All Nippon Airways says it will swap 15 of its current order of 55 standard-sized 787-8 twin-engine jets for the stretched 787-9 version and indicates it will fly both models with high-density seating for domestic routes. “The model will meet the increasing need for 400-seat-capacity aircraft for domestic routes, and will further improve the flexibility of our fleet and network planning,” the airline says. Boeing says the 206-ft.-long 787-9 is sized to carry 250-290 passengers in a ...
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