"Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying." - Neil Armstrong
[AVIORADAR PRESENTS] Turkish Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Written by Ivo Gračanin.
The Turkish national flag carrier had placed 25 firm + 5 optional orders in 2018 for the 787-9 Dreamliner, which will be gradually added to its expanding fleet between 2019 and 2023.
The first Dreamliner arrived in the Turkish Airlines fleet last year, and 11 aircraft have been delivered to them to date.
Turkish Airlines’ Dreamliner has a seating capacity for 300 passengers, including 270 economy class seats and 30 business class seats.
The lighting scenarios are drawing inspiration from the colourful sunsets of Turkey’s central Cappadocia region and idyllic turquoise beaches, a modern, traveller-friendly 1-2-1 layout offers all aisle access to Business Class passengers, enhanced privacy panels, personal closed stowage space, self-care mirror and wide cocktail table maximizes space to offer ultimate comfort and introduces a privileged experience. Forty-four-inch legroom and a 180° full flat 76-inch seat bed length are provided for each of the 30 seats. Increased seclusion comes from the adjustable privacy panel between the paired middle seats and newly designed seat shell, while an 18-inch HD video display and touchscreen remote control raise the entertainment offering.
Economy class seat offers Turkish Airlines passengers a pleasant journey with 12 inch HD screens in first 6 aircrafts and 13 inch HD screens after, new functional literature pocket design, 6 inch recline and 31 inch legroom.
You can see what the cabin of the Turkish Dreamliner looks like in the following photos: