PRNewswire-FirstCall ATLANTA Oct. 22 :
Delta Air Lines today announced it will provide complimentary audio and
video entertainment in all cabins beginning Nov. 1, 2003. The change will
eliminate the $5 in-flight entertainment fee in economy class. Customers
may enjoy onboard audio and video entertainment by bringing their own
headsets or purchasing headsets in- flight for $2.
“Delta is committed to enhancing our customers` travel experiences,” said
Patrice Miles, vice president of Consumer Marketing. “Delta is pleased to
offer award-winning in-flight entertainment to our customers at no cost.”
Customers who purchase headsets may keep them for use on future flights
and with personal audio devices. The headsets fit comfortably around the
ears instead of over the head and include a two-prong adapter for use on
Delta flights. The adapter can be removed for use with any standard
single-prong portable music player.
Customers in first class, BusinessElite and international economy will
continue to receive complimentary headsets.
Delta`s award-winning in-flight programming offers customers current
feature films, highly rated television programs and eight audio channels.
Spafax In-flight Entertainment recently won its first Telly Award for the
Delta Horizons Delta VJ segment, produced exclusively for Delta.
Additionally, Delta received five nominations at the 2003 World Airline
Entertainment Association AVION Awards including Best Overall In-flight
Entertainment, Best In-flight Video Programming and Best Audio
Delta Air Lines, the world`s second largest airline in terms of passengers
carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offers 6,130
flights each day to 453 destinations in 82 countries on Delta, Song, Delta
Shuttle, Delta Connection and Delta`s worldwide partners. Delta is a
founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides
customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. For
more information, please go to delta.com .