The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner Kenya Airways in flight

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner Kenya Airways has started test flights and is preparing for delivery (photo / video)

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On 6 March 2014, the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner (5Y-KZA) Kenya Airways has started the test flights. It took off in fog and low visibility from Boeing's base in Seattle, United States.

Kenya Airways has 9 Boeing 787 ordered plus 4 options, the first to be received on 4 in April. They will replace older Boeing 767 aircraft. The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner (5-KZA) will operate flights on regional routes, beginning in mid-April 2014, following the first long-haul flight to Paris CDG, starting with 3 June 2014.

KQ112 NBO 22: 45 - 06: 20 + 1 CDG 788 - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
KQ113 CDG 10: 55 - 20: 25 NBO 788 - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft operated by Kenya Airways will be configured in two classes: 30 seats in Business Class and 204 seats in Economy Class. Kenya Airways will be the second African carrier with the 787 Dreamliner in the fleet, according to Ethiopian Airlines.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Kenya Airways - flight test

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Kenya Airways - presentation

(photo: http://airchive.com/)

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