MAY 17 - Dubai-based airline flydubai showcased its new flatbed business-class seat configuration at the Arabian Travel Market held in Dubai. This customised offering will be available on all the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the airline's fleet. flydubai buys aircraft from Boeing with empty cabins.
The planes are then flown to a modification site, where the seats are installed. Daniel Kerrison, Vice-President, Inflight Product, flydubai, explains: "This gives us the flexibility and opportunity to use the third-party site to install customised products, such as special seats and in-flight entertainment systems."
In its business class on the new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, flydubai has launched a version of the Thompson Vantage seat that can unfold into a comfortable flatbed.