Delta is introducing retrofitted 777 airplanes on six routes in 2019. The new planes will be showing up beginning on March 1. However, you can already officially purchase seats on the new retrofitted planes. Delta is spending $100 billion on renovating its 777 aircraft. The goal is to update these planes to hold four cabin classes. This includes the new Delta One Suites that offer an enclosed Business Class experience. The new Delta Premium Select product will also be available on the updated planes.
Which routes are getting newly retrofitted 777 planes this spring? Here's a look at the full list:
- Flights from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Tokyo's Haneda Airport begin on March 1.
- Flights from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Paris begin on March 1.
- Flights from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Seoul begin on April 1.
- Flights from Atlanta to Tokyo's Narita Airport begin on March 1.
- Flights from Atlanta to Paris begin on March 1.
- Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney begin on April 5.
Delta's decision to rework its 777 aircraft is part of a larger plan to enhance the full customer experience. The carrier is spending billions of dollars on upgrades at the moment. The list of new things you can expect when flying with Delta includes new seat-back entertainment systems, upgraded bedding and free mobile messaging. Delta is also introducing Wi-Fi across most of its network. Even the way you dine during a flight is changing. Delta now gives travelers the option to select meals ahead of time in some cases.