Delta Air Lines Begins Selling Business-Class Suites, Premium Select Seats

by Daniel McCarthy
Delta Air Lines Begins Selling Business-Class Suites, Premium Select Seats

Delta One Suite.


Delta’s new Delta One suites and Premium Select fares are now on sale.

The fares will be available starting with the airline’s first Airbus A350, set to enter service in October 2017, flying from Detroit (DTW) to Narita (NRT).

Every A350 will feature 32 Delta One business-class suites, each with a sliding privacy door and privacy dividers between the center suites. Each also will have a fully flat bed, Westin Heavenly In-Flight Bedding and direct aisle access for every passenger, which Delta introduced eight years ago, as well as  dedicated stowage compartments for shoes, headphones and laptops.

Other features include customizable ambient lighting; a memory foam-enhanced seat cushion; a universal power outlet and USB port; and an 18-inch, high-resolution entertainment monitor, which Delta says is the largest among U.S. carriers. Delta even will provide loungewear to Delta One guests on long-haul flights.

Premium Select will then be available on select flights from Detroit to Incheon (ICN) starting on November 16 and on select flights from Detroit to Beijing (PEK) starting on January 17, 2018. Delta One suites will then be rolled out on Delta’s Boeing 777 fleet following the A350 debut.

Delta Premium Select passengers get up to 38 inches of pitch, 19 inches of width and seven inches of recline along with adjustable leg rests and head rests. The fare also gets them Westin Heavenly In-Flight Blanket and pillow, TUMI amenity kit featuring Malin+Goetz Travel Essentials, noise-canceling LSTN headphones and a 13-inch high resolution entertainment screen.

Both Premium Select and A350 guest get access to Delta’s Sky Priority service, which includes expedited check-ins and security along with premium boarding.

  0
  0
Tip of the Day
Daily Top List

Most Useful Twitter Accounts for Travel Agents

1. AskTSA

2. FlightRadar24

3. Department of State

4. CLIA Global

5. ASTA

Source: TMR

TMR THIS WEEK
http://services.travelsavers.com/AMGService.svc/REST/GetImage?ImageID=01926fc8-d3f7-e711-80eb-782bcb667b27

Look to Luxury Land Clients When Filling Luxury Cruise Ships

Capturing the ‘not-so-new’ luxury travelers and converting them to luxury cruise passengers can lead to big business for travel agents.

TMR Recommendations
Top Stories
American Airlines to Add Dozens of New Routes and NY-Chicago Shuttle in 2018
American Airlines to Add Dozens of New Routes and NY-Chicago Shuttle in 2018

American's 2018 schedule includes 52 new nonstop flights to domestic and international points.

United Airlines to Launch Premium Economy Sometime in 2018
United Airlines to Launch Premium Economy Sometime in 2018

The option will include more space per seat, upgraded dining on china dinnerware, free alcoholic beverages, a Saks Fifth Avenue blanket and pillow, and more.

JFK Airport Hobbled by Water Main Break, 'Perfect Storm'
JFK Airport Hobbled by Water Main Break, 'Perfect Storm'

New York’s international airport was chaotic on a weekend when more than 10,000 flights were delayed and more than 1,000 were canceled across the U.S.

Southwest Airlines Agrees to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit on Air Fare Collusion
Southwest Airlines Agrees to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit on Air Fare Collusion

American, Delta and United said they would continue to defend themselves against the charges.

First Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc in Northeast
First Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc in Northeast

More than two out of three flights are canceled at three major airports in New York and Boston, impacting tens of thousands of passengers.

TSA Confirms REAL ID Deadline Extension
TSA Confirms REAL ID Deadline Extension

A spokesperson speaking to Business Insider confirms TMR’s November report.

News Briefs
Advertiser's Voice
Advertiser's Voice: Scenic Cruises