Delta Air Lines said yesterday it has received final Chinese government approval to launch flights between Seattle and Beijing from June 4. It plans to operate the new route five-times-weekly. Alaska Air Group carriers Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air will have access to the flight via a codeshare agreement with DL. The service, originally announced last year, will utilize 216-seat 767-300ERs featuring 35 business-class and 181 economy seats. DL also will launch SEA-Osaka service June 7 ...

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