5 NOVEMBER 2018
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Heading for service in near-record time after its maiden flight, Delta Air Lines’ first Airbus A220-100 is set to inaugurate commercial operations on 31 January from New York LaGuardia to Boston Logan and from LaGuardia to Dallas/Ft Worth.
The airline celebrated the aircraft’s arrival by sharing a sneak peek of the modern interior with Delta staff as it also marked the 10th-anniversary of its merger with Northwest.
Senior executive vice-president and chief operating officer Gil West said: “In many ways, the A220 represents our continued work to make flying better for everyone and represents the go-forward objectives of our fleet strategy.”
Features of the new aircraft include a 109-seat configuration with seating for 12 in First Class, 15 in Delta Comfort+ (Business Class) and 82 in the main cabin and a state-of-the-art interior with seat-back screens and Gogo 2Ku wi-fi.
Other innovations offer high-capacity overhead bins, extra-large windows and full-spectrum LED ambient lighting, plus what Delta claims to be seats among the widest of any narrow-body aircraft.
In the main cabin for example, passengers will find seats 18.6in wide in a 2x3 layout while each customer will have personal power ports and free premium entertainment on the screens.
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