Home

Delta Airlines Hopes To Improve Passenger Experience With Bathroom Windows, Wider Seats

By Rachel George

Share

Delta Airlines is giving their passengers a unique viewing experience with bathroom windows, a first for commercial planes.

 

Each plane will have three spacious bathrooms; one at the rear that will have a window. Delta wanted to bring international traveling features to domestic flights with their new Airbus A220-100 aircraft model. Remarkable upgrades also including LED ambient lighting, faster Wi-Fi (Gogo-powered 2Ku Wi-Fi) and larger windows throughout the plane, designed to be experience-rich. 

 

“This aircraft is the culmination of years of listening to our customers and responding with design innovations that continue to improve Delta’s domestic in-flight experience,” S.V.P. and Chief Marketing Officer Tim Mapes said.

 

The Airbus A220-100 holds 109 passengers with only 12 First Class seats. The new design offers more space in coach seating and additional legroom in the Comfort Plus seats, according to Delta. Upgrades to the Main Cabin include seatback screens, 18.6-inch seats, personal power ports for each passenger and premium entertainment, similar to other airlines. First Class will have 20-inch seats, chef-curated meals, hand-selected wine and noise canceling headphones for noisy travelers.

 

Delta also aims to replace 20 percent of their older aircraft with something more fuel efficient, as part of their larger fleet modernization program by 2020.

 

Book your tickets soon. A220 flights begin on January 31, from LaGuardia Airport in NYC to Boston and Dallas. Other routes include flights from Houston to Detroit and Detroit to Dallas.

 

Delta has ordered 75 A220s, intended to replace regional jets on business routes, according to Forbes.

Share
Travel Noire

Rachel George

Want more?

Get exclusive, unpublished tips from Travel Noire's CEO to help you get off the beaten path, into the hearts of locals and onto a better, more cultured life.

United Airlines’ New Nonstop Routes From Newark To Cape Town Is A Game Changer For South African Tourism

United Airlines’ New Nonstop Routes From Newark To Cape Town Is A Game Changer For South African Tourism

United Airlines changed the game with its announcement of new nonstop flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to Cape Town. The announcement was made in April and was seen as a great opportunity for South Africa’s tourism industry. Cape Town is the legislative capital of South Africa and offers iconic sites such as Robben Island […]

Kelsey Marie

Akon Is Encouraging African Americans To Buy Property In Ghana During Year Of Return

Akon Is Encouraging African Americans To Buy Property In Ghana During Year Of Return

Akon says now is the time to invest in Africa.  The Grammy-nominated artist, who recently made headlines for his ambitious goal of creating his city in the West African country Senegal, says now is a good time to invest in Ghana and other African countries. His reason? Because of “bountiful returns to be made,” Face2Face Africa is […]

Parker Diakite

Uber Under Fire For Separating Drivers & Employee Bathrooms?

Uber Under Fire For Separating Drivers & Employee Bathrooms?

Uber is in hot water after being called out for segregating bathrooms between drivers and “employees”.  An Uber driver visited an Uber Greenlight Hub office in Providence, Rhode Island and was disturbed after seeing there were two designated bathrooms. The driver then tweeted a photo showing there was a bathroom for “partners” (Uber drivers) and […]

Kelsey Marie