13 MARCH 2017

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Article from BTNews 13 MARCH 2017

Korean brings 747-8i to Heathrow

Heathrow will have its first sight of Boeing’s B747-8i in commercial service later this month when Korean Air brings in a mixed fleet on its daily London – Seoul route, with both the A380 and the newest 747 in operation.

The new 747-8 Intercontinental features advanced wing and engine design and has a new Dreamliner inspired interior. Korean says it can go further and carry more passengers than any previous 747.

The aircraft, of which Korean has seven in the fleet with another three due to be delivered by the end of next year, is also said to be cleaner, quieter, and more fuel-efficient. 

The airline also has 10 environmentally friendly A380s, each with a three-class layout and 407 seats, with the upper deck designed specifically for Business Class. Korean’s A380 also features a duty-free display and a choice of bars on each floor.

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “We’re always delighted when the newest aircraft join the Heathrow fleet and the Korean Air 747-8i is no exception. 

“As the first of its type at Heathrow and packed with innovative technology, the aircraft will make a tangible difference in helping Heathrow to become a cleaner and quieter airport while giving our passengers a top-notch inflight experience.”

www.koreanair.com 

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