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Aeromexico unveils and details first Boeing 787

23-Aug-2013 8:37 AM

Aeromexico unveiled and detailed (22-Aug-2013) its recently-received first Boeing 787-8. The cabin features 32 Class Premier business class seats with 180-degree "full flat beds", as well as 211 seats with increased legroom in the economy class cabin. The IFE systems feature 16" Panasonic Elite HD screens in Class Premier, and Eco Monitor Tuch Screens in the economy class cabin. The aircraft is also equipped with Sky Interiors LED lighting. CEO Andres Conesa said, "We as Mexicans should be proud of the fact that this is the first time a domestic carrier will operate an airplane many other global carriers do not have... The competitive advantages offered by Aeromexico's Boeing 787 Dreamliner will enhance our customer service." The aircraft will be deployed on various domestic routes in Oct-2013, followed by regular Mexico City-Tokyo Narita service from 14-Oct-2013. The second and third 787-8 aircraft that the carrier will receive in 2013 will be operated on Mexico City-New York JFK and Mexico City-Paris  service from Oct-2013 and Nov-2013, respectively. [more - original PR - Spanish]