Delta Air Lines to fly year-round from OAK to the world’s busiest airport – Atlanta
Nonstop from OAK this summer… connecting to the world
Oakland, Calif. – March 5, 2019: Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces today that beginning June 9, 2019, Delta Air Lines will resume nonstop service between Oakland and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).
Passengers will appreciate the early morning arrival in ATL and connections to the Delta global network. The new daily flight will depart OAK at 10:30 PM and arrive at ATL at 6:06 AM the following day, operating aboard a Boeing 737-900 aircraft with a seating capacity of 20 in First Class, 21 in Comfort Plus, and 139 in Economy. The returning flight departs ATL at 7:15 PM, arriving back at OAK at 9:22 PM. The initial flights will operate daily, except on Saturday.
Effective October 1, the nonstop service will move to a highly-desirable Noon departure from OAK, operating Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a seating capacity of 16 in First Class, 36 in Comfort Plus, and 108 in Economy. The new year-round nonstop flight to ATL joins Delta’s schedule at OAK of up to 5 daily nonstop flights to its hub in Salt Lake City.
Port of Oakland Director of Aviation, Bryant L. Francis, said, “We are pleased that Delta’s nonstop Atlanta service will extend beyond summer beginning this year. This expansion of service offers innumerable possibilities to our customers throughout the Bay Area looking to travel through Delta’s largest hub to points worldwide. And likewise, it offers a convenient channel for travelers around the world to reach the Bay Area through OAK.”
Delta has served OAK since 1946, initially via Western Airlines, which it acquired in 1987.
About Oakland International Airport
Oakland International is the most centrally-located airport in the 7.7M population Bay Area region, and closest airport to the region’s wealth of business and tourism venues. Oakland’s air service roster to over 65 nonstop destinations is offered on 14 different airline brands – seven of which operate with OAK as their sole gateway into the San Francisco Bay region.
The vision of Oakland International Airport is to offer customers a world-class experience and be the airport of choice for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by the Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in the region and over a million jobs across the United States.
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Oakland International Airport Media Contact:
Keonnis R. Taylor, Spokeswoman