Delta (NYSE: DAL) said it has made Delta Comfort+ available for direct purchase, alongside Main Cabin and First Class. The change is effective for flights departing on or after May 16, 2016, within the US and Canada.
In March 2015, Delta introduced Delta Comfort+ as the airline´s industry leading, innovative experience that offers Sky Priority boarding with dedicated overhead bin space, extra legroom, free craft beer and wine, snacks, and complimentary premium entertainment on most flights. Previously, customers booked Delta Comfort+ by choosing it as an enhanced seating option after purchasing a Main Cabin fare.
Delta Comfort+ is most easily seen when shopping for flights on delta.com and the FlyDelta mobile app. Delta is collaborating with its joint venture partner airlines to ensure customers can view availability on combined itineraries, and it´s engaged with distribution partners to allow Delta Comfort+ to be displayed and purchased through travel agents and in consumer direct shopping displays. For Delta-operated international flights, Delta Comfort+ will continue to be sold as an add-on seating option.
Over the past several years Delta has invested billions to improve its products, facilities, aircraft, operations and technology. On board, Delta has created unique travel experiences tailored to customer preferences.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 170 million customers each year. Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 316 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft.