We are waiting to understand where Boeing is going", before taking a decision to engage in the development of a five-abreast
aircraft, he explains.
The twinjet features an advanced cockpit and avionics comparable to a Boeing 777, as well as a "big airplane" passenger feel with wide, five-abreast
seating and large overhead storage bins.
It can look at crowds of pedestrians walking five-abreast
, Reinpoldt said.
Featuring the latest in system technologies and aerodynamics, the five-abreast
CSeries aircraft family is specifically designed to meet the growing needs of the 100- to 149-seat mainline commercial airliner market, which is estimated at 6,300 aircraft over the next 20 years.
They will be configured in an 85-seat, five-abreast
A BRJ-X Airline Advisory Council was convened in Montreal during the winter as part of the market evaluation of the five-abreast
aircraft, which would be the largest offering in Bombardier's stable of commercial regional aircraft.
Bombardier, Embraer Bombardier Commercial Aircraft president Gary Scott says he is not surprised that Embraer is eyeing possible development of a five-abreast
aircraft and believes such studies further endorse the Canadian airframer's own decision to provide a five-abreast
aircraft optimized for the 100- to 145-seat market.
Click's 717 fleet will be configured to carry 104 passengers with 20 in Mexicana Elite class, with two-by-two seating, allowing all passengers to enjoy either aisle or window seats, and 84 in tourist class where the five-abreast
, wide leather seats will appeal to travelers.
The new class of aircraft, the first five-abreast
configuration for a Bombardier regional airliner, will be known as the BRJ-X Series.
CSeries aircraft -- launched on July 13, 2008 -- are specifically designed to meet the growing needs of the 100- to 149-seat commercial aircraft market category, estimated by Bombardier Aerospace at 6,300 aircraft representing more than $250 billion US revenue over the next 20 years.
These powered, "variable-geometry" seats easily can be converted from standard six-abreast economy seating rows to a more spacious five-abreast
business-class configuration, enabling SAS to tailor its service more precisely to meet passenger needs.
The BAe 146-200 jets will offer five-abreast
seating to provide business class comfort for our passengers.