8 OCTOBER 2012
BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.
The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
© 2020 Business Travel News Ltd.
Thomson Airways will next year become the first leisure carrier to begin passenger operations with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. It is the lead UK operator.
Based at Luton the airline has a current fleet of nearly 60 aircraft including both the Boeing 767 and Boeing 757 for long/medium haul routes. At present there are 13 Dreamliners on order with the initial aircraft due in the first quarter 2013 with three more to follow for the summer season. Options could call for 13 more. It has now standardised on the Boeing 737-800 for its European operations.
Thomson intends to configure its aircraft to carry 291 passengers. A Premium Club cabin will seat 47 in a 2+3+2 configuration, each with a 38” pitch, and the Economy Club cabin will seat 244 in a 3+3+3 configuration, each with a 33” or 34” pitch. www.thomsonfly.com
All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum
No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?