Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) Flight 27 departed on-time Saturday afternoon at 1:05 p.m. marking new daily service between Delta´s Atlanta hub, the world´s largest, and Seoul-Incheon International Airport, the company said.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and other dignitaries addressed customers prior to the flight´s departure. The new service compliments existing Korean Air service between Atlanta and Seoul-Incheon, giving customers more nonstop options to and from Asia as well as additional cargo capacity between the U.S. and South Korea.
The flight is operated on Boeing 777-200LR aircraft featuring 37 lie-flat seats with direct aisle access in Delta One, 36 seats in Delta Comfort+ and 218 seats in the main cabin featuring a nine-abreast seating layout. Every seat has personal in-flight entertainment on demand. The aircraft is also equipped with satellite-based Wi-Fi and power ports at every seat.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft.