Delta and Korean Air add new flights to Seoul

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has expanded to Asia with new service between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Seoul Incheon International Airport beginning on June 3, 2017, the company said.

The daily nonstop flight will operate with a 291-seat Boeing 777-200LR aircraft. Delta and Korean Air are expanding their joint codeshare agreement.

Delta´s new Atlanta flight complements Korean Air´s existing service, providing customers in the Southeast US with greater access to destinations across Asia. Combined, Delta and Korean will offer round-trip connectivity to 142 destinations in the Americas and 33 destinations across Asia between their joint Atlanta-Seoul schedules.

Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 321 destinations in 56 countries on six continents.

Korean Air carried more than 24 million passengers in 2015. Korean Air operates over 460 flights per day to 131 cities in 46 countries on six continents with a fleet of 173 aircraft including ten A380s.