THAI welcomes to start with Boeing 787-nine Dreamliner
This to start with 787-nine Dreamliner will work its to start with industrial flight on the route from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and Phuket from 23-30 September 2017, then from Bangkok to Singapore from 1 October – fifteen November 2017.
BANGKOK – Thai Airways Intercontinental Community Organization Confined (THAI) welcomed its to start with Boeing 787-nine Dreamliner aircraft at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand.
The delivery flight TG8909 departed from Boeing’s Everett Delivery Centre, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. immediately to Bangkok, Thailand on sixteen September at 21.twenty hours (nearby time) and arrived at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport on 17 September 2017 at 01.fifty five hours (Bangkok time). The special delivery flight was piloted by THAI Captain Kittivaj Mongkonpruthangkoon, Chief Complex Pilot of 787, and Captain Araya Daengchai along with co-pilot Chawanut Pradidpatanachan.
THAI has six Boeing 787-eight Dreamliner aircraft that entered its fleet as of 2014. THAI’s to start with 787-nine Dreamliner was royally bestowed the name “PHATTHANA NIKHOM”, with aircraft registration No. HS-TWA. The aircraft is equipped with Rolls- Royce Trent a thousand engines. The fruits of innovative engines, aerodynamics and composite buildings add to twenty % reduced gas use and twenty % a lot less emissions, as perfectly as a lot less sound around airport boundaries and close by communities.The Boeing 787-nine Dreamliner has extended capacity and assortment, staying twenty ft (6 meters) longer than the 787-eight, therefore it can transport additional passengers and cargo.
Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo, THAI Acting President, stated “We are delighted to deliver the new Boeing 787-nine Dreamliner gas-successful aircraft into our fleet. The Boeing 787-nine demonstrates our dedication to functioning the most technologically innovative aircraft for passenger comfort and ease. This type of aircraft is at the moment the most technologically innovative aircraft as perfectly as the most modern-day and successful aircraft, that fulfills customers’ expectations.”
Dr. Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice President of Asia Pacific and India Revenue, Boeing Business Airplanes, stated “Boeing is honored to supply the to start with 787-nine Dreamliner to Thai Airways Intercontinental. The 787-nine Dreamliner will allow for THAI to fly longer distances and to new destinations immediately from Thailand – this kind of as nonstop to North The united states – whilst giving their passengers with their remarkable onboard experience complimented by the 787 Dreamliner’s perfectly-known and liked passenger functions this kind of as the biggest window of any jet.”
THAI’s Dreamliner inside is based mostly on the Present-day Thai design and style concept, with 298 seats in a two-class cabin. Every single of the 30 Royal Silk Class seats can recline to a extended mattress in whole-flat, one hundred eighty-diploma situation. The seats are shell-typed seats, and arranged in a 1-two-1 abreast configuration permitting for privateness and simple accessibility to the aisles. The 268 Overall economy Class seats are arranged in a three-three-three abreast configuration.
THAI is happy to be the to start with airline to install 787-nine with the latest inflight amusement procedure of its variety, the Panasonic procedure eX3, for all passengers on board its Dreamliner. Royal Silk Class screens are sixteen-inch whilst Overall economy Class screens are 11-inch with monitor-swipe technological know-how, just like the swipe functions on smartphone and tablet equipment. Inflight connectivity (IFC) is mounted in the 787-nine with substantial speed Wi-Fi (Panasonic Ku band).