Delta Airlines got approval to purchase Northwest Airlines in 2008. Since then they’ve gotten rid of a bunch of things I liked about Northwest including their Japan Award booking site, their award booking engine, cookies, and a number of other things. But you can still feel at home in an old Northwest Airlines plane if you find one on occasion.
How To Tell You Are On Northwest Airlines Plane In First Class Seat
On a prior flight in First Class seat 1A I was able to see a few things that reminded me I missed Northwest Airlines, and a few reasons why I like the new Delta Airlines.
The First Class Bulkhead foot cutout. You’ll find this on some of the old Northwest Airlines planes. That is a cut out for your feet to rest when sitting in First Class bulkhead seats.
But I don’t miss the no access to power adapters in First class. I can’t wait to find Power adapters when Delta finally upgrades more of their fleet to my favorite aircraft, the 737-900ER.
But one thing remains, Delta has and will continue to have the best complimentary drink in the Sky as long as they serve Woodford Reserve. I can’t remember what kind of Bourbon Northwest Airlines served. Do you?
Maybe a few of these and I would have remembered. Do you?
And who knew, we are celebrating 75 years of smiles in the aisles with Delta Flight attendants this month. Cheers to all you flight attendants out there providing great new Delta service in the skies.