ETW STAFF – New Delhi
Air India received its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner recently. The 256-seater Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the first of the 27 B-787 Dreamliners ordered by Air India. The order also reaffirmed an over six-decade-long relationship with aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The state-of-the-art aircraft is configured to accommodate 256 seats – 18 full flat Business Class seats, with flat-bed recline and 238 Economy Class seats.
The in-flight entertainment system (Top Series i8000) is supplied by Thales–USA. The system, with large LCD display screens, designed to provide advanced features and enhancements to the passengers. It is built upon the latest generation industry standards for network architecture and technology to provide passengers with audio, video, games, entertainment and communications features better than the latest in-home capabilities.