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Delta Air Lines A330-900neo To Enhance Passenger Flight Experience Between Seattle – Shanghai



Delta’s latest wide-body passenger aircraft, the Airbus A330-900neo, began its flight to the Shanghai-Seattle route on the 12th July. The model’s official entry to Delta’s fleet will give passengers more opportunities to experience the industry’s leading cabin seats, including the industry-renowned Delta One Suite.

Delta Air Lines ordered a total of 35 A330-900neo aircraft and was the first North American airline to launch the aircraft. On July 10th, US time, Delta’s first A330-900neo passenger plane had taken the lead from Seattle to Shanghai.

Steve Sear, President and Global Sales Executive Vice President of Delta Air Lines, said:

“The launch of the Delta A330-900neo model is the latest step in our continuous improvement of the customer experience worldwide. Passengers can not only fly around the world through Delta Air Lines’ ever-expanding global network, but also enjoy the latest onboard facilities, entertainment equipment and airline technology on the go.”

The new A330-900neo is Delta’s first wide-body aircraft fully equipped with four classes, including:

Delta’s Business Class Suite (Delta One® Suites – 29 seats): The industry-renowned Delta One® Suites offers passengers a separate private space. Each suite is equipped with a full height door to ensure passengers enjoy greater privacy and comfort. In addition, each seat has a straight walkway with fully reclining seats, ample personal storage, a larger in-flight entertainment system display and a more comfortable memory foam cushion. Delta also redesigned the A330-900neo’s business class suite based on feedback from passengers, providing greater work space and storage space.

Delta Premium Select (28-seat): The premium economy Class is designed with comfort in mind to provide more space for passengers. The seat is 38 inches (96.5 cm) wide, the seat is 18.5 inches (47 cm) wide, the back of the chair can be tilted back 7 inches (18 cm), the leg rests and headrests can be adjusted, and a bottled water storage space is available. . Premium Economy Class passengers not only have access to extra space, but also enjoy exclusive services and receive a wash kit with all travel essentials so that passengers can get a full rest before reaching their destination.

Delta Comfort+® (56-seat): Priority Economy Class is located in front of Economy Class and is an upgraded cabin seat option. The seat is 34 inches (86.3 cm) and the back can be tilted back 5 inches (12.7 cm) with exclusive overhead storage.

Basic Economy (Main Cabin – 168 seats): The seat is 33 inches (83.8 cm) and the back of the chair can be tilted back 4 inches (10 cm). Delta’s economy class also offers a number of intimate products such as memory foam cushions and free back seat entertainment systems. Passengers can also enjoy world-class cabin services and Delta’s unparalleled operational reliability.

In addition, the A330-900neo provides passengers with a first-class in-flight connectivity experience. The model is Delta’s first wide-body aircraft with a new Wireless Cabin Entertainment System (IFE) developed by Delta Flight Products, a cabin design startup wholly owned by Delta Air Lines. In addition, through the on-board 2Ku high-speed on-board interconnect technology, passengers can use mobile instant messaging tools such as iMessage, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger for free on the go.

At the same time, Delta Air Lines’ A330-900neo aircraft also enhances the flight experience of all passengers, such as memory foam cushions for each seat, and is equipped with a power outlet; full-spectrum LED ambient lighting can adjust the lighting brightness according to different stages of flight. Each cabin has a large capacity and easy access to the overhead luggage space; the back entertainment system provides thousands of hours of audio and video entertainment free of charge. Passengers in each cabin enjoy a rich and exquisite meal selection, including a new economy class upgrade experience to be launched in November this year.

In addition, the A330-900neo is equipped with the latest generation of the Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engine, which saves 25% in fuel consumption compared to the previous generation.

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Emirates Restores Passenger Services To 7 More Cities, Allow Transit Between 48 Cities



Emirates Boeing 777-300er
According to a statement from the Dubai Tourism Board, from July 7, Dubai will allow foreign tourists to enter, and foreign residents holding a Dubai residence visa will be able to enter the country today.
Emirates will be offering scheduled flights for passengers from seven additional cities in the month of July. This will add the total number of destinations that Emirates is offering to 48.

According to Emirates, from July 15, the Emirates A380 will return to the sky and fly to London Heathrow Airport and Paris. No airline in the world is as closely linked to the A380 as Emirates. Before the outbreak, Emirates operated 8 A380 flights daily on the Dubai-London Heathrow route alone.

Other airlines only operate a few A380s, but Emirates’ A380 fleet exceeds 100. In January of this year, Emirates was operating a total of 123 A380s.

Added DestinationDate Of Resumption
from 03 July
from 05 July
Osakafrom 07 July
Naritafrom 08 July
Athensfrom 15 July
from 15 July
Romefrom 15 July

Emirates will be offering scheduled flights for passengers from the above seven additional cities in the month of July.

Passengers can now transit from Emirates’ network of 48 destinations through Dubai airport following the announcement that the city will be open for business and leisure visitors from 07 July, with new air travel protocols that facilitate travel for UAE citizens, residents and tourists while safeguarding the health and safety of visitors and communities.

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Delta Air Lines Returns To Shanghai On June 25, First U.S. Airline Resume Flights To China



Delta A350 Take Off In Toulouse
Delta Air Lines announced today that it will resume the Seattle-Shanghai Pudong route on June 25, the route will have a stopover at Seoul Incheon Airport and the route is operated twice a week.
From July onwards, Delta Air Lines will resume the Seattle-Shanghai Pudong and Detroit-Shanghai Pudong routes, which will also have a stopover at Incheon Airport and each route is to be operated once a week.
Since the suspension of Sino-US routes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in February this year, Delta Air Lines is the first American airline to resume Sino-US routes.
At present, several Chinese airlines have announced flight schedules to the United States for July, including Air China’s route between Beijing and Los Angeles, China Southern Airlines’ route between Guangzhou and Los Angeles, and China Eastern Airlines’ Shanghai-New York route etc.

Shanghai neon city
Shanghai neon city, Nanjing Road

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in China at the end of January, Delta Air Lines announced on January 31 that it will suspend all scheduled passenger flights to China. The flight suspension was extended at the end of April and it has continued till this day. However, as China’s domestic pandemic situation is controlled, the market demand for flights from the United States to China has increased significantly. The situation coincided with the China Civil Aviation Administration’s targeted strict restrictions imposed on the Sino-US routes as an effort to cooperate with the overall national pandemic prevention strategy.

Delta Cargo Flights To Asia
Delta Cargo Flights To Asia, Image by James Jones

After several rounds of “confrontation” between the relevant departments of the two countries, the current weekly flight volume is set at the scale of four flights each week between China and the United States, and American airlines have finally been approved to reopen Chinese routes.

According to the press statement released by Delta Air Lines, the Shanghai-Seattle route will be operated by the Airbus A350-900 aircraft, and Delta Air Lines is committed to providing clean and safe travel services for passengers.

“We are excited to resume our services between the U.S. and China, as economic and social activities start to recover, with a mission to connect the world, Delta is committed to getting our customers to their destinations safely and confidently, especially at this critical time. We are implementing unprecedented health and safety measures and practices, so customers are assured of ease and safety at all points of their journey.”

Wong Hong, Delta’s President – Greater China and Singapore

Delta Air Lines schedule for June, July and beyond:
RouteFlightDepartureArrivalOperating DaysFleet
SEA-ICN-PVG28723:304:45June 25-26 A350
PVG-ICN-SEA2889:157:15June 27-28 A350

Passenger service (June 25 – 30)
RouteFlightDepartureArrivalOperating DaysFleet*

Passenger service (July 1 – Oct. 24)
*Note: Transitions to A330-900 starting August 1.

RouteFlightDepartureArrivalOperating DaysFleet

Passenger service (July 1 – Oct. 24)

In addition to Delta Air Lines, another U.S. carrier, United Airlines, has also been approved to resume scheduled passenger flights in China, and it should soon announce its latest related flight plans.

On June 19, the US Department of Transportation rejected China’s application for further increase in the number of weekly flights and insisted on maintaining the current plan for 4 flights each.

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