HAECO Hong Kong, a member of the HAECO Group, announced that it has recently accomplished cabin reconfiguration work on the first of Aeroflot-Russian Airlines (Aeroflot) Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The new cabin interior is configured to increase the aircraft’s capacity from 402 to 427 seats, including 28 Business Class seats, 24 Comfort Class seats, and 375 Economy Class seats. The seat pitch averages 80cm in Economy Class and 96cm in Comfort Class. As for Business Class, passengers can enjoy individual suite with a sliding door and an extra armrest, providing a high level of privacy. Each private suite is also fitted with an 18.5-inch HD monitor and a two-metre full-flat bed.
HAECO Hong Kong accomplished this Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) input with Boeing as a design integrator, and the aircraft is fitted with the latest generation of Panasonic eX3 in-flight entertainment system. Passengers will enjoy the new cabin interior on all popular international and domestic routes of Aeroflot. Two additional aircraft of Aeroflot’s B777-300ER fleet are scheduled to be equipped with this new interior in Q4 2021.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot ranks among the 20 largest airlines globally. In 2020, Aeroflot carried 14.6 million passengers (30.2 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries). Aeroflot holds 4-Star Airline status from Skytrax and was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe at the Skytrax World Airline Awards eight times. Aeroflot has also been awarded a five-star global airline rating by US aviation association APEX.
The HAECO Group provides a comprehensive range of products and services in Airframe, Cabin, Component, and Engine segments. The HAECO Group consists of 16 operating companies, employing around 17,000 staff in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, Europe, and the United States.