British Airways is scheduled to take delivery of
its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020.
The airline has ordered twelve 787-10 Dreamliners, with six arriving in 2020.
The first to arrive will be used on BA’s
flights Atlanta from February 2020.
The four-class aircraft will feature an
eight-seat First Class cabin, with the airline’s newest First seat which
is currently also available on its 787-9 Dreamliner.
also comes fitted with British Airways’ recently unveiled business
class seat Club Suite, in a 48-seat forward-facing Club World
cabin. The World Traveller Plus cabin will offer 35 seats and the
World Traveller cabin will have 165 seats.
Alex Cruz, British Airways Chairman
and CEO, said, “The delivery of our first 787-10 aircraft marks
another significant milestone in our £6.5bn customer investment
plan. The aircraft delivers a 25 per cent reduction in CO2
emissions compared to the aircraft it replaces, another step
towards our commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2050. It
will also offer greater comfort for our customers, as it features
our latest generation seats in all cabins.”
The Boeing 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage
which allows the pressure to be maintained at a lower level in the cabin. The internal cabin altitude is the equivalent of 6,000ft,
offering a better level of humidity, reducing the drying effect of
the cabin air, so customers arrive feeling more refreshed. The
aircraft is also more fuel efficient and quieter than its