MIAMI — Delta Air Lines has announced today that it will enhance five more trans-Pacific routes with its Delta One suites and Delta Premium Select seating in 2019.
This decision comes after the need to provide more luxury, comfort, and choice to more Delta customers and travelers transiting the U.S., Japan, and Australia.
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While Delta takes delivery of additional Airbus A350-900 aircraft and refurbishes more Boeing 777-200ER and 777-200LR aircraft, passengers will enjoy more flights to more destinations with the award-winning Delta One suite, along with the Delta Premium Select seating and nine-abreast seating in the main cabin.
Delta expects to take delivery of 13 Airbus A350s by the end of 2019, and it will also refurbish all eight of its 777-200ER fleet and all ten of its 777-200LR aircraft.
Delta’s Trans-Pacific Route Schedule featuring Delta One/Premium Select
|Route (airport code)||Aircraft (fleet code)||Effective Dates|
|Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) – Tokyo-Haneda (HND)||777-200ER (7HD)||Nov. 16 westbound; Nov. 17 eastbound|
|Atlanta (ATL) – Tokyo-Narita||777-200ER (7HD)||March 1 westbound; March 2 eastbound|
|Seattle (SEA) – Tokyo-Narita||A350-900 (359)||March 1 westbound; March 2 eastbound|
|Los Angeles (LAX)* – Tokyo-Haneda (HND)||A350-900 (359)||March 31 westbound; April 1 eastbound|
|Los Angeles (LAX)* – Sydney (SYD)||777-200LR (7HB)||Exact 2019 timing to be announced|
*All Delta trans-Pacific departures from Los Angeles will feature the Delta One suite and Delta Premium Select as a result once fully implemented in 2019.
Delta’s Airbus A350-900 flagship and upgraded Boeing 777 design follow Delta’s multi-billion dollar investment in the overall passenger experience.
According to the carrier, over the past several years, it has made various enhancements to the Main Cabin experience, consisting of free Main Cabin meals, free mobile messaging, free in-flight entertainment, upgraded Main Cabin snacks, the addition of sparkling wine, access to Wi-Fi on nearly all flights, blankets and refreshed Flight Fuel food-for-purchase options.
Delta One, additionally, received recent upgrades to the overall in-flight experience including new chef-designed Delta One menus curated by Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo for flights from LAX, refreshed TUMI amenity kits with Kiehl’s products, and an Alessi-designed collection of serviceware.
Delta currently offers the Delta One suite and Delta Premium Select on nonstop flights from its Detroit hub to Tokyo-Narita, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai, Beijing and Amsterdam; as well as from Los Angeles to Shanghai and from Atlanta to Seoul-Incheon.