Delta eyes Seattle as Asia gateway and hub

Delta has been growing its presenceat Seattle-Tacoma Airport as a gatewayto Asia and in a 4 March presentationto investors and financial analysts, CFOPaul Jacobson referenced Delta’s plans toturn Seattle not just into an international gateway, but also a key hub for the carrier.


Delta eyes Seattle as Asia gateway and hub


Delta has been growing its presenceat Seattle-Tacoma Airport as a gatewayto Asia and in a 4 March presentationto investors and financial analysts, CFOPaul Jacobson referenced Delta’s plans toturn Seattle not just into an international gateway, but also a key hub for the carrier.Last August, Delta created a newexecutive position: vice president-Seattle.Since then, it has announced new andexpanded services that, by year’s end, willgive it seven daily flights to Seattle fromSan Francisco and Los Angeles, five fromLas Vegas, Phoenix and Vancouver andfour from Portland, Ore., and San Diegoand San Jose, Calif.