[HD video below]
Thai Airways International has taken delivery of the first of
brand new Boeing 777-300ERs being leased from Singapore's BOAC.
The new B777-300ER aircraft, which you can see
in the short HD video below, features Thai Airways' new cabin
interior design, IFE system and seats. The aircraft is the first
in the airline's 2011-2017 corporate plan for aircraft
acquisition, and will replace less fuel efficient decommissioned
Thai Airways will operate the Boeing 777-300ER
daily between Bangkok and Narita, Tokyo; and once the second
arrives sometime in October 2012, on the Bangkok-Seoul-Los Angeles
and Bangkok-Brussels routes.
The new Thai Airways International Boeing
777-300ER can accommodate up to 348 passengers in a two-class
In Royal Silk Class, the 42 seats - in a 1-2-1 -
layout recline 180 degrees, have an 87-inch pitch and a 20-inch
width. The seats are staggered for easy access and comfort. The
inflight entertainment system, that offers 100 movies, 150
documentaries, 500 CD albums and 60 games, can be enjoyed on
personal 15-inch screens.
Economy Class passengers can enjoy the same IFE
system on 10.6-inch screens. The 306 seats in Economy Class
have a 32-inch pitch and an 18-inch width.
The aircraft is also fitted with
telecommunications equipment for mobile phone use inflight,
including, incoming calls, outgoing calls, SMS etc.
The airline will receive six direct-order Boeing
777-300ERs (in addition to the eight mentioned above) between
February 2014 and September 2015.
HD Video Tour of a
Brand New Thai Airways International Boeing 777-300ER