Delta and American Airlines Announce New Premium Cabin Experiences

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Travelers want to feel comfortable flying, and carriers in the United States know that. United Airlines and American Airlines recently updated their customers on new premium cabin experiences.

American Airlines announced that new special seats will be available for long-haul flights in 2024. New Flagship Suite seating will include more personal storage, a privacy door, and a chaise lounge option. The new premium service will be available on the carrier’s Airbus A321XLR and Boeing 787-9.

woman taking photos of view from airplane cabin.

On the other hand, United Airlines shared through a press release that travelers traveling in Delta Premium Select will have access to a refreshed, spacious and improved cabin experience and new exclusive services.

Great news for travelers who don’t want to travel uncomfortably, tend to avoid budget airlines with fewer seats and prefer to upgrade to new business class seats offered by different airlines. Delta and American Airlines are joining the trend and offering more and better special cabin experiences.

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The new seats in the American Airlines flagship suite

The new Flagship Suite seats that American Airlines will offer customers will add luxury, space and privacy to the cabin experience throughout their journey. Julie Rath, Vice President of Customer Experience, American Airlines, said, “The arrival of new long-haul aircraft and the custom design of Flagship Suite seats will provide customers with a truly private premium experience on our long-haul fleet. -mail.

American Airlines plane about to take off

In 2016, the carrier launched Premium Economy Seating Experiences, and now they are creating a new and improved service for their customers. Here’s what American Airlines said about the new Flagship Suite seats:

  • It will debut in 2024.
  • American’s Boeing 787-9 aircraft will have 51 Flagship Suite® seats and 32 Premium Economy seats.
  • The Airbus A321XLR will feature 20 Flagship Suite® seats and 12 Premium Economy seats.
  • The new suites will be individual spaces with a privacy door.
  • The Boeing 787-9 flagship suite offers more comfort with extended seats and can also convert to a lounger position.
elongated seats in the cabin of an airplane

American Airlines also announced that travelers will discover a renewed experience. The Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will have new interiors in late 2024 and will feature 70 Flagship Suite seats and 44 Premium Economy seats. The Airbus A321T fleet will also be modernized and will have extended seats for transcontinental flights from New York and Boston.

First class on an American Airlines plane

About Delta Premium Select

Delta Premium Select’s refreshed cabin experience will offer comfortable space, locally inspired meals, special amenities and services. Mauricio Parise, Vice President of Brand Experience at Delta, said, “Delta Premium Select sits at the intersection of luxury and convenience, offering customers the option to afford a more spacious seat. and a premium experience at a lower price than our Delta One cabin. .”

Interior of Delta Airlines planes

This special service, Delta Premium Select, debuted in 2017 only for transatlantic and transpacific routes, but has since been expanded. And now the service has been improved, and here are the main amenities and services:

  • Passengers will enjoy an elevated dining experience with local flavors.
  • Includes high-end, hand-crafted equipment (from October).
  • More room to stretch out and relax. Wider seats with additional recline and adjustable footrests.

Delta highlighted the Delta Premium Select menu. The carrier has added new herbal options a few months ago, and travelers will get the most out of this new cabin experience.

plant based burger

The company also encouraged travelers to take advantage of the fall and winter seasons. “Guests traveling between November and March can expect fewer crowds, unique seasonal events and activities, and better flight and hotel availability,” Delta Vacations President Kama Winter said in a statement. Press release.

Delta Airlines plane in the air

Winter also brought to light new flights and special destinations for the coming season: “Whether you want to browse Copenhagen’s Christmas markets, take a winter cruise in the Rhine Valley or skate outdoors on the first floor from the Eiffel Tower, Delta can connect customers to beautiful destinations and experiences around the world.

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