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A Sneak Peek at Singapore Airlines’ First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Singapore Airlines’ first Boeing 787 – 10 aircraft. <Photo credit: Boeing>

Boeing has rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner built for Singapore Airlines at its Final Assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The airplane will be painted in the airline’s livery and begin systems checks, fueling and engine runs. Singapore Airlines is due to take delivery of its first 787-10 in the first half of 2018 and will be operated on medium-haul routes.

Singapore Airlines’ first Boeing 787 – 10 aircraft. <Photo credit: Boeing>

Singapore Airlines, the launch customer of the 787-10, has 30 airplanes on firm order. SIA signed a letter of intent in February to purchase 19 additional 787-10s. This aircraft type is a 5.5m stretch of the 787-9 and offers 25% better fuel per seat and emissions than the airplanes it will replace.


Boeing 787-900 artwork. Credit: Boeing

“Boeing is excited to have finished final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner for Singapore Airlines,” said Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific & India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “With its unprecedented efficiency, greater capacity and the Dreamliner’s known preferred passenger experience, the 787-10 will be an important part of the airline’s future fleet.”

It’s registration is rumoured to be 9V-SCB.

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