Video: The making of British Airways Boeing 777-300ER G-STBA

British Airways is taking delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER registration G-STBA.

The new aircraft will offer 297 seats in a four class configuration including First, Club World, World Traveller Plus and World Traveller.

G-STBA features an all-new interior including the new World Traveller (economy) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy) cabins along with a new in-flight entertainment (IFE) system featuring 230 TV programmes, 70 films and 400 CDs, plug and play technology, as well as 60 per cent bigger high-resolution screens.

The airline has ordered six of these aircraft. Three will be delivered this year, and the balance three by 2012. These aircraft are expected to operate on the Chicago, Dubai, Delhi and Mumbai routes. You can visit here for the seat plan.

This video from British Airways is a great three minute capsule on the making of a Boeing 777-300ER.

Welcome o ye BA B77W.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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