Review of Delta Air Lines flight Boston Atlanta in Economy

Airline Delta Air Lines
Flight DL 800
Class Economy
Seat 18A
Aircraft Airbus A321
Flight time 02:45
Take-off 13 Apr 17, 11:00
Arrival at 13 Apr 17, 13:45
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By 657
Published on 14th April 2017
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Thank You for reading my first FR! Please leave a comment if I did anything wrong. This the first segment of my short trip to Des Moines during my April Break. The segments are as described here.

BOS-ATL-Here 11:00 scheduled departure (11:25 actual) 1:56 scheduled arrival (actual 1:46)
ATL-DSM-Coming Soon
DSM-MSP-Coming Soon
MSP-BOS-Coming Soon

I began my journey sitting in traffic. Boston must have some of the most poorly designed airport access in the country. After going 13 miles in 55 minutes, we arrived at the airport's economy parking section. The wait for the shuttle wasn't too long and we soon made it to Delta's terminal A. Security was quick, even without TSA Pre-check.

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Delta has plenty of room to expand in the terminal they own, and their new flights to SFO and DUB will be most welcome.

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Our bird N315DN, a 4 1/2 month old Airbus A321 was waiting at gate A15 for us.

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The 30/31 inch pitch and the 18 inch width left plenty of room for my slender 5 foot ten frame.

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A 9 inch screen loaded with entertainment, as well as power ports and USB, made this flight all the more enjoyable.

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We pushed back and taxied to the runway at the number 3 position for takeoff where we started our journey to Atlanta right behind an American Airlines Boeing 757.

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The beautiful Boston skyline was visible out of the left side of the aircraft.

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I bought some earbuds for $3 and the flight attendants came by with the service, giving me both of my choices along with a cup of ginger ale. Delta's snacks are now all brand name (other than their famous biscoff cookies) and the pretzels and granola bar, though far behind most European Carriers, put them far ahead of their U.S. counterparts. The crew was very good on this flight, freely giving smiles and answering passenger's questions professionally.

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We landed in Atlanta on time and taxied to the gate.

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We parked next to a company Boeing 737-900er. The flight attendants passed by and offered my siblings and I wings, a welcome addition to my loot. I stopped by the cockpit on the way out to thank the pilots and was rewarded by receiving a card for the a320 aircraft. (Sorry-No pics). We stepped into ATL to start the next leg of our journey.
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Verdict

Delta Air Lines

9.1/10
Cabin9.5
Cabin crew9.0
Entertainment9.5
Meal/catering8.5

Boston - BOS

7.3/10
Efficiency7.5
Access4.0
Services8.5
Cleanliness9.0

Atlanta - ATL

8.0/10
Efficiency8.5
Access8.5
Services8.0
Cleanliness7.0

Conclusion

Delta provided on this flight. Great entertainment, tasty snacks, and a nice crew made this flight even sweeter than normal.

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