Month: August 2016

Following 50th Delivery, ANA Now Operates The World’s Largest Boeing 787 Fleet

Following 50th Delivery, ANA Now Operates The World’s Largest Boeing 787 Fleet

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ANA, Japan largest carrier has reached a milestone when taking delivery of its 50th Boeing 787 Dreamliner on August 17th 2016. The new aircraft was handed over by manufacturer Boeing that day at an official ceremony held at the Everett facility near Seattle, Washington state. By initiating a 50-aircraft order back in 2004, ANA become the launch customer for Boeing's new highly fuel efficient 787 type. The first aircraft delivered to the fleet; a Boeing 787-8 arrived in 2011. Subsequently the carrier has accepted another 35 Boeing 787-8 along with 14 stretched 787-9 variants. The 787-9 started being delivered from 2014. This 50th aircraft delivered is a stretched 787-9. To date the carrier has outstanding order for another 30 Boeing 787-9 plus 3 of the even larger Boeing 787-10. Curren...