All Nippon Airways (ANA) has taken delivery of
the first of three Boeing 787-10 airplanes.
With this milestone delivery, ANA becomes
the first airline in Asia to operate the entire Dreamliner family.
As a stretch of the popular 787-9, the 787-10
carries a total of 330 seats in a standard two-class
configuration, adding about 40 more passengers, while setting new
benchmarks for fuel efficiency and operating economics.
“Over the past several years, the
Boeing 787 has formed the backbone of our world-class fleet and
today we are excited to introduce the latest member of the
Dreamliner family, the 787-10,” said Shinya Katanozaka, President
and CEO of ANA. “The added capacity of the 787-10
provides our passengers with the most innovative and memorable flying experience, while also delivering the lowest operating cost
per seat and tremendous efficiency overall.”
This delivery marks the 67th Dreamliner to join
ANA’s fleet of 36 787-8s and 30 787-9s, the largest 787 fleet in
ANA plans to operate
the 787-10 on its popular Tokyo-Singapore