Delta Airlines is the first U.S. airline to fly back to China
Delta Airlines is the first airline from America to fly again between China and the United States. On June 25th, the first flight will take place between Seattle Airport and Shanghai Airport. On this flight there will be a stopover at Seoul Airport. The flights will initially be operated twice a week, once from Seattle Airport and once from Detroit Airport. The flights are operated with an Airbus A350.
2 flights per week
Currently, airlines are allowed to operate 2 flights per week between the United States and China. This applies to both Chinese and American airlines. Wong Hong of Delta Airlines is very pleased that the flights can be operated again. Economic activities are slowly starting to recover. He says the following about it:
With a mission to connect the world, Delta strives to get our customers to their destinations safely, especially at this critical time. We are implementing various health and safety measures so that customers are assured of convenience and safety at every point of their journey.
Photo: Delta Airlines – Atlanta International Airport