Delta Airlines Starts the Promised Detroit to Beijing Non Stop Flight using Boeing 777

 Delta Air Lines launched its new Beijing route on July 1, 2011.This would be the third city in China to receive flights from its Detroit Destination Origin.

The launch of the new nonstop Detroit-Beijing flight service is seen as a strong indication that the airline will continue to build up its trans-Pacific network. Indeed this will provide travelers with more destination choice.

The airline said that Detroit-Beijing flight services will be operated five days every week. It further stated that Boeing 777 aircraft configured with 269 seats has been deployed on the Beijing route. The airline said that the aircraft will be featuring full flat-bed seats in the Business class, while there will be a new Economy Comfort class offering more legroom space as well as early boarding so that American Airlines can not claim that it is the only Airline in the United States that offers this feature.

Delta Air Lines also announced that it will be operating 44 weekly flight services to six Asian cities from Detroit this summer. In China, the airline is currently operating nonstop services to Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong. Besides, the three other Asian cities where the airline is offering nonstop flight services from Detroit includes  Nagoya and Tokyo in Japan; and Seoul in South Korea .

Flight Schedule:


Flight 189 – Departure: Detroit at 9:25 p.m. – Arrival: Beijing at 11 p.m. (next day) – Frequency: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Aircraft: Boeing 777 – Started: July 1


Flight 188 – Departure: Beijing at 6:55 a.m. – Arrival: Detroit at 8:15 a.m. – Frequency: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday – Aircraft: Boeing 777 – Started: July 3