Delta launches new aircraft featuring bigger seats with flight from NYC to Boston

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Delta Air Lines flew the nation's first Airbus A220 on Thursday when it's inaugural flight took off from New York.

The 109-seat aircraft, which features wider seats and more comfort in the cabin, took off from LaGuardia Airport and landed in Boston.

The new plane is part of a trend of airlines giving high-paying passengers more room and comfort on smaller jets.

In addition to the wider seats, the A220 will feature high speed WiFi, bigger luggage bins and even a window in the bathroom.

The plane will eventually dominate routes from LaGuardia to Boston, Dallas, Houston and Minneapolis.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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