Published date : January 14,2013
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) received its second Boeing 777-300ER, with new cabin interior design and modern seats fitted with individual entertainment system.
Mr. Sorajak Kasemsuvan, THAI President, said that THAI has on order eight Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, for long haul flights across continents. This Boeing 777-300ER delivery is part of the Company’s corporate plan for aircraft acquisition and aircraft acquisition investment plan 2011-2017. These aircraft will replace the decommissioned aircraft, whereby the first Boeing 777-300ER aircraft was delivered in August 2012 and the remaining six will be delivered in 2013.
THAI’s Boeing 777-300ER can accommodate 348 passengers in a two-class configuration:
- * Royal Silk Class is fitted with 42 seats that recline 180 degrees, have 87 inch pitch, 20 inch seat width, where each seat is positioned (staggered seating) for easy access, along with 15 inch personal entertainment screen, and Audio Video On Demand (AVOD) system eX2 that offers 100 movies, 150 documentaries, 500 CD albums and 60 games.
- * Economy Class is configured with 306 comfortable seats that have 32 inch pitch and an 18 inch seat width. All economy class seats are fitted with 10.6 inch personal entertainment screens and AVOD eX2 system that offers the same number of audio and video selection as Royal Silk Class.
- * This aircraft is also fitted with telecommunication equipment for personal mobile phone use while on board (in-coming calls, outgoing calls, SMS, GPRS Data Roaming charges are according to the mobile phone’s service provider rates).