- Chidozie Uzoezie
Delta’s A220 Takes to the Skies For First Customer Flights
Delta's A220 has made its official debut — a moment years in the making for customers and employees across the airline.
In the early hours this morning, Delta flight 744 pushed back from the gate at New York's LaGuardia airport carrying customers for the first time on board Delta's newest narrow-body jet, the state-of-the-art A220-100.
The airport's Terminal C was bustling with excitement as customers, employees and aviation enthusiasts gathered to celebrate the first flight's departure.
Delta's A220 features 109 seats, including seating for 12 in First Class, 15 in Delta Comfort+ and 82 in Main Cabin, State-of-the-art interior featuring seat-back screens, 2Ku Wi-Fi and among the widest seats of any narrowbody aircraft.
The aircrfat also features thoughtful innovations like high-capacity overhead bins, extra-large windows and full-spectrum LED ambient lighting.
Delta took delivery of its first A220 in October 2018, and recently announced an order for 15 additional A220s, extending its order book to 90 total aircraft.