Thai Airways takes delivery of second B787-9 Dreamliner

-A Monitor Report 16 Nov, 2017  |    -      +
Bangkok : Thai Airways has taken delivery of its second Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, royally bestowed the name "Phrom Buri" under aircraft registration No. HS-TWB.

Areepong Bhoocha-oom, THAI Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Usanee Sangsingkeo, THAI Acting President, presided over the ribbon cutting ceremony for the official delivery of THAI's second B787-9 Dreamliner.

Steve Adams, Vice President and Head of New Aircraft Acceptance and Delivery, AerCap, Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Brad Zaback, Vice President and General Manager of 787 Programme, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and George Arnokouros, Vice President of Legal, AerCap, were also present.

Thai Airways' Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner is equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines and has a total of 298 seats in a two-class cabin that consist of 30 Royal Silk Class seats that can recline 180-degrees to full-flat bed and 268 Economy Class seats.

Special features include wider windows and electromagnetic windows shades.

Thai Airways will operate its Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner on roundtrip flights from to Singapore until November 30, then to and from to Auckland, New Zealand beginning on November 16 and to Taipei, Taiwan starting on December 1, onwards.

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