Delta Air Lines has made this announcement:
Delta is making the ‘American Riviera’ more accessible than ever with the launch of three daily year-round flights from Salt Lake City International Airport to Santa Barbara Airport, a new destination on Delta’s route map, on August 12, 2019.
Santa Barbara will become the 330th destination in Delta’s expanding network and the 13th city in California served by the airline. Combined with the start of other new routes – including Detroit-San Jose in November 2018, Atlanta-Ontario in April, Detroit-Sacramento in June, and Atlanta-Burbank in July – Delta will grow the number of seats it offers from California by eight percent.
For Delta’s hub in Salt Lake City, Santa Barbara is the latest in a series of destinations that have been added in the last two years, including Cleveland, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; El Paso, Texas; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Tampa, Florida.
The flights will operate on the following schedule and are now available for sale:
|Salt Lake City (SLC) at 11:05 a.m.||Santa Barbara (SBA) at 12:16 p.m.|
|Salt Lake City (SLC) at 3 p.m.||Santa Barbara (SBA) at 4:11 p.m.|
|Salt Lake City (SLC) at 8:30 p.m.||Santa Barbara (SBA) at 9:39 p.m.|
|Santa Barbara (SBA) at 6 a.m.*||Salt Lake City (SLC) at 8:57 a.m.|
|Santa Barbara (SBA) at 1:05 p.m.||Salt Lake City (SLC) at 4 p.m.|
|Santa Barbara (SBA) at 4:45 p.m.||Salt Lake City (SLC) at 7:40 p.m.|
*First flight departing SBA is on Aug. 13, 2019
Salt Lake City-Santa Barbara service will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest on a 76-seat Embraer E-175 aircraft with 12 seats in First Class, 20 seats in Delta Comfort+ and 44 seats in the Main Cabin. All flights will offer free entertainment through Delta Studio, as well as free messaging, access to Wi-Fi, and complimentary snacks and beverages.
Delta offers more than 280 departures to more than 90 destinations from its Salt Lake City hub, linking Santa Barbara to dozens of West Coast, Mountain West, East Coast and international destinations with a single, easy connection. Salt Lake City is a fast growing hub for Delta with seats up nearly 30 percent since 2014. As Salt Lake City’s largest carrier, Delta has invested in and worked closely with the airport on a multi-billion dollar infrastructure project to build the airport of the future in SLC, with the first phase expected to open in 2020.