(May 18, 2010) – Delta Air Lines today announced it has received final Chinese government approval to launch nonstop flights between Seattle and Beijing, beginning June 4. The new route, which will operate five times weekly, will connect customers from destinations throughout Delta’s and code-share partner Alaska Air Group’s network to the Chinese capital via convenient connections at the Seattle hub.
Departure and arrival times have been revised from the initial announcement of the route based on the slot times granted at Beijing’s Capital International Airport. Flights will operate as follows:
|129||Seattle at 9:05 p.m.||Beijing at 11:40 p.m.||M, W, Th, F, Sa||June 4, 2010|
|128||Beijing at 8:55 a.m.||Seattle at 5:30 a.m.||M, W, F, Sa, Su||June 6, 2010|