9 January 2014
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) said it will invest more than USD770m through 2016 to refresh the interiors on its Boeing 757-200, 737-800, Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft to provide power at every seat, add new slim-line seats with adjustable headrests, updated lavatories, add more efficient galleys and additional features to improve passenger comfort.
“We´re continuing to make smart long-term investments in our products and services to meet the expectations of our customers,” said Glen Hauenstein, executive vice president chief revenue officer. “In just six years, we will have made updated to interiors throughout Delta´s fleet giving customers improved comfort and more options to work or relax and be entertained.”
This latest capital investment will improve the service consistency provided to Delta´s customers in first class and economy cabins as well as increasing aircraft efficiency and overall customer satisfaction of the airline´s domestic narrowbody fleet.
Delta Air Lines serves nearly 165 million customers each year. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry´s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta´s blog takingoff.delta.com.
Delta plans passenger comfort improvements on 225 domestic narrowbody aircraft
9 January 2014