Premium Economy is largely a new product for many airlines. The very first airline to ever introduce a premium economy cabin was EVA Airlines in 1992. Ever since then the number of airlines offering the product has exploded and it is now found on over 50+ airlines in some form.
Delta Air Lines first introduced its version of premium economy in late 2016, they decided to call it Premium Select. The new product started flying onboard the A350 and has expanded to a few other planes as well. It is still only available on a handful of planes at this point. Recently Sam reviewed the A350 Delta One suite which you can find here. Delta has plans to expand Premium Select to all European routes by 2021. On board you can expect to find enhanced food and beverage offerings, seats that offer leg rests and foot rests, priority ground services, larger entertainment screens, and Tumi branded amenity kits.
You can fly in the new Premium Select product from only $863 round trip out of select cities in Florida. The best part about this Premium Select fare is that you will earn 150% of the miles flown towards your medallion qualifying miles making it easier to earn elite status. You will earn Medallion Qualifying Dollars and Delta SkyMiles based on the cost of the ticket.
Availability: September 2018 – December 2018, Weekday Departure Only
Minimum Stay: 7 Days
Maximum Stay: No Limit
Book by July 31, 2018
Please note that only the flight from Detroit (DTW)- Beijing (PEK) will be in the premium select cabin and domestic legs will be in regular economy. Make sure to avoid the flights from Seattle as they do not offer a true premium economy product.
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