Delta to Increase Service Between Seattle and Seoul Incheon to 3 Times a Week

August 20, 2022

Delta A330

Delta Air Lines plans to increase non-stop service between Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN) to 3-times-a-week.

The new increase starts Dec. 13th.

By providing the new service, Delta will be supplementing existing daily operations as well as their Joint Venture partner Korean Air's five-times-weekly flights. In total, there will be 15 flights a week available.

The airline will operate the flights on Airbus 330-900neo aircraft, which feature Delta One suites, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin services.

“Korea travel demand has strongly rebounded since the reopening in April, leading recovery in Asia,” said Matteo Curcio, Delta’s Vice President - Asia Pacific. “With our increased flights between Incheon and Seattle, more passengers will be able to enjoy our best-in-class travel experience during the winter travel season.”

Delta is not only Seattle's largest global airline but also offers the most daily departures to nearly 50 destinations.

The new Seattle-Tacoma International Airport arrivals facility provides a much faster and comfortable experience for customers, with enhanced technologies for faster passport check clearance and reducing the average customer connection time by about 15 minutes.

Delta schedule* for Incheon (ICN) – Seattle (SEA) flights from Dec. 13, 2022:

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Operating Day

Aircraft

DL197

KE5020

Seattle at 11:40 a.m.

Incheon at 4:15 p.m. the next day

Daily

A330-900neo

DL196

KE5019

Incheon at 8:05 p.m.

Seattle at 1:30 p.m. the same day

Daily

A330-900neo

DL251

 

Seattle at 11:45 p.m.

Incheon at 05:00 a.m. two days later

Tue, Thu and Sat

A330-900neo

DL250

Incheon at 12:30 p.m.

Seattle at 06:10 a.m. the same day

Wed, Fri and Sun

A330-900neo

Delta’s operations from Atlanta and Detroit to Incheon have resumed daily service as of Aug. 2nd, and Minneapolis service will return on Oct. 29th.

The increased frequency from Seattle in December will increase Delta's capacity on the U.S.-Korea network by 10% compared to 2019 levels.

You will see a lot more Asian route frequency increases as we approach 2023. The Asian markets desperately need the business on the backside of the pandemic.

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