Review of Delta Air Lines flight Düsseldorf Atlanta in Economy

Airline Delta Air Lines
Flight DL091
Class Economy
Seat --
Aircraft Boeing 767-400ER
Flight time 09:30
Take-off 17 Oct 17, 10:55
Arrival at 17 Oct 17, 14:25
DL   #38 out of 78 Airlines A minimum of 10 flight-reports within the past two years is required to appear in the rankings. 760 reviews
By 1230
Published on 1st November 2019

Hello Aviation Fans & Travelers! Welcome to my 3rd trip report! This review is about my flight from Düsseldorf, Germany to Atlanta, Georgia, a route which I have flown MANY times, and still, it is one of my favorite. This trip is from 2 years ago, so I thought it's about time to post a review about it. Hope you enjoy! :)

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After I had successfully passed check-in, security and passport control, I still had a couple of hours until departure. Our aircraft wasn't even there yet, so I had plenty of time to get to Terminal A and take a look at the airplanes along the way. Here is a picture of Etihad's Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with Cathay Pacific and Air Berlin in the background.

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Shortly after I had reached the terminal, my flight arrived at the gate, coming from Atlanta. While it was being prepared for its transatlantic mission back to the States, I grabbed something to eat from a nearby restaurant. My airplane for the day was a Boeing 767-400, which is the longer version of twin-engine jet airliner. It entered service with Continental Airlines in 2000 and was Boeing's first wide-body twinjet with a two-crew glass cockpit.

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Boarding started right on time and didn't take long. My favorite seat is behind the wing, so I don't care very much about the extra legroom in Economy comfort, I've always been interested in watching the aerodynamics, such as the flaps, ailerons, and spoilers operating.

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Our flight path was pretty much the same as on any of my Düsseldorf-Atlanta flights. We would leave European airspace after passing northern England and Ireland before crossing the Atlantic.

I made a video of both the gate departure and takeoff, which are posted on my YouTube channel. Feel free to check it out as well! :)

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The inflight service started with a snack and a selection of beverages. I had caught a cold overnight, so I chose a cup of tea.

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Shortly after reaching our cruising altitude, the flight attendants served lunch. I went for the Tortellini, one of my favorite foods!

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Leaving Europe somewhere over Ireland…

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As we approached the coast of Canada, we were served a light snack with a beverage. 

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Over Vermont…

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We were over West Virginia when the flight attendants served the pre-arrival snack. This time chicken & leek pie, and as a dessert, a delicious vanilla ice-cream.

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As we approached the sunny state of Georgia, the Captain announced our descent into Atlanta-Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. It was a beautiful afternoon down there, clear skies and mild temperatures.

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Deploying the spoilers to help with our descent…

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Hello Atlanta! :)

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Düsseldorf - DUS


Atlanta - ATL



It was a fantastic flight with Delta Air Lines, which will always be one of my favorite airlines to travel with! Their on-time performance is excellent and their crew is always so helpful and generous. Until next time, Delta! :)



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