Delta to add Seattle to Chicago-O'Hare flights in June 2017

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is adding three daily flights to Chicago´s O´Hare International Airport (ORD) from Seattle and will now serve all of the top 10 Seattle destinations as the airline continues its fifth consecutive year of growth at its Pacific Northwest hub, the airline said.

Chicago flights are now available for sale, and service will begin June 19, 2017.

The flights will operate using Airbus A319 aircraft featuring high-resolution screens at every seat with free entertainment, 110v and USB power ports available for all customers, large pivoting overhead bins, ambient lighting, and newly designed lavatories.

Delta is the largest global carrier at Sea-Tac and has more than tripled flights and destinations at its Seattle hub since 2012, offering 163 peak-day flights to more than 40 destinations. The airline has hired more than 1,000 employees since 2013, and its expansion at Sea-Tac is estimated to contribute USD 571m annually in total economic output. In 2017, Delta paid out more than USD 43m in profit sharing to its Seattle employees.