After A380, All Nippon Airways receives its first 787-10

Japanese airline is the first in Asia to operate all models of the 787

A few days after receiving its first Airbus A380 from an order of only three aircraft, All Nippon Airways took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10, also an order with three aircraft.

The larger-capacity model of the wide body, the 787-10 can carry 330 passengers in a two-class configuration, 40 more seats than the 787-9, offering a 25% fuel economy.

ANA, as it is also known, is the first airline in Asia to operate all variants of the 787 – it was the launch customer of the jet in 2011. Currently the company’s fleet comprises 67 Boeing 787 (36 787-8, 30 787 -9, in addition to the first 787-10), the largest jet operator in the world.

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 Boeing 787-10 will make its debut on the Tokyo-Singapore route, one of the busiest of the company. According to Boeing, the approximately 800 787 aircraft have already saved 35 billion pounds of fuel in eight years in service.

All Nippon Airways was the launch costumer of the 787 in 2011 (ANA)