Transaero acquired a long-haul wide-body Boeing 747-400 aircraft with an upgraded cabin on October 18th 2012, the airline’s press-service reports. AEX.ru
"The jet has a two-class cabin configuration offering 522 seats: 12 ones in business class and 510 – in the economy class. The business class cabin is equipped with cocoon-type seats, which are able to fold out at 160 degrees. They are equipped with 15.4” monitors and have a built-in back support function. Seats in the economy class cabin have a comfortable ergonomics and they are equipped with 8,9” monitors. All the chairs are trimmed with famous Italian material - Alcantara, which is usually used for trimming of expensive cars and yachts", - the airline noted.
The jet is equipped with the latest Lumexis in-flight entertainment system, which uses optic fiber and provides the passengers with HD-quality content. All the monitors are equipped with USB ports for recharging the portable electronic devices.
The aircraft will be operated on the most popular tourist routes.
"With the delivery of this Boeing 747-400 Transaero has strengthened its positions as the owner of the largest fleet of long-haul wide-body aircraft in Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe. Now the total number of jets owned by Transaero has reached 93 ones. The carrier’s fleet includes 23 Boeing 747s, 13 Boeing 777s, 15 Boeing 767s, 39 Boeing 737s and 3 Тu-214s", - the airline noted.