EL AL lifted the veil on the community and the cabins of its long term Boeing 787.
The Israeli corporation confirmed on this event that the 1st of the Dreamliner requested would arrive following August . A 2nd aircraft will sign up for the fleet ahead of the close of 2017. The following fourteen aircraft will be sent progressively until 2020. EL AL strategies to introduce a 787 each quarter to change its ageing Boeing 767-300ER and 747-400
As of September 2017, the new long-haul will fly to Europe and then, from late October, to North The usa and Asia, explained to Reuters the corporation. The web page The Jewish Press thinks that London-Heathrow will be its 1st location, ahead of New York-Newark later on this calendar year and Hong Kong from 2018.
EL AL's 787-8 and 787-nine will be configured with 3 classes of provider. They will be the 1st aircraft in the fleet to have a High quality Overall economy, intermediate among the Enterprise and Overall economy classes. The cabins were built by the British cupboard PriestmanGoode.
The 787-nine in individual will acquire 32 seats of Enterprise course, transformable into beds of two meters in duration. The chairs will be arranged in rows of 1-two-1, enabling entry to the corridor for each passenger.
The High quality Overall economy will have 28 seats put in in rows of seven front (two-three-two) with a pitch (spacing) of 38 inches or ninety six centimeters. The Overall economy course will supply 222 seats in rows of nine front (three-three-three) with a pitch of 31 inches or 79 centimeters.
The Panasonic amusement method will be obtainable to each seat by contact screens (sixteen inches in Enterprise course). The system consists of a hundred and fifty movies, American and Israeli series, new music albums, game titles, location data, an interactive 3D map of the flight plan, or a passenger chat method.
Wi-Fi community connectivity will be readily available “ shortly ,” the corporation reported. Last but not least, each seat will be outfitted with USB and electrical sockets to recharge personal electronic equipment.
According to Boeing, the 787-nine, with a capacity of 282 seats, will allow EL AL to cut fuel prices on Tel Aviv – New York immediate flights by 47% in contrast to the 747 it operates now, hui.
It should really be remembered that the airline primarily based at Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion airport is an all-Boeing operator, with a fleet of fifteen 737-800 (such as UP and Solar d'Or subsidiaries), eight 737- 900, six 747-400, seven 767-300ER and six 777-200ER.