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Travelers Today       By    Althea Serad

Updated: Jun 19, 2014 05:45 AM EDT

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Is Ready For Takeoff
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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Is Ready For Takeoff

 

Boeing 787 news of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner cleared for takeoff has recently been released. This Boeing 787 news has been finalized due to the approval of the US and European regulators for commercial flying of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

The new Boeing 787 is reportedly 20 feet longer than the original 787-8. In addition, it can now carry more passengers.

According to the Associated Press, it is on Monday that this new Boeing 787 news has been announced by Boeing Co. The company explained that the U.S. and European regulators have approved their news and larger version of the 787 passenger aircraft, which is now ready for commercial flying.

According to the company, in addition to the approval details in the new Boeing 787 news, the first Boeing 787-9 is also currently undergoing final preparation before its delivery to Air New Zealand.

 

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Is Ready For Takeoff
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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Is Ready For Takeoff

 

Another Boeing 787 news is that the planes, which they call the Dreamliner, uses 20 percent less fuel and creates 20 percent less emissions than other planes which has the same size. According to the company website, the new Boeing plane reportedly reduces weight and fuel through the burning of composite materials for about half of the plane.

According to Boeing, they have 26 customers around the world and all of them have already ordered 413 787-9 Dreamliner jets.

Meanwhile, to further detail the new Boeing 787 news of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency certifying the 787-9 for commercial service, Boeing said that the certification process concerned ground and laboratory tests on five planes and more than 1,500 hours of flight testing.

 

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Is Ready For Takeoff
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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Is Ready For Takeoff

 

Boeing 787 news of the new and improved planes means a leap for the company and for the airline company, business-wise and environmentally. According to website newairplane.com, Dreamliners have been high and dry worldwide last year after two of the planes' batteries overheated. After regulators approved a fix by Boeing, the planes have been allowed to fly again. The approval required Boeing to encase its battery cells in steel in order to contain fires.

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