Skyteam member Delta airlines is currently upgrading the cabins in both their business and economy comfort cabins.
The upgrades are currently being rolled out across their wide body fleet.
What are they adding?
By the sounds of things the upgrades are mainly focussed on the Business Elite cabin, but they’re also making a few changes to both the Economy Comfort and standard Economy cabins.
In a blog post they describe some of the upgrades:
BusinessElite 34 seats in a 1 x 2 x 1configuration Seats are angled toward the windows at outboard locations and toward each other in the center New seats are wider than those they replace 180º fully flat bed (bed length is 78-80”) Direct aisle access with no rear-facing or middle seats Electronic seat controls with adjustable lumbar support 110v AC in-seat power + USB power Adjustable personal LED reading lightEconomy Comfort 32 seats at 35” pitch & 6” recline in a 2 x 4 x 2 layout “Slim-line” seat provides more personal space 6-way adjustable headrests 110v AC in-seat power + USB powerEconomy 227 seats at 31-32” pitch and 4” recline in 2 x 4 x 2 layout “Slim-line” seat provides more personal space 6-way adjustable headrests USB powerPersonal On Demand Entertainment 15.4” screens in BusinessElite; 9” screens in Economy Comfort & Economy 350 films 130 hours of TV 95 hours of premium programming from HBO & Showtime 5,000 digital songs 27 games Moving mapCabin Enhancements New BusinessElite lavatories Updated carpet color – a darker, richer shade of blue New bulkhead “Sky Diamond” laminates reminiscent of the Sky Club backwall Redesigned Economy Comfort & Economy seat covers with additional comfort padding New placards and signage.
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