ANA receives first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Posted on 30 Apr 2019 and read 956 times
) has delivered the first of three 787-10 airplanes to ANA (All Nippon Airways), the original launch customer of the 787 Dreamliner.
With this milestone delivery, ANA becomes the first airline in Asia to operate the entire Dreamliner family.
A stretched version of the popular 787-9, the 787-10 has 330 seats in a standard two-class configuration, while setting new benchmarks for fuel efficiency and operating economics (with 25% lower fuel consumption per seat).
Shinya Katanozaka, president and CEO of ANA Holdings Inc, said: “Over the past several years, the Boeing 787 has formed the backbone of our world-class fleet; today, we are excited to introduce the latest member of the Dreamliner family, the 787-10.
"The added capacity of the 787-10 provides our passengers with the most innovative and memorable flying experience, while also delivering the lowest operating cost per seat and tremendous efficiency overall.”
Boeing vice-president Ihssane Mounir said: “ANA is one of the most respected and globally renowned airlines in the industry, and we are honoured to partner with it on yet another 787 milestone.
“We continue to support ANA as it moves forward with its plan to operate one of the youngest and most efficient wide-body fleets in the world, which now includes the entire 787 family and will soon include the new 777X.”