Thomson Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner Safety Review & Interview

Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Thomson Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner Safety Review and Interview…..

On 30/7/2013 at 10.30am, the first Thomson Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner touched down at East Midlands Airport to begin commercial service to Orlando and Mexico.

Thomson Airways is the first UK airline to get the Dreamliner 787, the most environmentally friendly, economical and advanced aircraft for a generation.

Enjoy Alex Belfield’s interviews, pictures and review at EMA talking to the people behind the launch of this remarkable aircraft…..


We have Exclusive access to the cockpit of the brand new Thomson Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner to talk to Captain Phil Copnall about what makes this aircraft so special…..

This aircraft boasts the biggest legroom long haul in both Economy and Premium Economy.

Travel in Economy Club and you’ll get a 33” or 34” seat pitch – that’s more legroom in economy than BA, Virgin Atlantic, BMI and Monarch.

The Dreamliner even guarantee’s more oxygen on-board. Who knew?


Alex was at the top of the Air Traffic Control Tower when the first 787 Dreamliner landed at EMA.

Hear East Midlands Airport’s Managing Director Andy Cliffe describe the arrival of the most talked about airliner in the world….

The Dreamliner offers unique advances in technology like no window blinds, they’re automatic. You also get much larger over head bins for luggage saving any on-board battles…..


Here’s Carl Gissing from Thomson Airways in conversation before the flight explaining why Thomson were the first to agree this brand new plane in 2005.

8 years later, is he happy with the worlds newest plane?

Carl also addresses the safety issues of the 787 following recent high profile events including the fire at Heathrow.

Hear about the excitement at Thomson of getting the Dreamliner in the air as Carl celebrates their on-board comfort, innovations, comfort & hospitality….

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is 25% more economical than other aircraft in its range….


Hear the excitement of  families at check-in prior to boarding the brand new Boeing 787….

The Dreamliner brags great entertainment. All seats have their own TV screen offering games, new movies and the best of TV.

Thomson also serve Starbuck coffee on-board….tax free of course on international flights!


Enjoy the day  in pictures…..

Now, lets not forget the most important room on the plane….




We wish the Thomson Dreamliner every success!

Bon Voyage….

Recorded by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio.