Thai Airways today took delivery of its second Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Mr. Areepong Bhoocha-oom, THAI Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo, THAI Acting President, presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the official delivery of THAI’s second 787-9 Dreamliner, along with Mr. Steve Adams, AerCap Vice President and Head of New Aircraft Acceptance and Delivery, Mr. Dinesh Keskar, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and India Sales, Mr. Brad Zaback, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Vice President and General Manager of 787 Program, and Mr. George Arnokouros, AerCap Vice President of Legal.
THAI’s 787-9 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 will operate its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on roundtrip flights from Bangkok to Singapore until 30 November 2017, then to and from Bangkok to Auckland, New Zealand beginning on 16 November 2017 and Bangkok to Taipei, Taiwan starting on 1 December 2017 onwards.