Delta is upgrading its Airbus A330 aircraft. The first upgraded Delta A330 aircraft began flying on the Detroit-Amsterdam route on April 17. The upgrades include full-flat seats in the BusinessElite cabin and “slim line” seats in Economy.
The upgraded aircraft will have 34 BusinessElite full flat-bed seats with direct-aisle access from each seat, electronic seat controls with adjustable lumbar support, a power outlet, a USB port and a LED reading lamp. The seat configuration will be similar to the BusinessElite cabin in Delta’s upgraded Boeing 777 and 747-400 aircraft.
Delta has 32 Airbus A330 aircraft in its fleet. The airline plans to install full-flat bed seats in business class throughout its entire the 140 aircraft in its international wide-body fleet by mid-2014.