Delta's newest narrowbody jet, the
state-of-the-art Airbus A220-100, has officially entered service.
The aircraft's first commercial flight was
between New York's LaGuardia airport and Boston Logan Int.
"We have big plans for this aircraft," said
Chuck Imhof, Vice President — New York and Sales, East. "It will
be an integral part of our future domestic fleet and will deliver
an experience our customers will look forward to every time they
Outfitted with a state-of-the art interior,
Delta's A220 brings elements of international widebody travel to
domestic routes. Highlights of Delta's A220 include:
- 109 seats total, including seating for 12 in
First Class, 15 in Delta Comfort+ and 82 in Main Cabin;
- State-of-the-art interior featuring seat-back
screens, 2Ku Wi-Fi and some of the widest seats of any narrowbody
- Thoughtful, passenger pleaseing innovations
like high-capacity overhead bins, extra-large windows and
full-spectrum LED ambient lighting.
“I have been with Delta for 34 years, and was in
awe the first time I saw the A220. Customers will love it — it’s a
spectacular plane,” said Damian Atchison, DFW-based Above Wing
Customer Service Agent.
Delta took delivery of its first A220 in October
2018, and recently announced an order for 15 additional A220s,
extending its order book to 90 total aircraft.
Delta is only the fourth airline in the world to
operate the already much-loved Airbus A220. The other airlines are
airBaltic, Korean Air and Swiss. The A220 was previously
called the Bombardier C Series and and comprises the A220-100
(CS100) and A220-300 (CS300).