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For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page. What a lot of passengers might not like is that Delta no longer offers Comfort+ on refurbished 777s with new Premium Select seats. Even up in business class, Delta planes have generally looked a bit … well, drab, on the inside. The "Premium Select" seats, first announced by Delta in 2016, began flying last year on the carrier's new Airbus A350 widebody jets. I've always gotten a quick response and resolution. We used the Platinum Card® from American Express to purchase this flight, which yielded a total of 8,055 Membership Rewards points, equivalent to about $153, according to TPG’s latest valuations. I'm a big guy - 6'4", 250lbs, and I'm trying to … I could … Checking in at LGA was a breeze, thanks to the Sky Priority access that came with my ticket. Oddly, there was an extra plate on my tray, presumably for bread, but there was no bread — perhaps another catering issue? That’s a pretty standard price differential between the two cabins, though it’s not unusual to see a premium of $500 or more to book into Premium Select. A RED VENTURES COMPANY. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered. The last row does recline the same as the others, and all seats in premium select on Delta 777-200 have leg and footrests. Well, Delta’s first retrofitted 777-200ER just rolled out of the shop, so in true TPG fashion, reviews editor Nick Ellis and I set off to be on its first scheduled passenger flight from Detroit to Beijing — with Nick in Delta One and me in Premium Select. I looked at a lot of cabin pics and videos and it looks like the bulkhead has a notch/angle that allows the seat to recline. Editorial Note: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. For instance, none of the overhead lights in the Premium Select and main cabin worked at all during the flight, and the crew was unable to resolve the issue. The Premium Select cabin on the 777 (Photo: Delta Air Lines) With the addition of 48 Premium Select seats, each 19 inches wide, Delta is no longer offering Economy Comfort seats on its refurbished 777s. As is standard with Delta Gogo-equipped planes, free messaging was available to all passengers, as was as an hour of free Wi-Fi just for T-Mobile customers. Many of the credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. Delta is in the middle of retrofitting all of their 777-200 ER/LR aircrafts with their new Delta One product as well as a refresh of the interior. Your enquiry is about the last row, and I am confident that Delta aircraft will have the same amount of recline for all their premium select seats (as is the case with AA, BA and Cathay who I have flown with in the last row of their premium economy seats). I'm taking a 13 hour flight in a few months on one of Delta's retrofitted 777s, and I was hoping someone here might have some personal experience regarding the seats. Customers will find more space to stretch out and relax with a wider seat and additional recline, and an adjustable footrest and leg rest on select widebody aircraft*. My husband and I are taking a retrofitted DL 777-200LR ATL-HND (Haneda Tokyo) and we selected the last row of Premium economy so we will have a bulkhead behind us and can recline without bothering anyone and also have our own alcove for sleeping on the long (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? When I booked this ticket, Premium Select on Delta came with a great bonus. Like the A350, the retrofitted 777s do not have any Comfort+ seating; instead, extra legroom seats are labeled “preferred” and can be purchased or accessed free of charge by elites. My one-way Premium Select ticket from LaGuardia (LGA) to Beijing (PEK) via Detroit (DTW) cost $1,611 — pretty reasonable considering we were booking this a week from departure and Delta One was going for over $4,000. Waiting at each seat was a fluffy lumbar pillow, a Westin Heavenly-branded blanket, a set of LSTN noise-canceling headphones (the same ones found in Delta One) and a Tumi amenity kit. Delta's plan to retrofit its Boeing 777-200 range with spankin' new cabin interiors has quit trundling along the runway and taken off. While the contents were fairly standard, I thought the bag itself was one of the better premium-economy ones out there and could easily be reused. Delta Premium Select seats on the Boeing 777. While the seats maintain the usual 31 to 32 inches of pitch, this was a comfortable configuration nonetheless, considering that it’s practically become the industry norm to squeeze a fourth seat in the middle section of 777s. In Premium Select aboard Delta’s A350, Nick was served drinks in proper glasses, so I assumed this was yet another catering fluke. Flying a Delta Airlines Boeing 777-200LR soon? The lounge left much to be desired, especially considering that this was the lounge international business-class passengers had access to and DTW is one of Delta’s largest hubs, but you can read more about it in Nick’s review of Delta One. Why don't you call or tweet Delta and ask (though there's no guarantee they'll be able to answer). Up front, there are 28 suites arranged in a 1-2-1 configuration. Passengers also receive an amenity kit in Delta Premium Select. Delta Premium Select on 777 Cosidering flying in Delta PS on a flight from LAX-CDG. The seats were comfortable, the cabin looked chic, and the crew was phenomenal. The choices were once again practically identical to what was being served in Delta One: a Southwestern frittata with warm pico de gallo and chicken apple sausage or black-bean chicken with steamed rice and mixed vegetables. The legrest definitely added to the overall comfort of the seat, but at 5 feet, 11 inches, I was more comfortable without unfolding the footrest. In addition, I got 10,700 Medallion Qualifying Miles, since discounted Premium Select fares earned a 50% MQM bonus and $1,578 Medallion Qualifying Dollars. Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Of course, we’ve long known that Delta would be reconfiguring its existing fleet of Boeing 777s with the new Premium Select seats as well. Please view our advertising policy page for more information. This site does not include all credit card companies or all available credit card offers. (Comfort+ is not on Delta… The flight attendant said that they’d usually also serve sparkling wine as a welcome drink, but couldn’t because of (another) catering slip-up. If so, can you use them and watch a movie comfortably? Soon after settling into my seat, I was offered a pre-departure beverage: water. Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. The Delta One Suite Cabin. I paid about $1,550 for the round trip to Seoul, which was roughly $300 more than a main cabin economy seat was selling at the time. In mid-May, we learned that the retrofitted aircraft would fly between Detroit and Beijing from July 2 through July 20, trading off with Delta’s new Airbus A350 on alternating days, and daily between Los Angeles (LAX) and Sydney (SYD) from March 31, 2019, onward. Delta introduced its first premium economy product and service in October 2017 when it began flying brand new A350-900s. Overview There are 18 777-200 ER/LR aircrafts in the Delta fleet which operate its … Has anyone flown on the 777 in PRemium Select and how did the flight go? With the introduction of the Airbus A330-900neo, Delta has rolled out its best Premium Select product to date, joining cabins on the retrofitted Boeing 777, refurbished Boeing 767-400ER and the aforementioned Airbus … I would like to subscribe to The Points Guy newsletters and special email promotions. © 2021 THE POINTS GUY, LLC. That was in 2017 though. The seats are wider and have an adjustable leg and headrest. I went with the frittata, which was unfortunately bland. Can anyone confirm whether the seat recline is restricted/limited or not in the last row of the premium select (row 25) in the retrofitted Delta 777-200lr? Each seat measures 19 inches (48cm) wide and with a 38-inch (96.5cm) pitch, which makes for ample legroom, without your knees coming close to the seat in front. The only thing that set these apart was that they were stocked with Malin+Goetz body lotion. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. The 777-200ER, an extended-range model, was registered N863DA. Delta Premium Select (premium economy for purposes of this post) is fairly new. These new cabins look really good in pictures. Nevertheless, if you’re looking for an upgrade from economy but don’t want to shell out for Delta One, Premium Select is worth a shot! Here’s how it went. I usually like to fly business but Delta wants 320,000 miles each way vs 64,000 miles for Premium Select. American Airlines, the other U.S. carrier offering premium economy has only 24 seats, but also includes 66 Main Cabin Extra seats. As a SkyMiles member with no elite status, I earned a total of 7,890 redeemable miles (worth approximately $95, according to TPG’s latest valuations). We are just about 1 month away from the inaugural Delta A350 flight from Detroit to Japan.While many are excited about the new Delta One Suite seats, a.k.a. Unlike the party Delta threw for passengers on the A350 inaugural flight, this launch was met with no fanfare. I was only flying with a carry-on, but as a Premium Select passenger, I could have checked two bags at no charge. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). Thank you. Delta Premium Select on 757-200 aircraft on select routes will feature up to 11” seat back screen and Billboard earbuds. A remote control is tucked into the side of the armrest, but the seat’s thick cushion made it extremely difficult to actually pull it out. Airline review: Delta, Premium Select, Boeing 777-200LR, Los Angeles to Sydney I am struggling finding any post traveling reviews on this. Cons: It’s expensive to book using miles, and the catering disappointed. Enjoy your trip. Delta Premium Select class seats don't come cheap, but they are well worth considering. I especially liked the flight information, which had the plane’s registration number (a nod to all the #AvGeeks out there) and an interactive flight map. Premium Select doesn’t come with access to the airline’s lounges (not uncommon for premium-economy tickets), and I’m not an American Express Platinum cardholder. Delta's new premium economy class, Delta Premium Select, on the Airbus A350 between Detroit and Amsterdam, featured first class style recliner seats with legrests, plated meals, premium alcohol and big entertainment screens. It definitely helped that the IFE screen is 13.3 inches wide — and extremely crisp. Aboard the Boeing 777-200LRs Delta flies to Australia, Premium Select stretches for six rows in a 2-4-2 configuration, with 48 seats. Each offers 38 inches of pitch. Delta Premium Select seat features a fold-out adjustable footrest and leg rest, so you’ve got space to stretch out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sf3ThKx8NVs. Delta Premium Select is a new cabin experience introduced in the fall of 2017 on select international flights routes. Delta Air Lines' plan to retrofit its fleet of 18 Boeing 777 jets with new cabin interiors is shifting into high gear. Inside the amenity kit were essentials like a toothbrush and toothpaste, socks, an eye mask and Malin+Goetz body lotion. I've also read that recline is not very impressive in this cabin. Please view our advertising policy page for more information. Do a search on Youtube and you will find a few seat reviews e.g. Delta Premium Select Seat. I could have also used SkyMiles to book my ticket, but it would have cost a whopping 165,000 miles one-way — not a good deal at all. Get the best seat possible with our Delta Airlines 777-200LR seating chart and traveler seat reviews. Hi everyone! Plus it's a bulkhead, but no lavatory or galley so should be especially quiet. While the tablecloth (a rarity in premium economy) made the meal service feel more premium, the drinks in plastic cups did not. While nowhere near lie-flat, the additional recline was certainly welcome, too. With a library of hundreds of movies, TV shows, songs, podcasts and games, Delta Studio, the airline’s entertainment system, never fails to impress. And after that lies the main cabin, which has a total of 220 seats arranged in a 3-3-3 pattern. Does it have the same recline as the rest of the Premium Select seats? on your long-haul flight using cash or miles, you’ll be booked into first class on your domestic connecting flight. Delta’s new Premium Select product is a big step up from what you’d get in economy, and I’d definitely fly it again, especially now that it’s available on more aircraft types. Same recline as other PS seats. Each seat also had its own universal power outlet and USB port beneath the seat in front. That being said, Delta still has quirks it needs to figure out as it continues to roll out this new product. About an hour and a half before landing, we were served brunch. Best recline we've experienced in a premium econ cabin was Eva Air 777-300. Reply to: Delta 777 Premium Select last row? See, premium economy aboard American Airlines’ 777s, Jordan Aviation could launch US flights with a former Emirates plane, How pilots keep their skills sharp during COVID-19 downtime, You can now add select Chase business cards to Apple Pay, Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express. About four hours later, we were served a snack consisting of a ricotta bruschetta and a chocolate and vanilla ice cream bar. Highlights of Delta's refreshed 777 aircraft include: 296 seats total, including seating for 28 in award-winning Delta One suites, 48 in the popular Delta Premium Select cabin and 220 in Main Cabin 9-abreast seating in Main Cabin versus the industry norm of 10 across These birds are set to be refurbished with Delta One Suites and Premium Select seats soon and let me tell you it can not come soon enough. In fact, because Delta went with 9-abreast on the 777, a 777 regular Economy seat is actually just as wide as the A350 Premium Economy seat (again, this is discounting the extra space from the armrest - but the poster is clearly concerned about seat space itself). Again, these would also be rolled out on the 777s. I think it is interesting that these new seats are described on SeatGuru as "recliners", as opposed to regular econ and econ+, which have no such description. In July 2018 the first remodeled Delta 777-200 began flying with premium economy. Usually there would also be a pair of slippers, but catering forgot to stock those for our flight. We both boarded early so that we could photograph a (mostly) empty cabin, but usually Premium Select passengers would board in the premium boarding zone at the same time as Delta One and Diamond Medallion passengers — a win for Premium Select passengers but that means longer lines for those flying Delta One. First, Delta’s site lists the retrofitted aircraft as “Boeing 777-200/200ER” as opposed to just “Boeing 777.” Likewise, if you have the Google Chrome extension Legrooms, the retrofitted aircraft will show up as “772” as opposed to “777.” Another option is to check the flight’s seat map. The new seats are now being added Delta's Boeing 777 … ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-104617541', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');flight from ATL-JNB and want to be sure prior to selection. A Delta One seat with a plastic door, I am stoked about the new Premium Select (PS) seats since they are the first real new seat from Delta in a very long time. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. About Delta Premium Select: Delta Premium Select is a superior economy cabin available on select international routes. Delta’s beginning to roll out its Premium Select product on more long-haul aircraft, and that’s a good thing. (Chris Rank/Rank Studios) This product is just flat out beat up as you can tell. Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. What did stand out was how similar Premium Select’s meals were to Delta One’s. More flights across the Pacific with more Delta One suites and Delta Premium Select seating are coming in 2019, bringing more luxury, comfort and choice to more Delta customers transiting the U.S., Japan and Australia. My first concern was whether there it was a retrofitted 777 or one of the older ones. The same could largely be said of both United and American. Just as boarding was getting underway here at gate 253, it occurred to me that I was no less excited about getting on this A350 than I was on my first one from Bangkok to Singapore four days ago. I've had great success using Twitter direct messaging with the (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? Seat Guru says nothing about limited recline, but want to be sure. Directly behind Delta One is Premium Select, which has a total of 48 seats arranged in a 2-4-2 configuration. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). Do the bulkhead seats in a Delta 777 premium select seat section (first row in premium select section) have the large entertainment screens as the does the rest of the premium select section? ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. I am also interesting in knowing whether they have footrests. I was glad that I wasn’t seated in Row 24, since the seats there only had one window on each side as opposed to two. I was just looking at some seatguru reviews of premium select on Delta 777s to Japan and one reviewer said he was disappointed in amount of recline in a regular premium select seat (not last row), said no better than comfort+, so no matter where you sit you may be disappointed. Lga was a breeze, thanks to the offers listed on this they 'll able... 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