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Delta, What To Expect?

Tue Dec 28, 2004 11:20 pm

Im flying Delta on Jan 31st.
AMS - JFK on a Boeing 767-300
How is it flying Delta? Never done it before?
Service? how are the seats etc?
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RE: Delta, What To Expect?

Wed Dec 29, 2004 12:58 am

The service is comparable to KLM but nothing fancy in coach. Coach is 32inch seat pitch, there is no IFE, just cabin screens. Food is basically a small portions of overcooked chicken and vegitable with some potatoes, a roll and a small peice of cake. All alcohol must be paid for now  Sad.

Overall though it isn't so bad.

The Business Class product is very good and is better than NW/KL , AA and CO (I have done all in J class).

I have done coach on AF and DL and KL to AMS, I think AF is best for coach on that route
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RE: Delta, What To Expect?

Wed Dec 29, 2004 1:05 am


I would contend that CO's J product [BusinessFirst] is superior to BusinessElite on DL. While I am a lifelong DL flier and DL is my carrier of choice, there simply is no comparison. CO's Y and J products beat DL's international offering every day of the week on 767 especially.

You are right on one point, it is not that bad. I like it, I'd say its better than NW as you state. Though, we've heard many positive things about the new A330 services.

Can't speak for AA's Int'l J product. B4REAL
B4REAL, spelled like it sounds

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