Japan In The News: Boeing 787 Dreamliner
The first Boeing 787 (called Dreamliner) airplane was just delivered to All Nippon Airlines (ANA) in Japan. Picture courtesy of AP as the plane taxis for take-off from the Boeing plant in Everett, Washington bound for Japan …
… and landing at Haneda International Airport near Tokyo.
ANA plans to offer the first passenger flight with the 787 on October 26 as a special trip between Tokyo and Hong Kong. The trip costs 78,700 yen for a return economy class ticket on the plane and an overnight stay in a hotel. Regular domestic service will start between Haneda and Okayama and Hiroshima on November 1, and intercontinental service between Haneda and Frankfurt in January.