Thai Airways International`s Board of Directors agreed in a recent board meeting, to select its new…
Thai Airways International`s Board of Directors agreed in a recent board meeting, to select its new Business and Economy Class seats for their Boeing 777-200 aircraft in accordance to a proposal put forth by the Subcommittee on Purchasing Aircraft Seats, which negotiated the price as follows: Economy Class seat selection was approved for Recaro Company and Business Class seat selection was approved for B/E Aerospace, based on two main points namely technical qualities and consideration of price.
Thai stated that the redesign of the Business and Economy Class seats on its Boeing 777-200 aircraft, of which THAI has a total of 8, will be based on a new design created for increased passenger comfort. The aircraft seat arrangement for Business Class will be 2-2-2, enabling a seat recline of 165 degrees. The Economy Class seat arrangement will be 3-3-3 replacing the 3-4-3 seat arrangement, making travel on this aircraft type more comfortable and spacious for passengers.
Completion of the seat refurbishment is expected to be within 12-15 months.
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