Aeromexico Unveils First 787-9 Dreamliner Interior

By Jesse Sokolow on 21 October 2016
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DSC_0051Aeromexico announced that it took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The aircraft is named Quetzalcoatl, which means Feathered Serpent, after the deity of its pre-Hispanic history.

The plane is outfitted with 274 seats in a two-cabin layout. The aircraft has 36 lie-flat seats in business class arranged in a 1-2-1 configuration, and each seat has an ” touchscreen monitor with over 200 hours of entertainment options.

The aircraft’s economy cabin has 238 seats, each with 11” touchscreen monitors.

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the second member of the Dreamliner family to be produced.  Similar to the 787-8, the stretch variant of the high-tech jet uses 20% less fuel and produces 20% fewer emissions than similar-sized airplanes.

Compared to the original, the 787-9 is 20’ (six meters) longer, has greater capacity, and has a range of 8,300 nautical miles (15,372 kilometers), while the 787-8 is limited to 7,850 nautical miles (14,500 kilometers).

Aeromexico said that it plans to deploy the aircraft on its Amsterdam, London, Madrid, New York, Paris, Santiago, Shanghai, and Tokyo routes in the near future. The carrier also said that it will take delivery of two additional 787-9 Dreamliners by the end of this year.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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