The first LAN Airlines
Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which the company will receive before
the end of the year, has exited the paint shop of the Boeing
factory in Everett, Washington, in full livery, completing the
last phase in the assembly process.
LAN will be the first
airline in Latin America to
receive this aircraft type, with the first delivery expected in
late 2012 and delivery of 32 total aircraft over the next 10
years. This represents an investment of US$3.5
billion and marks one of the largest investments in the companyís
The configuration of the cabin on the first LAN
787-8 aircraft will include 217 Economy class seats and 30 seats
for Premium Business class.
The destinations the LAN 787-8 will service
during its first year of operations will be Santiago, Chile;
Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Peru; Los Angeles, USA; Madrid,
Spain and Frankfurt, Germany. These routes will be gradually
integrated during the aircraftís first year of service.
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