Two regional airlines operating Delta Connection flights for Delta Air Lines will launch daily non-stop service next spring from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to five new destinations as part of the continued expansion of Delta’s West Coast hub.
The new Delta Connection services will include five daily flights to Denver, beginning on June 4; four daily flights to California’s capital Sacramento, beginning on May 4; four daily flights to Boise in Idaho, beginning on May 4; one summer-season daily flight to Ketchikan, Alaska, beginning on May 15; and one seasonal daily flight to Sitka, Alaska, beginning on May 15.
Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines will operate the Delta Air Lines-branded flights linking Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (IATA code SEA) with Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT), Ketchikan International Airport (KTN) and Boise Airport (BOI).
SkyWest Airlines will also operate some of the Delta Connection flights between Seattle and Sacramento International Airport (SMF), but another Delta Connection regional carrier, Compass Airlines, will also operate some of the daily Seattle-Sacramento round-trips.
Compass Airlines will also operate all of the five Delta-branded daily round-trips between Seattle and Denver International Airport (DEN).
Tickets for the new Delta Connection services to and from Seattle will be available for purchase from November 22.
With the addition of Boise, Denver and Sacramento, Delta Air Lines will serve the top 15 destinations in the Western U.S. from Seattle, while Ketchikan and Sitka complete the top five destinations in Alaska.
Delta will also increase the service frequencies of its daily flights from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska; Atlanta; Calgary in Alberta; Detroit; Los Angeles; San Francisco and Salt Lake City.
Meanwhile, on December 20 Delta and its Delta Connection regional partners will begin service from Seattle to several sun and ski destinations, including Bozeman in Montana; the island of Maui in Hawaii; Palm Springs in California; Phoenix; Puerto Vallarta in Mexico; Tucson, Arizona; and a second daily flight to Honolulu.
SkyWest Airlines will operate the Delta services linking Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN), Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).
Compass Airlines will operate the Delta flights between Seattle and Tucson International Airport (TUS), while Delta Air Lines itself will operate the new flights to Maui, Puerto Vallarta and Honolulu.
Additionally, on behalf of Delta, SkyWest Airlines began service from Seattle to Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Spokane International Airport (GEG) in Washington at the beginning of November, Compass Airlines also operating some of the Spokane flights.
Delta Air Lines and its Delta Connection partners currently operate 80 peak-day departures to 25 destinations from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
This number will increase to 93 peak-day departures to 32 destinations in December. By next summer, Delta will offer 120 peak-day departures to 35 destinations from Seattle.