in interior China accessible for those
traveling on Delta.
And China is just a part of
expanding presence in Asia. Beginning June 1, we will begin new service
between Atlanta and Seoul Incheon
International Airport, adding to our
existing Seoul service from Detroit
and Seattle. We also announced an
expanded codeshare agreement with
Korean Air, a longtime Delta partner.
Combined, Delta and Korean Air
will offer round-trip connectivity to
142 destinations in the Americas and
33 destinations across Asia.
Last year, Delta also launched new
nonstop service from Los Angeles
and Minneapolis-St. Paul to Haneda
Airport in Tokyo. Recently reopened
to transpacific flights, Haneda is convenient to central Tokyo and has long
been a favorite airport for business
travelers seeking to maximize their
time in Japan. On the South Pacific
side, Delta and JV partner Virgin
Australia jointly offer direct service
from LA to Sydney with 15 codeshare
connections to other intraAustralia
and New Zealand destinations.
Later this year, Airbus A350-900
aircraft will join our fleet on routes
between the U.S. and Asia-Pacific destinations. This remarkable aircraft
will provide a world-class experience for our customers, featuring our
Delta all-suite business class
cabin (the first business class cabin
to feature a sliding door at each suite),
as well as our new premium economy
seats and other amenities.
The next few years will be exciting
ones for Delta and our customers who
travel to and from Asia. And if you
have never found a reason to go, we
would love to help you discover the
Thank you for flying Delta.
Chief Executive Officer
Delta Air Lines