Delta Debuts Sleep Kits for International Economy Customers

delta sleep kitDelta Air Lines introduced new sleep kits and several updated amenities for passengers seated in the airline's economy cabin on long-haul international flights.

Sleep kits will be offered to each customer by flight attendants. They'll include individual eyeshades plus earplugs.

In addition, on all transatlantic flights of 3,850 miles or less from the U.S. to Europe, customers in the economy cabin will receive a full-size bottle of water following meal service.

Economy cabin travelers will also receive updated snack offerings for morning and afternoon/evening arrivals. A mid-flight ice cream service will also be offered on these flights returning from Europe to the U.S.

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These service improvements will expand to longer-haul international flights in early summer.

In addition, customers flying in domestic first class as well as the economy cabin on domestic and international flights this summer will be offered newly upgraded earbuds that will be theirs to keep for use with Delta's seatback entertainment systems. 

"Delta continues to focus on making travel better by introducing amenities that our customers find both helpful and comforting when they travel," said Joanne Smith, Delta's senior vice president – inflight service. "Adding new items in economy on international flights improves the quality of the product and helps our customers arrive at their destination rested, entertained and refreshed."

Delta also unveiled a redesigned version of its inflight SKY magazine. Starting with the April 2014 issue, the magazine will be focused primarily on business travel. 

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