As the two new King Air 350 turboprops will be configured with an 11-pax, high-density seating
configuration, the RFDS will be able to carry passengers from rural and remote communities to their regional healthcare facilities.
Emirates will introduce Airbus A380s with a high-density seating
configuration to Europe later this year.
The modified 737 model will be targeted at ultra-low-cost carriers seeking high-density seating
configurations to pack in passengers on shorter flights were demand exceeds capacity, Wojick said.
All of its A330s, A340s, A380s and most of its Boeing 777s (except those serving the French overseas territories with high-density seating
configuration) are now retrofitted.
The two new King Air 350 turboprops are scheduled to be delivered with an 11-pax, high-density seating
However, Emirates has 58 A380s on order, and aviation analysts in the Gulf region believe some of these may be configured in a high-density seating
arrangement, with around 750 seats for low-cost operations.
Contract Awarded for High-density seating
configuration option for the ATR 72-600
The airline plans to use Airbus A330-300s on the route in a high-density seating
interior with up to 400 seats--34% more than normal aircraft.
The high-density seating configuration option for the ATR 72-600 aircraft has gained its certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Cebu Pacific was the first airline to select the high-density seating, in a deal for sixteen new ATR 72-600s which was announced during the Paris Airshow earlier this year.
The high-density seating
configuration option for the ATR 72-600 has won accreditation from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
The region also offers particularly strong prospects for special missions applications including air ambulance, freight, training, surveillance, high-density seating
and cloud seeding.