Delta 747 BusinessElite Lands at Grand Central – Japan Week

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Japan Week launched today in New York City with exhibition halls in Grand Central Station featuring a Delta 747-400 Business Elite seat with pilot tuck-in service, swag, and a contest for a trip for two, in economy, to Japan.

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Mock-up BusinessElite seat

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Testing the Business Elite seat

I saw the press release and decided to pop up during my lunch hour, coinciding with the kick-off event. There are numerous booths from featuring Japanese companies, food (no free samples) and tourism.

Delta had quite a crew out there, including 6’5″ Tyler, familiar to regular passengers on the JFK-NRT route for his superlative Japanese language skills.

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Flight crew working the train station

Delta Japan Week 03

Checking for the 2015 Award Chart

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Swag drawers

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USB reader with Group 1 partners

Japan Week runs March 6-8 and includes meal offers tied in with NY Restaurant week, see the official Japan Week website for more details.

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Mock-up bar

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Confectionery art

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Rapid Travel Chai
8 years ago

@Joey – the swag giveaway seemed a bit haphazard, I don’t think they would give out amenity kits to everyone, most booths had nothing for free, like the food ones all require cash. I did ask for an USB hub and will do a blog giveaway on it.

8 years ago

I recall you telling us you have status with Delta. Did they give you any of the swag in from the drawers?

8 years ago

Pretty neat! I’ll stop by today after work.

Points, Miles & Martinis
Points, Miles & Martinis
8 years ago

Looks cool! Are they suppose to be in grand central tomorrow as well?

Rapid Travel Chai
8 years ago

@Points, Miles & Martinis – they will be there through Saturday, I am not sure how big a crew they will have, I happened to show up for the kick-off with the press buzzing around so they have a lot of Delta people around.

8 years ago

Looks like they couldn’t find the 2015 Award Chart either!