Airline News - Africa / Middle East.


New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Airline News Africa / Middle East) Oct 20, 2013

Kenya Airways, Boeing Kenya Airways introduces Boeing 777-300ER service. When Kenya Airways' (KQ) new Boeing 777-300ER arrives in just about three weeks from now, it will bring with it a range of new features and innovations unheard of in Africa. A sneak preview allowed some insight into the new features, ready to share them before passengers will actually be able to enjoy them once the aircraft will enter commercial service. The Kenya Airways 777-300ER will carry 400 passengers, 372 in economy and 28 in business, are for sure in for the ride of their lives when they take to the air from Nairobi come mid-November. Both business class and economy class will get a completely new line of seats installed, in economy giving a double recline with back rest and seat moving in opposite directions to create the feeling of more space while a passengers rest. In business class Kenya Airways will have a new cabin introducing the latest technology flat-bed seats, wider and longer than the present generation in use across the long haul fleet. The jet will offer inflight connectivity as Kenya Airways is launching with the new bird a new age with "Sky Surf." The system is set to come on line once the aircraft reaches 10.000 feet altitude and switches off prior to landing once the descent takes the bird below that flight level. All portable devices, lap tops, tablets, iPads and smart phones can capture the signal and USB charging ports are...

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