Delta’s First Four-Cabin Plane Is Now Flying

Mar 1, 2019

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If you’re looking to be aboard the first aircraft in Delta’s fleet to feature all four of its branded seating options, you’re in luck. While the Airbus A330-900neo will be the airline’s first new aircraft to ship with Delta One SuitesDelta Premium SelectDelta Comfort+ and Main Cabin, a handful of retrofitted Boeing 777s are taking to the skies Friday with the same arrangement.

Delta’s Premium Select cabin onboard a retrofitted Boeing 777-200ER (Photo by Benji Stawski / The Points Guy)

As Delta works to update the interiors of its 777 and 767-400 fleet to meet “flagship standards,” a few planes have already completed their refurbishment. Those four-cabin aircraft begin flying March 1, 2019 on the following routes.

  • Atlanta (ATL) — Paris (CDG)
  • Atlanta (ATL) — Tokyo-Narita (NRT)
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) — Paris (CDG)
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) — Tokyo-Haneda (HND)
Main Cabin seating on Delta’s retrofitted 777 (Photo by Benji Stawski / The Points Guy)

On April 1, 2019, a four-cabin 777 will begin serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) to Seoul (ICN) route, while Los Angeles (LAX) — Sydney (SYD) will receive similar makeover beginning April 5, 2019.

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Delta One Suite on Delta’s refurbished Boeing 777 (Photo by Nick Ellis / The Points Guy)

In addition to the four seat options, passengers can expect to find seat back IFE, LED cabin lighting, Gogo Ku Wi-Fi and free mobile messaging on board. As you make plans, be sure to check out our cabin reviews below.

Comfort+, seen here on Delta’s A220, joins three other cabins on the retrofitted 777 (Photo by Darren Murph / The Points Guy)

If you’re looking to book a seat on a retrofitted 777 with miles, now’s a great time to consider a Delta-cobranded Amex with elevated welcome bonuses.

  • The Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express is offering 60,000 miles after new card holders spend $2,000 in the first three months, plus a $50 statement credit after making a Delta purchase in the first three months. This card has a $95 annual fee that’s waived the first year (see rates & fees) and no foreign transaction fees (see rates & fees), and it offers card holders free checking on the first bag on Delta flights, plus priority boarding and 20% off inflight purchases on Delta. The Gold Delta Amex earns 2x miles on Delta purchases and 1 mile per dollar on everything else.
  • The Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express is now offering 75,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) to new card holders who spend $3,000 in the first three months, plus a $100 statement credit for making a Delta purchase in the first three months. The Platinum Delta Amex has a higher annual fee of $195 that isn’t waived the first year (see rates & fees) and no foreign transaction fees (see rates & fees), but it also offers more benefits than the Gold Delta Amex, including an annual companion certificate that can be used for travel in the main cabin. With this certificate, your companion travels with you for free minus taxes and fees that max out at $75. You can also earn MQMs toward Delta elite status with this card. In addition to the 5,000 MQMs you’ll earn from the welcome bonus, you can earn 10,000 MQMs (toward status) and 10,000 redeemable miles after you spend $25,000 on the card in a calendar year, plus another 10,000 MQMs and 10,000 redeemable miles after spending $50,000 in a calendar year.
  • The Delta Reserve® Credit Card from American Express is offering 75,000 SkyMiles and 5,000 MQMs, however you’ll need to spend $5,000 in the first three months vs. $3,000 on the Platinum version. Offer ends 7/2/19. Also note that the Delta Reserve isn’t offering a $100 statement credit as part of its welcome bonus. This card has a $450 annual fee (see rates & fees) and no foreign transaction fees (see rates & fees), but it also has the most benefits of these three cards. It offers complimentary Delta Sky Club access when you’re flying Delta, and you can bring in up to two guests at a discounted rate of $29 per person. You also get an annual companion certificate, but unlike the version available to Platinum Delta Amex card holders, this one can be used for first-class travel.


For rates and fees of the Gold Delta Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Platinum Delta Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta Reserve card, click here.

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