Delta Returning Mainline Service To Chattanooga In Early September

First Mainline Local Flight Since 1995

Monday, June 11, 2012

Delta Air Lines is resuming mainline jet service between Chattanooga and Atlanta on Sept. 5.

Delta has continued flying from Chattanooga through subsidiaries such as ASA, but it will be the first mainline Delta flight from Chattanooga since 1995. That was when Delta mainline was replaced with Delta Connection Carriers.

A DC9 that has seating for 125 passengers will depart Chattanooga at 6:45 a.m. each day and return at 8:01 p.m. It will include first class and coach. The large plane will be parked in Chattanooga overnight.

“We are excited about the larger aircraft Delta is giving Chattanooga for the 645 a.m. departure flight during the fall schedule,” said Terry Hart, interim president and CEO of the Chattanooga Airport. “Delta already flies 11 daily flights to Atlanta and another two daily flights to Detroit. Changing one aircraft will be a help to business travelers and put more seats in the market, making it easier for Chattanoogans to access the world, and the rest of the world to access Chattanooga.”

Christine Siebold, public relations director at the Chattanooga Airport, said the service is scheduled at least through the end of the year.

She said from September to the end of December is the busiest time for passenger service at the local airport.  



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