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Delta Air Lines Flight 27 departed on-time Saturday afternoon at 1:05 p.m. marking new daily service between Delta’s Atlanta hub, the world’s largest, and Seoul-Incheon International Airport. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and other dignitaries addressed customers prior to the flight’s departure. The new service complements existing Korean Air service between Atlanta and Seoul-Incheon, giving customers more nonstop options to and from Asia as well as additional cargo capacity between the U.S. and South Korea.

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 featuring a nine-abreast seating layout. 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. 

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Delta launches Atlanta - Incheon

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