Australian flag carrier Qantas has received the delivery of its last Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. This latest addition to the fleet marks a significant milestone in Qantas’ commitment to modernize its fleet.
Qantas receives last Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is a state-of-the-art aircraft, known for its advanced technology, fuel efficiency and enhanced passenger experience.
Lets have a look at the final Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner received by the airline.
The Dreamliner with Manufacturer Serial Number MSN 66078 is a 2.7 years old aircraft. It is one of the last 3 aircraft delivered to Qantas. Because of Federal Aviation Administration restricting the Boeing 787 deliveries, the airline was long awaiting deliveries of these 3 Dreamliner aircraft.
The aircraft named “Snowy River” touched dowm at Melbourne International Airport today morning.
About Qantas Dreamliners
Just like these, Qantas received delivery of 2 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in April and June month.
VH-ZNL was delivered in April and VH-ZNM was delivered in June. Qantas received 12th Boeing 789 VH-ZNM after a gap of nearly 2 years. All thanks to Federal Aviation Administration order to Boeing to stop B787 deliveries.
Qantas B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft have 236 seats in 3 cabin layout. These comprises of 42 business class lie-flat bed seats, 28 Premium Economy seats and 166 Economy class seats.
Plans with this aircraft
This aircraft was necessary for Qantas as the airline looks to expand its international portfolio.
Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce said that the airline wants to fly to Paris and is talking to Air France and other European airlines regarding direct flights to Europe.
The airline is currently in talks with Air France for direct flights from Perth to Paris, as well as other European destinations.
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Source : Australian Aviation