Delta A330-900neo Completes First Flight
Delta A330-900neo Completes First Flight

Delta Air Lines A330-900neo Flying Tonight!

Delta Air Lines is one of the latest carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A330-900. According to Airbus, the A330neo offers up to 14% more fuel efficiency per seat than its current-generation A330 predecessor; the A330neo also has a range of up to around 8,300 miles. Since delivery of the first plane on May 25, 2019, the Delta aircraft has largely been kept out of sight but we are finally seeing the first flight today!

Delta Air Lines A330-900neo will be flying from Seattle (SEA) to Shanghai (PVG) on tonights flight July 10, 2019. This is 10 days later than initial expectations and 5 days earlier than our most recently communicated timeline. According to Flightradar24 the plane (N401DZ) will be operating to Shanghai tonight and will return on July 12, 2019.

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Additional first flights on-board the new A330-900neo should roll out on the following schedule:

  • Seattle to Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) starting October 1st
  • Seattle to Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) starting October 27th

A Peek Inside The Delta Air Lines A330-900neo

The plane is configured with 29 Delta One Suites.

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The A330-900neo Delta One seats were redesigned to allow for a larger workspace and more storage

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Just behind Delta One you will find the carriers new premium economy seats, Premium Select.

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Each Premium Select seat has up to 38 inches of pitch, a seat width of 18.5 inches, up to seven inches of recline, adjustable leg and head rests and water bottle stowage. 

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The economy section is broken up in to 56 comfort plus seats and 168 Main Cabin seats. Comfort plus seats feature 34 inches of pitch and up to five inches of recline.

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While Main Cabin seats feature up to 33 inches of pitch and up to four inches of recline

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This Delta Airlines A330-900neo also features the new wireless IFE system developed by Delta Flight Products, 2KU internet connectivity and the Airbus Airspace designs.

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Flying the A330-900neo just got a little bit easier. Are you excited to fly on one?