Thomson Dreamliner Information Page
The Thomson 787 Dreamliner carries 291 passengers. Premium Club will seat 47 in a 2-3-2 configuration, each with a 38” pitch, and Economy Club will seat 244 in a 3-3-3 configuration, each with an industry leading 33” or 34” pitch.
Thomson Airways will take delivery of eight Boeing 787 Dreamliners in total, these will be delivered up to May 2015. Thomson Airways will operate the Dreamliner from Manchester, East Midlands, Glasgow, London Gatwick and Birmingham from mid 2014.
The Thomson Dreamliner will speed along at around 600mph. It has a range of 8000 miles meaning it could fly from London to New York and back Non Stop. The Dreamliner is also 20% more fuel efficient than similar sized planes and creates 60% less noise.
The Thomson Dreamliner is designed for long-haul trips with a reduced cabin pressure of 6,000ft – compared to normal 8,000ft. This will hopefully leave passengers and crew less fatigued and more relaxed.
Among the Dreamliner’s features is its state of the art mood lighting, to recreate the sunrise and sunset of the customer’s destination. Also featured within the Thomson Dreamliner are, wider seats and higher humidity levels in the cabin designed, to reduce the effects of jet lag.
The Thomson Dreamliner has engines so powerful they could power two million iPods at the same time
Thomson Airways, was the first in the UK to fly the new state of the art Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of its fleet in 2013.
13 Thomson Dreamliner will join the TUI Travel fleet with airlines TUIfly Nordic, Arkefly and Jetairfly also taking delivery of this new aircraft.
What’s so special about the Thomson Dreamliner?
•The Dreamliner will offer TUI Travel customers a more enjoyable in-flight experience.
•Customers will enjoy industry-leading seat pitch in Economy Club seats, with 33” or 34” of legroom and Premium Club seat pitch of 38” gives customers even more space to relax.
•The Dreamliner will give Thomson A First Choice customers more room within the cabin, even at its lowest point, there is more than 6 ft of headroom.
•The windows on the Dreamliner are 30% larger than the size of normal aircraft windows, this will mean customers get a great view no matter where they are sitting.
•State of the art mood lighting mimics dawn and dusk, meaning customers’ bodies are more in tune with the time of day at their destination