Thai Airways has taken supply of its 1st
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
The supply flight TG8909 departed from
Boeing’s Everett Shipping and delivery Centre, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
right to Bangkok, Thailand on sixteen September at 21:twenty hours
(community time) and arrived at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport on seventeen
September 2017 at 01:55 hours (Bangkok time).
The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, run by
Rolls-Royce Trent one thousand engines, is twenty feet (six meters) for a longer period than
the 787-8, enabling it
to have far more passengers and cargo.
The plane has 298 seats in a two-course cabin.
Each of the thirty Royal Silk Course seats can recline to a extensive bed in
comprehensive-flat, one hundred eighty-diploma posture. The shell seats are organized in a
1-two-1 abreast configuration permitting for privacy and simple accessibility
to the aisle. The 268 Economic climate Course seats are organized in a three-three-three
Thai Airways is the 1st airline to install the
Panasonic eX3 in-flight enjoyment method on a Boeing 787-9.
Royal Silk Course monitors are sixteen inches huge while Economic climate Course
has 11-inch monitors with screen-swipe technological know-how. Inflight connectivity
(IFC) is also set up on the 787-9 with superior velocity Panasonic
Ku band Wi-Fi.
Sangsingkeo, THAI Acting President, stated, “We are delighted to
deliver the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner gasoline-productive plane into
our fleet. The Boeing 787-9 demonstrates our commitment to
functioning the most technologically advanced plane for passenger
ease and comfort. This sort of plane is currently the most
technologically advanced plane as properly as the most modern-day and
productive plane, that fulfills customers’ anticipations.”
This 1st 787-9 Dreamliner will run its
1st industrial flight on the route from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
and Phuket from 23-thirty September 2017, then from Bangkok to
Singapore from 1 Oct – fifteen November 2017.
After the supply
of the second 787-9 plane, Thai Airways will run roundtrip flights
from Bangkok to Auckland, New Zealand and Bangkok to Taipei,
Taiwan starting on sixteen November 2017.
Dr. Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice President of Asia Pacific and India
Profits, Boeing Business Airplanes, stated, “Boeing is honored to
produce the 1st 787-9 Dreamliner to Thai Airways International.
The 787-9 Dreamliner will let Thai to fly for a longer period distances and
to new places right from Thailand – these as nonstop to
North The united states – while supplying their passengers with their
outstanding onboard experience complimented by the 787
Dreamliner’s properly-recognised and liked passenger attributes these as the
largest window of any jet.”
The plane, registration no. HS-TWA, has been
royally bestowed the title “PHATTHANA NIKHOM”.