The Spanish firm Air Europa has just taken shipping of its eighth and past Boeing 787-eight, concluding the initial section of renewal of its lengthy-haul fleet.

The plane registered EC-MPE (MSN 36418) took off on twenty June from Seattle to Madrid-Barajas airport, where it will get there tomorrow morning right after a non-end flight. Industrial entry is scheduled for Friday 23 June in Lima. The cash of Peru will grow to be a new spot for Air Europa network 787

SkyTeam member firm has preferred a bi-class configuration for its 787-eight, letting to carry up to 296 passengers together with 22 in Small business and 274 in Overall economy. The equipment are equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity.

It took a yr and 3 months to Air Europa to receive the eight 787-eight ordered. The firm is the initial in Spain to have the Dreamliner with the ambition of “ becoming the reference firm between Europe and The united states “. On the American continent, the 787-eight is now deployed to Miami, Bogota, Santo Domingo, Buenos Aires, Havana and shortly Lima.

Immediately after this most recent addition, Air Europa will continue to modernize its lengthy-haul fleet. The firm announces in a assertion the progressive arrival of fourteen Boeing 787-9 between 2018 and 2022, two of which following yr. The Dreamliner are supposed for the substitution of the Airbus A330-two hundred and A330-300.

The small and medium-haul fleet is also staying renewed, with shipping of 3 Boeing 737-800 NG this yr and 3 more in 2018. These equipment will be equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity “ Gate-to-gate “, a streaming enjoyment method and USB sockets for all seats to demand own electronic equipment.

As of 2020, the airline division of the vacationer group Globalia will begin to receive its twenty Boeing 737 MAX. At the stop of this transition interval, it will grow to be an operator “ all Boeing “.

Picture: Air Europa initial 787-eight – © Boeing

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