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Delta's First Airbus A330-900neo Rolls out of the Paint Shop

Jan. 22, 2019
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Delta's First Airbus A330-900neo Rolls out of the Paint Shop
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Jets grow up fast, don't they? Just two months after being spotted in Toulouse, France, with minimal clothing, Delta's first Airbus A330-900neo is now ready for its glamor shots. Or, at the very least, engine installation. The carrier's first A330-900neo just rolled out of the paint shop, a few months after its first A220 did likewise.

For those just hearing of the bird, it'll be one of few Delta aircraft to feature all cabins — Delta One Suites, Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin. The jet also will be the first Delta aircraft to feature memory foam cushions throughout the aircraft, and the first Delta wide-body aircraft featuring its new wireless inflight entertainment system in every seat.

While Delta has yet to confirm, the latest rumblings have this particular plane being delivered to the airline in April, with passenger flights surely to follow in short order. It's likely that the A330-900neo will replace aging Boeing 767-300ER aircraft on international flights, though we'll be keeping an eye out for occasional domestic hops as well. No routes have been announced just yet, but based on the sheen we're seeing we'd expect to hear more on that front real soon.

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