The 787-9 destined to be the first delivery was rolled out on April 5, bearing a special black Air New Zealand livery.
This article appears in the April 29 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. With first delivery of the Boeing 787-9 expected in less than three months, the airframer is ramping up its test and certification program while launch customer Air New Zealand completes preparations for the aircraft’s operational debut. A timely entry into service for the stretched version of the 787 is important for Boeing, as it has attracted significant orders and many customers are expected to ...
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