Alaskans finding fewer flights in and out of hub airports in the state will have more choices starting May 5, when Delta Airlines brings back more of its routes to and from the 49th State:
- New weekend service launching from Detroit, Los Angeles, and New York (JFK) on May 28
- Increasing year-round Seattle service to up to seven daily trips starting June 19. The most popular destination for travelers from Alaska, Delta’s SEA hub offers daily connections to 40 destinations, including Hawaii, the lower 48 states and major capitals around the world
- Adding a third daily flight this summer to Minneapolis/St. Paul starting May 5
- Adding a year-round nonstop flight to Salt Lake City starting May 5, complemented by a second summer seasonal flight beginning June 19
- Resuming daily service from Atlanta starting May 5, the longest nonstop flight offered from Anchorage, and providing significant connections across the southeast U.S., including 16 cities in Florida. The flight will be operated by the Boeing 767-300ER, featuring Delta One lie-flat seats. Nonstop Atlanta service will continue into the fall with three trips per week.
Delta will increase service to Fairbanks to six nonstop flights from its major gateway hubs by:
- Launching a new daily nonstop flight from Salt Lake City beginning May 5
- Adding a third nonstop flight from Seattle beginning June 19
- Doubling service with a second nonstop flight from Minneapolis/St. Paul beginning June 19
In addition to flying to Fairbanks from Seattle in the winter months, Delta is extending Minneapolis/St.Paul and Salt Lake City service to year-round to provide customers with access to its extensive global network.
Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka
Delta’s Alaska summer seasonal service from Seattle that begins Memorial Day weekend will be extended through the end of September and include:
- One daily flight to Juneau, operated by Boeing 737-800 aircraft
- One daily flight to Ketchikan
- One daily flight to Sitka
Service to Ketchikan and Sitka will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines on Embraer 175 aircraft. All flights to Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka, will feature First Class, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin service and Wi-Fi available on board.