“We are excited:” Delta launches new nonstop flights from Milwaukee to Salt Lake City

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - JULY 14: A Delta airlines plane is seen as it comes in for a landing at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on July 14, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Delta Air Lines Inc. reported that their second quarter earnings rose a better-than-expected 4.1%, and also announced that they decided to reduce its United States to Britian capacity on its winter schedule because of foreign currency issues and the economic uncertainty from Brexit. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

MILWAUKEE — Delta Air Lines launched its new daily nonstop flight between Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Salt Lake City International Airport  on Thursday, December 21st.

According to a news release, the new flights are operated with 76-seat WiFi-equipped Canadair CRJ-900 aircraft featuring First Class, Delta Comfort, and Main Cabin seating. Delta SkyClub members and other eligible travelers can also access the Delta SkyClub on Concourse D.

“We are excited to welcome Delta’s 10th nonstop destinations from MKE. I am positive that Salt Lake City will be an excellent route for Delta from Milwaukee,” County Executive Chris Abele said. “Connectivity to Delta’s hub at Salt Lake opens up convenient connections to a variety of markets throughout the western United States.”

Delta is the second largest carrier at MKE, with nonstop service from Milwaukee to Atlanta, Boston, Cancun, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York LaGuardia, Orlando, Salt Lake City and Seattle. Tickets for all routes are available for purchase at delta.com.