Alba Star presents its new Boeing 737-800 wearing a revised paint scheme

Last 22nd June at Milan Malpensa, Alba Star presented its new Boeing 737-800 wearing a revised paint scheme – A touch of green on the aircraft and on the crew uniforms (photo 1photo 2) marks the new corporate identity

Boeing 737-800 – Milan Malpensa, June 2017

Alba Star Boeing 737-800 EI-IAS (cn 27992/523) “Eden” at Milan Malpensa – The green coat of paint on the tail cone adds a touch of newness still maintaining the original stylised tail logo – © MXPhotos

Alba Star - Boeing 737-800

Economy Class seats – Alba Star new Boeing 737-800 features 189 seats in a single-class configuration -The cabin has six seats for each row in a 3-3 layout – © MXPhotos

Alba Star - Boeing 737-800

The crew posing in the new Boeing 737 Next-Generation (NG) Flight Deck – In the B737 NG Flight Deck, the larger Primary Flight Display and Navigation Display are side by side – The flat panel displays are lighter, more reliable and consume less power than CRTs – The overhead panel is virtually the same since the earlier versions apart from digital AC/DC metering panel and digital Cabin Pressure Control System – © MXPhotos

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SWISS Bombardier CS300 at Milan Malpensa

Last 7th June, SWISS operated the morning service LX1612/1613 from Zurich with the airline’s first Bombardier CS300 – Bombardier C Series aircraft will replace the Avro RJ100s – SWISS is the first airline to operate both CS100s (8 aircraft) and CS300s (1 aircraft)

Bombardier C Series CS300 – Milan Malpensa, June 2017

SWISS Bombardier CS300 HB-JCA (cn 55010) approaching stand 610 at Milan Malpensa – © MXPhotos

MXPhotos would like to thank Mrs Renata Frigo, SWISS Communication and PR, and Mr Stefano Mazzola, SWISS Station Manager, for their cooperation.

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Airbus A350 scheduled services to Milan Malpensa: Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways International

Since LATAM has replaced its new Airbus A350-900s on the São Paulo-Milan Malpensa route, only two airlines currently operates scheduled services with the A350s to Malpensa: Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways International.

Singapore Airlines A350-900 at Malpensa

Singapore Airlines operates a five-weekly service Singapore-Milan-Barcelona-Milan-Singapore. Singapore Airbus A350-900s features 253 seats in a 3-class configuration: 42 Business Class seats, 24 Premium Economy Class seats and 187 Economy Class seats.

Airbus A350-900 – Milan Malpensa, April 2017

Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-900 9V-SMG (cn 062) taxiing to runway 35R at Milan Malpensa, April 2017 – © MXPhotos

Thai Airways International A350-900 at Malpensa

Thai Airways International operates a thrice-weekly service Bangkok-Milan; the connection will become four-weekly from 7th August. Thai Airbus A350-900s features 321 seats in a 2-class configuration: 32 Business Class seats and 289 Economy Class seats.

Airbus A350-900 – Milan Malpensa, April 2017

Thai Airways International Airbus A350-900 HS-THC (cn 050) landing on runway 35R at Milan Malpensa, April 2017 – © MXPhotos

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Air France Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner media event at Milan Malpensa

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – Milan Malpensa, March 2017

Air France and KLM at Malpensa – Air France B787-9 Dreamliner media event

Air France and KLM come back to Malpensa after five years; last 26th March, they started operating five daily services to Paris CDG and four daily services to Amsterdam Schipol, respectively. To celebrate the comeback, last 28th March, Air France operated the morning service from Paris with its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and held a press conference to illustrate the new flights; at the end of the press conference, the airline presented to the media its B787-9 Dreamliner.

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – Milan Malpensa, March 2017

Air France Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner F-HRBA (cn 38769/500) taxiing to runway 35L at Milan Malpensa, March 2017 – © MXPhotos

Cabin layout

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the B787 family mid-sized jetliner; the fuselage measures 63 m from nose to tail; and the fuselage cross-section is 5,49 m wide. Air France B787-9 Dreamliner features 276 seats in a 3-class configuration: 30 Business Class seats, 21 Premium Economy Class seats and 225 Economy Class seats.

Business Class

The Business Class cabin has 30 fully-flat seats (60″ pitch, 21″ width) in a 1-2-1 layout. Each seat has a 16″ HD touch screen with IFE remote in the side of the seat, privacy screen, in-seat power and double USB connectors, personal reading light and mood lighting.

Air France - Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – Business Class Seat

Business Class seat – The new Business Class offers a fully flat bed, direct access to the aisle for every passenger and a multipurpose area (desk, restaurant table, and bed) offering even greater privacy – © MXPhotos

Economy Class – Premium Economy Class

The Economy Class cabin has 225 standard seats (31″ pitch, 17″ width) in a 3-3-3 layout and the Premium Economy cabin has 21 recliner seats (40″ pitch, 19″ width) in a 2-3-2 layout; each seat has an individual 16″ HD touch screen, shared power outlets in between seats and mood lighting.

Air France - Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – Economy Class Seats

Economy Class seats – Each seat has a 16” HD touchscreen broadcasting new films, movie classics and blockbusters, concerts, documentaries, music and games – © MXPhotos

Air France - Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – Premium Economy Class Seats

Premium Economy Class seats – Each seat has an adjustable footrest and is equipped with multiple storage areas, a large tray table, in-seat power and USB connectors – © MXPhotos

Air France-KLM Group

The Air France-KLM network is organized around the hubs of Paris CDG and Amsterdam Schiphol; the Group links Europe to the rest of the world with 328 destinations in 118 countries; the fleet consist of 534 aircraft; Air France and KLM carried 93,4 million passengers in 2016; Air France-KLM Group is part of Sky Team.

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Air France and KLM return to Milan Malpensa

Air France and KLM come back to Malpensa after five years – Last 26th March, Air France and KLM started operating five daily services to Paris CDG and four daily services to Amsterdam Schipol, respectively

Airbus A320 – Milan Malpensa, August 2011

Air France Airbus A320 F-HEPB (cn 4241) landing on runway 35R at Milan Malpensa, August 2011 – © MXPhotos

Last 28th March at Milan Malpensa, Air France presented to the press its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. A detailed photo report of the cabin configuration will be soon published on the website.

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