Delta Air Lines commenced flights between Salt Lake City and Pittsburgh on 8 July, with the latter airport celebrating the new route launch the following morning, before the return service departed, by holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The carrier will offer a daily service on the 2,662-kilometre route using its A319 fleet.
- Delta Air Lines expanded its domestic operations from Salt Lake City (SLC) and New York LaGuardia (LGA) this week. The SkyTeam member inaugurated daily flights to Cleveland (CLE) and Pittsburgh (PIT) on 8 July, while on the following day it commenced a route from LaGuardia to Chattanooga (CHA). The airline will operate the 2,512- and 2,662-kilometre links from Salt Lake City using its fleet of A319s, while the 1,178-kilometre service from the Big Apple to Chattanooga will be flown daily using CRJ 900s based on OAG Schedules Analyser data. None of the three routes launched by Delta this week will face direct competition.