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British Airways will take delivery of their brand new first of twelve Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020. The new aircraft is schedule to go in service to Atlanta in February. Currently BA flies between Heathrow and Atlanta daily with their B787-900 or B777-200 aircraft.
BA said the -10 Dreamliner model has a carbon fiber fuselage and is more fuel efficient and quieter than its predecessors. They currently has 12 B787-8 and 16 B787-9 aircraft.
British Airways CEO Alex Cruz commented:
“The delivery of our first 787-10 aircraft marks another significant milestone in our £6.5 billion 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 B787-10 model is proving to be a big success for Boeing with KLM taking delivery of their first B787-10 in June, they are on track to receive 15 more by 2022.
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