Virgin Atlantic expects to start flying its new Airbus A330neo plane between London Heathrow and Boston starting in October, with Bluetooth connectivity in all cabins and the service’s “quickest ever” Wi-Fi, the airline introduced Tuesday.
The plane will embrace a newly designed Higher Class cabin, with two Retreat Suites on the entrance with a completely 6-foot-7-inch flat mattress, a 27-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth connectivity and wi-fi charging, an ottoman that doubles as an additional seat, and the flexibility for as much as 4 folks to “dine, chat or play video games in their very own non-public social area,” in accordance with the service.
As well as, the A330neo will embrace 30 new Higher Class suites, which include a completely closing door and do-not-disturb characteristic, more room and storage than the earlier Higher Class suite, a 17.3-inch touchscreen TV and temper lighting.
As with Virgin Atlantic’s Airbus A350 plane, the A330neo will embrace its social area The Loft, with area for eight folks and a self-service fridge and drinks dispenser.
The plane’s Premium cabin can have 46 seats with a 38-inch pitch, and passengers additionally can have an in-seat wi-fi charging pad, calf rests, and a 13.3-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth audio. The up to date Economic system cabin can have extra storage and AC energy and USB ports. The cabin shall be composed of 28 Economic system Delight seats with 34-inch pitch, and 156 Economic system Traditional seats with 31-inch pitch.
Tickets for the London-Boston flights on the A330neo are to go on sale later in July. Virgin Atlantic additionally expects to take supply of three A330neo plane from September 2022, with as much as 13 extra to be delivered between 2023 and 2026. The A330-900neos are designed to be 11 % extra fuel- and carbon-efficient than the A330-300 plane they’re changing, in accordance with the service.