The world’s busiest airport has only a handful of routes to Asia, and it is set to soon see the return of one high-profile route: Atlanta-Shanghai.
Delta Air Lines aims to launch the service a year from now, in July 2018, with 291-seat Boeing 777-200LRs.
Delta CEO Ed Bastian said in an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Shanghai “is one of the most requested routes that we have here in Atlanta.”
To read more about which companies are expected to use the Atlanta-Shanghai route, why the flights did not succeed in the past and what Delta thinks will be different this time, read more on MyAJC.com.
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