Air France takes delivery of its ninth (and last) Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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Air France and its two new Boeing 787s

On May 18, one month after the arrival of the eighth Boeing 787, Air France took delivery of the latest addition to its fleet: the company’s ninth Boeing 787 to arrive at its Paris-Charles de Gaulle hub.

This new aircraft, which is also the Air France-KLM group’s 22nd Boeing 787, marks an ambition to pursue Air France’s fleet modernisation. The aircraft will spend a few days in the hands of professionals from the Air France Industrial Division before operating its first commercial flights.

14 destinations served by Dreamliner

For the 2019 summer season, Air France’s Boeing 787s are flying customers all over the world, to Abidjan, Bamako, Bangkok, Bogota, Conakry, Detroit, Freetown, Libreville, Minneapolis Nairobi, New York – JFK, Nouakchott, Osaka and Panama City.

The best of Air France on board the Boeing 787

For Air France customers, the Boeing 787 provides a number of assets:

  • The latest Air France travel cabins – a real cocoon in the sky in the Business cabin (30 seats) and comfort for all in the new Premium Economy (21 seats) and Economy cabins (225 seats);
  • Onboard WiFi adapted to customers’ needs and expectations;
  • More comfort and space with the new Premium Economy seats;
  • Windows that are approximately 30% larger than on similar aircraft;
  • Improved air pressure and humidity levels for greater travel comfort.

A reduction in fuel consumption and noise levels

This new-generation aircraft provides a great number of operational assets including:

  • 20% less fuel consumption than previous generation aircraft;
  • A significant reduction in CO2 emissions (about 20%) as well as noise emissions.

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