The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner British Airways took off (photo / video)
On 8 June, the first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner British Airways he flew. Boeing 787-8 aircraft, registered G-ZBJB (MSN NOTHING), departed from Paine Field Airport, Everett, Washington at 16: 52 and returned to the same airport at 18: 30.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner British Airways will carry up to 214 passengers in a configuration with 3 classes: 35 seats at Club World in 2 format: 3: 2; 25 seats at World Traveler Plus in layout 2: 3: 2 and 154 seats at World Traveler in 3: 3: 3 format.
British Airways will be the first airline in Europe to operate the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from the summer of 2013. There are still European airlines with A380 or 787 Dreamliner in the fleet, but BA will be the first to own both models.
Year 2013 will bring 9 long-courier aircraft into the BA fleet. The first Boeing 787 will be delivered shortly, with another three reaching the end of the 2013. The first Airbus A380 will make its presence present in the July BA fleet, with two more being delivered in August and October. Also this fall, British Airways will receive two Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.