across its global network.
Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Ex-Northwest Airlines Boeing 757-251 N547US (msn 26494) climbs away from Los Angeles International Airport.
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Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) will offer nonstop daily flights between between Dublin Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the 2015 summer season.
Flights will begin five times a week from March 29, 2015, increasing to a daily service from June 1, 2015. The U.S. airline has scheduled a Boeing 767-300 aircraft with 225 seats on the route, which is operated in conjunction with Delta’s joint venture partners Air France and KLM.
Next summer, the airline is also offering daily flights from Shannon to New York-JFK, bringing the total number of seats between Ireland and the U.S. to 8,700 per week.
Delta Air Lines also announced it will once again be offering nonstop daily flights between between Malaga’s Costa del Sol Airport and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport for the 2015 summer season.
Flights will begin five times a week from June 4, 2015, increasing to daily from June 29, 2015. The U.S. airline has scheduled a Boeing 757-200 aircraft with 164 seats on the route, which is operated in conjunction with Delta’s joint venture partners Air France and KLM.
In addition to these flights, the airline also offers year-round service from Madrid to Atlanta and New York-JFK, plus summer services between Barcelona and Atlanta.
Finally Delta will once again be offering nonstop flights between between Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport for the 2015 summer season.
Flights will begin four times a week from June 5, 2015, increasing to five times a week from June 15, 2015. The U.S. airline has scheduled a Boeing 757-200 aircraft with 164 seats on the route, which is operated in conjunction with Delta’s joint venture partners Air France and KLM.
Copyright Photo: Stefan Sjogren/AirlinersGallery.com. Formerly with Northwest Airlines, Boeing 757-251 N538US (msn 26485) prepares to land at Stockholm (Arlanda).