Delta’s long-haul fleet is getting a major upgrade, with the Airbus A350 launching on a handful of flights out of Detroit (DTW).This particular aircraft is the first to offer two of the airline’s latest products: Delta One Suites, with sliding doors at every business-class seat, and Premium Select, Delta’s first true premium economy. The premium economy cabin features small amenity kits and enhanced catering, along with a roomier seat, and falls in-between economy class and business class, both in price and amenities. Each seat has direct aisle access. Video. To take advantage of Delta Airlines A350, make sure to book flight number DL89. Date: November 8, 2017 Author: salsaworldtraveler 2 Comments. Not everyone can book these seats and for the rest of us, selections were limited. Booking: I’m a Delta/Skyteam loyalist and Skyteam Elite Plus member. However, it’s time for some attention on Premium Select. By Elliott / May 5, 2018 June 2, 2019; I had a blast visiting Beijing a couple of weeks ago, and it was a great first visit to China. Article. The 2-4-2 layout is comparable to the other airlines flying a premium economy product on the A350-900 (Cathay & Singapore are also 2-4-2, Lufthansa & China Airlines are 2-3-2, Vietnam Airlines is 3-3-3) as is the pitch offered. Naturally, I headed over to Delta’s website to book my flights out to Romania. The A350 XWB was the first aircraft to incorporate the innovative passenger experience elements collectively known as Airspace by Airbus. More shoulder room, more leg room and recline, better food and dedicated flight attendant service for the PS area. First Flight – Delta A350-900 N501DN Premium Select (Premium Economy), Detroit, MI (DTW) to Tokyo, Japan (NRT) Premium economy has 48 seats arranged 2-4-2. That included the Delta One business-class suite, Premium Select premium economy and Main Cabin. All Delta Premium Select customers will also enjoy additional perks like onboard Amenity Kits and priority check-in, at the airport. For those who could book seats in the front of the plane, the A350 featured the new Delta One fully-enclosed suites. Other aircraft in the fleet—such as the Boeing 777-200(LR)—will be retrofitted during the next three years. How Delta’s future A350 will look. Delta doesn’t buy many new planes. Main cabin fares were ~$1,650. But the widely heralded launch of Delta’s A350s presented an opportunity to score a rare trifecta — flying a new Delta plane and sampling two new products, the Delta One Suites and Premium Select, Delta’s first real premium economy product. As previously reported, the first Delta A350 route will be from Detroit to Tokyo Narita, starting October 30. The aircraft features 32 seats in the Delta One cabin, 48 seats in Delta Premium Select and 226 seats in the Main Cabin. Love the movie selection and the large HD screen. All photos from Delta Air Lines on Flickr . Very quiet compared to Delta's other wide bodied aircraft - 777, 767 and A330. The introduction of the aircraft will usher in a new era for Delta, not only in terms of a new fleet type, but also in terms of its product, as its Airbus A350-900s will be the first to be equipped with its Delta One suite product, and Delta Premium Select, Delta’s own take on a Premium Economy product, other than its current Delta Comfort+ product. I found an excellent Delta Comfort+ outbound and Premium Select return for $1,974.51. Onboard the Delta A350 will be the airline’s Delta One suites which I have reviewed in more detail in the business class cabin as well as Delta Premium Select which is their Premium Economy. It will be the only aircraft (as of yet) to feature the airline’s first true premium economy product: Premium Select and its new Delta One Suites. 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