Virgin Atlantic takes delivery of first Boeing 787-9

Credit: Courtesy, Boeing
UK carrier Virgin Atlantic Airways has taken delivery of the first of 16 Boeing 787-9s. It is the first European airline to take delivery of the 787-9. The 787 is slated to cut Virgin’s fuel costs by 21% per trip and will be a “major driver” in its financial turnaround. It will be deployed on...

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