Aeroflot Receives Two New 777’s with Retrofitted Cabin

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LONDON – On February 4, it was announced that Russian flag carrier, Aeroflot had taken delivery of two brand-new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, of which both aircraft have been retrofitted with a new and improved cabin configuration.

Both aircraft, registered as VQ-BFO and VP-BFC alike was officially handed over from Boeing to Aeroflot back in September 2021 at Boeing’s factory in Paine Field, Seattle, however, both aircraft were then subsequently stored in Hong Kong until January 2022.

The new configuration is broken into 28 Super Diamond NG business class seats, 24 Comfort class seats, and 375 Economy class seats.

The business class passengers will be treated to their own individual suites providing a high level of privacy with sliding doors and an extra armrest. It also comes with an 18.5-inch HD monitor for inflight entertainment and a 2-meter full lay-flat bed.

Whereas the economy class passengers will benefit from a seat pitch of 80cm and in comfort class a 96cm seat pitch.

Accompanying the new cabin layout, Aeroflot has rolled out its new Panasonic EX3 multimedia inflight entertainment system which was enhanced in January 2022 to feature at least 60 Russian and international film premieres as well as 40 new movie releases with an IMDb rating of 6 or above.

This will all be updated on a monthly basis. Alongside the new film choices, passengers will also be able to choose from over 5000 different pieces of video, audio, entertainment, and games with high-speed internet of up to 30 MB/sec.

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