Delta One Pre-Select Meals Are Now Available Globally

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Back in May Delta announced that customers flying in its Delta One Business Class cabins flying select routes from the US to Europe would be able to choose their meals in advance starting 1 June.

At the end of September the number of flights departing the US for Europe and offering pre-select meals was increased, a number of flights departing Europe (for the US) were added to the pre-select program, all Delta One domestic routes began offering the pre-select service and select routes between the US and Asia/Australia joined in too.

Now the rollout of Delta’s pre-select meal program is complete.

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As of 6 December 2018 Delta will finally expand its pre-select meal program to include all outbound and inbound Delta One routes, offering pre-select on flights to flyers traveling between the U.S. and Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America.

Per Delta:

Customers in eligible markets will receive an email from Delta three days prior to their flight, asking them to select their first choice meal. All that’s needed to participate is a valid email address, listed in the customer’s SkyMiles account or in their passenger record.

Pre-select will also continue to be available on domestic Delta One routes which, at the time of writing, include:

  • JFK to/from:
    • Las Vegas
    • Los Angeles
    • San Francisco
    • Seattle
  • Washington Reagan to/from:
    • Los Angeles
  • Boston to/from:
    • Los Angeles
  • Atlanta to/from:
    • Honolulu
  • Minneapolis St Paul to/from:
    • Honolulu

Note: Not all flights on the domestic routes mentioned above offer a Delta One service

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  1. This is very confusing…so it will be continued on domestic routes but then there is a note that says it’s not offered on some of the domestic D1 routes above? p.s. Doesn’t DTW-HNL offer DL1 too?

    • That information comes directly from the information provided by Delta and, I assume, it means that not all flights operating those routes are guaranteed to offer Delta One service.

      DTW-HNL doesn’t appear to be a non-stop route for Delta so if you route through LAX you don’t get Delta One while if you route through MSP (for example) you’ll get Delta One on the MSP-HNL sector.

      • interesting. thanks for the info.

        p.s. this article is interesting bc I’m booked into DL1 direct DTW-HNL in August and I just discovered that it (the direct flight) doesn’t begin until July.

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