Delta launches new flight connecting Atlanta, Seoul

Atlanta-headquartered Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) has launched new daily service connecting Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN) in South Korea.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and other dignitaries addressed customers prior to the first departure of Flt. 27, which took place on time at 1:05 p.m. Saturday, June 3. The new daily flights complement existing Korean Air service between ATL and ICN, giving customers more nonstop options to and from Asia as well as additional cargo capacity between the U.S. and South Korea, Delta said in a statement.

Delta Flt. 27 prepares to depart ATL for ICN
The flight is operated on Boeing 777-200LR aircraft featuring 37 lie-flat seats with direct aisle access in Delta One, 36 seats in Delta Comfort+ and 218 seats in the main cabin.

According to, Delta One seats are 21 inches wide with 78 inches of pitch, Comfort+ seats are 18.5 inches wide with 35 inches of pitch, and standard economy seats are also 18.5 inches wide, with pitch of 31 or 32 inches.

Main cabin and Comfort+ seats are arranged in a three-three-three configuration while Delta One seats are in a one-two-on configuration, providing direct aisle access from every seat.

Every seat has personal in-flight entertainment on demand. The aircraft is also equipped with satellite-based Wi-Fi and power ports at every seat, according to the airline.

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