No luck for Thai Airways: the enterprise took delivery of its first Boeing 787-nine. But the conveying flight to Bangkok was interrupted due to a technological problem.
Boeing declared on September 14th delivery of the first 787-nine of Thai Airways Global (HS-TWA). The aircraft flew from Everett late in the night to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi airport. The endeavor was limited: the Dreamliner turned back again immediately after an hour of flight.
Thai Airways has confirmed the incident with no currently being in a position to specify when the aircraft will land on Thai soil. “ Because of to some technological difficulties, Thai Airways has postponed the delivery and arrival in Thailand of its Boeing 787-nine, referred to as 'Phatthana Nikhom', which was originally scheduled to arrive at Suvarnabhumi airport on Saturday 16 September 2017 around 01 am. The new calendar will be declared on the Fb web page of Thai Airways later “the airline explained on social networks.
Thai Airways did not detail the mother nature of “ technological difficulties ” but they would be due to an engine, in this scenario a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000.
Industrial commissioning is scheduled for one Oct 2017. The enterprise programs to deploy the 787-nine in the beginning to Chiang Mai, Phuket and Singapore.
By now an operator of 6 787-eight, Thai Airways expects a second and final 787-nine ahead of the conclude of the year. The new aircraft is configured bi-course for 298 passengers, like thirty in Company and 268 in Economic climate. It thus offers 34 extra seats as opposed to 787-eight (24 in Company and 240 in Economic climate). This fleet of Dreamliner is taken on leasing.
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In addition to the 6 787-eight, the Thai nationwide airline also operates 15 A330-300 Airbus, 6 A350-900, 6 A380, 10 Boeing 747-four hundred, twelve 777-two hundred / 200ER and 20-seven 777- 300 / 300ER.
Yesterday's delivery of Thai's first 787-nine HS-TWA Everett-Bangkok was minimize limited immediately after one hour due to an engine problem. New ETD TBA. pic.twitter.com/Hr7tZJKRdt
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