28 Sep '11, 1am

First 787 Dreamliner lands in Tokyo

First 787 Dreamliner lands in Tokyo

TOKYO: Boeing's first 787 Dreamliner landed in Tokyo on Wednesday, greeted by a phalanx of media, company executives and excited plane spotters. The plane -- painted in the blue and white ANA livery with red highlights -- touched down at Tokyo's Haneda airport shortly after 9:00 am (0000 GMT), three years after it was originally promised to All Nippon Airways. Boeing says the twin-aisle 787 is partly made from lightweight composite materials, meaning that it consumes 20 per cent less fuel than comparable planes, making it a very attractive proposition for airlines in the face of soaring fuel costs. The company has also been touting the larger windows, bigger luggage storage bins and cabins with more humidity than conventional jets, a factor it says will reduce passenger fatigue. The delivery of the 787, however, comes after a string of technical mishaps and delays that hav...

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straitstimes.com 28 Sep '11, 12am

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straitstimes.com 27 Sep '11, 3am

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Tokyo 1

ohsofickle.blogspot.com 01 Oct '11, 1pm

Hello from Tokyo! Today we walked around our area at Shinjuku and took a train to Shibuya! In Tokyo, it's best you travel ...

Tokyo 2

ohsofickle.blogspot.com 02 Oct '11, 1pm

Like Shibuya, there's also a 5 storey Forever21 at Harajuku. Where i went CRAZY at. I don't usually go this crazy shopping...

Tokyo 3

ohsofickle.blogspot.com 06 Oct '11, 12pm

I was SO happy there. For once, i managed to forget all about my problems and stopped worrying about random stuff. Yes, i'...

See inside the Dreamliner

aluxurytravelblog.com 27 Sep '11, 4pm

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Better Be The One lands first Group win

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Better Be The One lands first Group win Craig Brennan Sunday, September 25, 2011 Considered by many to be the second best ...

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First radioactive rice found in Japan: Japan fo...

enn.com 26 Sep '11, 12pm

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