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Pajamas are the latest extra for Delta business travelers

A passenger sleeps in a Delta One lie-flat seat on a Boeing 757-200ER (75S). Delta will soon give pajamas to Delta One passengers.

A passenger sleeps in a Delta One lie-flat seat on a Boeing 757-200ER (75S). Delta will soon give pajamas to Delta One passengers.

(Delta Air Lines)

How can you tell who the business-class travelers are on Delta’s long-haul flights?

They’re the ones wearing pajamas.

Delta Air Lines has announced that starting in March it will give passengers on its elite business-class section gray cotton sleepwear on flights from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia, and from L.A. to Shanghai.

The PJs make sense because nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Sydney or L.A. to Shanghai can last up to 15 hours.

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In the business-class section, known as Delta One, passengers can sleep in lie-flat seats with a white comforter and hypoallergenic, down-alternative pillow.

Changing into the pajamas is not a problem because Delta One passengers get access to extra large onboard bathrooms. The price for such comfort: about $11,000 to $17,000 each way to either Sydney or Shanghai.

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