4 June 2010 | Delta Air Lines is teaming up with YOTEL at Heathrow's Terminal 4 to offer arrivals facilities to premium passengers arriving on its services from the United States. The arrivals lounge facility is available to Delta, Air France and KLM passengers travelling in BusinessElite on Delta-operated flights, as well as Diamond and Platinum SkyMiles Medallion members and Flying Blue elite members.
Eligible passengers arriving into London Heathrow on Delta flights from Atlanta , New York -JFK, Minneapolis or Detroit , will be able to freshen up in one of YOTEL's cabins
These feature a bathroom with monsoon rain shower, a dedicated work area with free WiFi, a flat screen TV, and rest area with handmade organic beds. YOTEL is situated in the arrivals area of Terminal 4 on the mezzanine level.
We are already offering a good night's sleep to London thanks to our full flat bed seats, but our premium travellers expect the convenience of an arrivals facility after a long-haul flight, commented Armin Venencie, Delta's regional sales director for the UK , Ireland and Scandinavia . "Our partnership with YOTEL offers passengers a convenient, private and comfortable space to change before an important meeting, or freshen up before getting on the road."
"We are delighted that Delta and their airline partners have chosen YOTEL to further enhance the customer experience for their Premium passengers" said Jo Berrington, YOTEL's marketing director. Perfectly located; our innovative, stylish cabins are located just minutes away from arrivals in Terminal 4.
Delta recently announced that in partnership with Air France KLM it will add an additional daily flight between London-Heathrow and New York-JFK, effective 20 September 2010. The extra flight will expand Delta's service to the world's leading business market to three times daily on a year-round basis. Delta's flights to and from London Heathrow are operated using dedicated Boeing 767-400ER aircraft featuring Delta's new full-flat beds in BusinessElite.
As a member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, Delta also offers its premium passengers flying from Heathrow Terminal 4 access to an exclusive premium check-in area. Airside, passengers can relax in a two-level SkyTeam branded departure lounge featuring a wine bar, quiet rooms, wellness centre, shower facilities, TVs and games consoles.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With its unsurpassed global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 358 destinations in 66 countries on six continents. Delta employs more than 70,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of nearly 800 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France KLM. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 16,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam , Atlanta , Cincinnati , Detroit , Memphis , Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita.