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Loo(k) For A View

This is only for those who love to look at the rolling clouds at 30,000 ft from aircraft.

These window-addicts must have prayed a lot for more windows on planes – and even one in the toilet. Well, their prayers have been answered, courtesy US airline Delta.

Delta is the first US operator of the Airbus A220-100 that will start flying from January 31, 2019 from New York’s LaGuardia (LGA) airport to Boston Logan International and to Dallas/Ft. Worth. These flying babies will have a whole lot of new features that will make flying “experience-rich,” according to Delta. The bells and whistles will include wider seats, zippy Wi-Fi, and of course, the loo with a view that has been claimed as a first for Delta and a rarity on commercial aircraft. Of the three toilets on the plane – one in front and two at the rear – only one of the two at the back will have the prized loo.

Incidentally, the Economy class passengers, who have been forever squeezed in their seats should be happy. In addition to the special window-ed toilet, the fliers will be treated to an 18.6-inch-wide main cabin seat -- the widest among any narrowbody aircraft – along with larger overhead bins. There will be 109 seats on board, 12 will be in


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