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Delta 777-200ER/LR Conversions to 7HD & 7HB. Pre-mods config is 37J/36W/218Y. For all the ERs and the first LR, post-mods config was initially 28J/48W/220Y (7HD/7HB). The post-mods config for all ERs and LRs is now 28J/48W/90Y+/122Y (7CD/7CB).

Modifications are taking place at SIN and the entry and exit dates are based on SIN time (GMT + 8 hrs). Comfort + installation was done at ATL on all the 7HD>7CD conversions, and on 7106 (7HB>7CB). The remaining 9 LRs will have the C + cabins installed at SIN.

777-200ER: 8/8 7CD
N860DA 7001 - Entered Jan 2 2019; finished Feb 3 2019. Entered ATL March 12 2019 for C + installation; finished March 15 2019.
N861DA 7002 - Entered Jan 14 2019; finished Feb 17 2019. Entered ATL March 13 2019 for C+ installation; finished March 17 2019.
N862DA 7003 - Entered Nov 29 2018; finished Jan 5 2019. Entered ATL March 6 2019 for C+ installation; finished March 10 2019.
N863DA 7004 - Entered Feb 17 2018; finished June 6 2018. Entered ATL Feb 17 2019 for C + installation; finished March 3 2019.
N864DA 7005 - Entered Sept 18 2018; finished Oct 22 2018. Entered ATL March 3 2019 for C+ installation; finished March 7 2019.
N865DA 7006 - Entered Nov 16 2018; finished Dec 18 2018. Entered ATL Feb 21 2019 for C + installation; finished Feb 27 2019.
N866DA 7007 - Entered Oct 24 2018; finished Nov 27 2018. Entered ATL Jan 28 2019 for C + installation; finished Feb 16 2019.
N867DA 7008 - Entered Feb 4 2019: finished March 11 2019. Entered ATL March 25 2019 for C + installation; finished March 30 2019.

777-200LR: 4/10 7CB
N701DN 7101 - Entered Sept 14 2019; est. completion Oct 15 2019.
N702DN 7102 - To be modded in the Fall/Winter 2019.
N703DN 7103 - Entered Oct 18 2019; est. completion Nov 20 2019.
N704DK 7104 - Entered April 4 2019; finished May 4 2019...C+.
N705DN 7105 - Entered Feb 25 2018; finished March 28 2019...C+.
N706DN 7106 - Entered Sept 6 2018; finished Nov 1 2018. Entered ATL for C + installation March 1 2019; finished March 14 2019.
N707DN 7107 - Entered March 23 2019; finished April 23 2019...C+.
N708DN 7108 - To be modded in the Fall/Winter 2019.
N709DN 7109 - To be modded in the Fall/Winter 2019.
N710DN 7110 - To be modded in the Fall/Winter 2019.

Delta confirms first route with 777 offering Delta One Suites, Premium Select, Comfort+ and Main Cabin: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delt...nces-marc.html
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Old Nov 19, 17, 9:55 pm
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777 D1 Suite PS + Comfort+ 7HD/7HB/7CD/7CB

Has there been any news on when this will begin?
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Old Nov 20, 17, 6:50 am
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January is what I've heard.
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Old Nov 20, 17, 10:50 am
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Didn't think it was that soon... I don't recall seeing anything about what the updated seating config will be either except for some speculation back in May based on an initial filing from Delta for 28J/48P/220Y

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Old Nov 20, 17, 12:53 pm
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Didn't think it was that soon... I don't recall seeing anything about what the updated seating config will be either except for some speculation back in May based on an initial filing from Delta for 28J/48P/220Y
What I heard is that bird one will go in in January, but it's expected to take 3+ months for the firt one to get done. But that's just rumor mill. Take it for what it's worth.
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Old Nov 20, 17, 1:50 pm
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Y'all know I can be a pretty big DL cheerleader. That said, I don't understand the fascination with Delta's "Suites". Anyone who has flown a true suite product (I have on SQ, EK, 9W, and CZ) can see this isn't even close. It's just the same lie-flat (with legs going under armrest in front) and a small sliding door. By the looks of it, and admittedly, I have not yet flown it, I don't see any advantages to it compared to what is now Delta One.
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Old Nov 20, 17, 7:08 pm
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People like to get excited about things that make them feel special or like they are flying something truly unique. Calling the DL suites is pathetic, but, its what they have chosen as marketing and many, many people dont know better. It allows people to brag about flying in a "suite" when many will never fly on something like an EK or SQ Suite that is truly where the terminology began and belongs.
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Old Nov 20, 17, 11:50 pm
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It's got more storage space than any other D1 seat (or any Polaris seat or any AA seat). It's got a bigger tv than any other D1 seat (or Polaris/AA).

The 777 seats are starting to show their age. To me, a brand new suite is a clear upgrade over the current 777 D1 seat.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 6:29 am
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More storage than the 747 D1 seat?

Agree the 777 seats are old and need a refresh. Just crappy that the J cabin is being reduced even more down to 28 seats.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 8:06 am
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Originally Posted by DLATL777 View Post
People like to get excited about things that make them feel special or like they are flying something truly unique. Calling the DL suites is pathetic, but, its what they have chosen as marketing and many, many people dont know better. It allows people to brag about flying in a "suite" when many will never fly on something like an EK or SQ Suite that is truly where the terminology began and belongs.

Agreed. The "door" doesn't make it better. It just makes it a door. This product is not a "suite" by any definition. I guess Barnum was right...there's one born every minute. If DL can get a product premium out of it, good for DL. Something tells me that those who know better are unwilling to pay above-and-beyond D1 pricing for it. Just flew the 9W suite last week. Amazing space.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 8:11 am
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Agree the 777 seats are old and need a refresh. Just crappy that the J cabin is being reduced even more down to 28 seats.
But I'm very glad that DL is adding a true premium economy cabin. Let's see what they do with that extra 10 inches of cabin width in PS. Each seat could gain an inch of width, which would put PS on the 777 at 19.5" seat width, and that would be nicer.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 8:43 am
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Originally Posted by bubbashow View Post
Y'all know I can be a pretty big DL cheerleader. That said, I don't understand the fascination with Delta's "Suites". Anyone who has flown a true suite product (I have on SQ, EK, 9W, and CZ) can see this isn't even close. It's just the same lie-flat (with legs going under armrest in front) and a small sliding door. By the looks of it, and admittedly, I have not yet flown it, I don't see any advantages to it compared to what is now Delta One.
Except you forget that all those amazing SQ, EK, EY, etc. Suite products are based on First Class, not Business Class, so it's not exactly a fair comparison. As much as I love SQ, even its latest product doesn't feature doors in Business Class.
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Old Nov 21, 17, 1:21 pm
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I'm booked in J on the 777 NRT-ATL in June... it would be such a wonderful surprise to finish out the trip on in a D1 Suite C'mon DL, give the ATL-NRT route some love!
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Old Nov 21, 17, 10:35 pm
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Originally Posted by fly747first View Post
Except you forget that all those amazing SQ, EK, EY, etc. Suite products are based on First Class, not Business Class, so it's not exactly a fair comparison. As much as I love SQ, even its latest product doesn't feature doors in Business Class.
Correct. I don't care about what its called, I just know that I live in Sydney, have a few hundred thousand SkyMiles to burn and don't want to fly in the ole crappy 777 seat again. Hence this topic .
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Originally Posted by nichojo View Post
Correct. I don't care about what its called, I just know that I live in Sydney, have a few hundred thousand SkyMiles to burn and don't want to fly in the ole crappy 777 seat again. Hence this topic .
Granted, I have only ever flown the 777 Business class domestically (mostly from ATL to the West Coast), but what makes it so crappy?

I do not find it uncomfortable to sit in, though admittedly I have never tried sleeping in it.

Is it the age of the seat or position of the seat?

I am contemplating taking a flight in DELTA One on a 777 and am curious as to what makes it less desirable as I do have some other comparable options that I could choose.
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Originally Posted by kdavis527 View Post
I'm booked in J on the 777 NRT-ATL in June... it would be such a wonderful surprise to finish out the trip on in a D1 Suite C'mon DL, give the ATL-NRT route some love!
it's like putting whipped cream on dung and calling it chocolate mousse. It's a same-old, same-old feet under the armrest business class seat with a half "door"that further reduces space. It is not a "suite" by any stretch of the definition in the airline business. For a site that is so uber-critical of everything Delta marketing, a lot of you (I guess you've never seen the real thing) have bought this hook, line, and sinker.
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