Source: OAG (schedule snapshot as of 28 July 2019)
Delta Pacific flying has been on a steady decline since 2013
Delta’s Pacific flying came within less than one flight/day from the minimum
10 Scope violations in the Pacific related to KAL; In September 2019 an arbitrator heard 8 of the violations and found the company liable on all.
Recently, Delta has talked about growth in the Pacific. It’s important to see this “growth” in context of the decline of Delta flying in the Pacific Theater
In 2018, Delta entered into a JV with Korean Air. Korean offers five times the capacity on US to Korea flights and also flies from Hawaii to NRT