Interior of Airbus A350's Delta One suite during a media event at Hartsfield-Jackson. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Delta to fly Boeing 777s with business class suites on Atlanta-Tokyo route

Delta Air Lines plans to begin flying its Atlanta-Tokyo route with refurbished Boeing 777-200ER jets next year, including suites in business class and an international premium economy cabin.

Atlanta-based Delta said it will put the refurbished 777s on the Atlanta-Tokyo Narita route by March 2, 2019.  “Delta One” suites and “Premium Select” seats are part of the upgrades.

Delta premium economy seats. Source: Delta Air Lines.

The airline also plans to begin flying refurbished Boeing 777s on its Minneapolis-Tokyo Haneda route starting in November and its Los Angeles-Sydney route next year.

And Delta plans to use new Airbus A350-900s with business class suites and premium economy on its Seattle-Tokyo Narita route starting next March and its Los Angeles-Tokyo Haneda route by April 1.

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Kelly Yamanouchi
Kelly Yamanouchi
Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport.