Delta Air Lines Now Serving Free Prosecco on International Flights

holidays, Prosecco, delta airlinesThe carrier isn’t offering massive quantities of the Andre champagne ilk, so don’t expect dousing your neighbor like you just won the World Series. But the smaller bottles of Avissi Prosecco in rotation should at least give you a first-class feeling in an economy class setting.

So if you’re flying off on a whirlwind vacation to somewhere like Paris, Rome, or London, consider this your perfect toast.Getty During international flights, customers have always had the choice of complimentary beer, white and red wines plus spirits, but it’s only now that Delta have introduced Avissi Prosecco for long-haul flyers.announced in May that it would begin serving complimentary Prosecco to fliers seated in the aircraft’s first-class. Customers seated in the main cabin could order a glass of Avissi or La Marca Prosecco, but they would have to fork out $9 to do so. The deal, which began June 1, was a part of the airline’s “industry-leading culinary strategy.” 

Delta introduces prosecco on long-haul flights

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Gogo-enabled Delta flights October 1, including aircraft’s that have two or more cabins. The service, however, will not allow passengers to send text or video messages at this time. 

press release Thursday. “Offering complimentary chef-curated food and drinks throughout the flight is one of the things that sets Delta apart and we’re upping the ante again with our mini bottles of Prosecco.”

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“Sparkling wine is often the first choice for a celebration and we know how special it is for people to jet off on a trip so we wanted to bring the celebration to them,” said Lisa Bauer, Delta vice president of on-board services.

Customers of age have always had the option of choosing between beer, spirits, white wine and red wine in-flight. Prosecco, however, was only recently served to those seated in the aircraft’s first-class section for free. All passengers flying internationally, even those seated in coach, will now be able to reap the benefits of the newly enhanced alcoholic beverage list that will include the popular fizzy drink.  And thanks to Delta Air Lines, you might start making a habit of ordering Prosecco on the plane, too, after the airline announced complimentary fizz would soon be part of their in-flight services. This is excellent news.

To be fair, free Prosecco and going on holiday all in one day is pretty much the dream. When do we go?Delta has long offered gratis beer, wine and spirits on international flights, but it’s now beefing up its bevy of libations with the bubbly stuff. Lisa Bauer, Delta’s Vice President of On-Board Services, said in a statement that the airline wants to help you celebrate your vacation with the aid of clinking glasses and ample sparking wine: 

Customers have long had a choice of complimentary beer, white and red wines plus spirits throughout the aircraft but the introduction of Avissi Prosecco elevates Delta’s in-flight offering even higher.

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The Secret History of Ruinart’s Storied Champagne Caves in Reims”Sparkling wine is often the first choice for a celebration and we know how special it is for people to jet off on a trip so we wanted to bring the celebration to them,” said Lisa Bauer, Delta’s Vice President of On-Board Services.

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“Sparkling wine is often the first choice for a celebration and we know how special it is for people to jet off on a trip so we wanted to bring the celebration to them.” 

Everyone has their go-to drink order on flights — maybe a Bloody Mary, a good old-fashioned ginger ale, or a scotch on the rocks if you’re Anthony Bourdain.

It’s pretty much a rite of passage to go to a Wetherspoons before a flight no matter what time of day it is, and order a double G&T.

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