Singapore's Changi Airport is normally on top of the game, but it has endured a frustrating wait for its first Boeing 787 commercial flight.
That ended on Sunday when Japan Airlines (JAL) started operating the 787-8 to
A loud round of applause broke out when the 787 finally landed around 17:00h local time, and there were smiles all around from the Changi airport and JAL executives who were waiting at Terminal 1 for the aircraft.
The carrier will initially operate the 787s three times a week on services from Narita and Tokyo's Haneda airport, before i
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Flightglobal also got a tour of the aircraft in Singapore. The in-flight product was impressive, and this will also be rolled out on 13 of the airline's Boeing 777-300ERs that will be used on its long-haul services.
And the excited Japan Airlines executives were all dressed up for the occasion, including one who wore her 787 pendant just for the occasion. Here's to seeing more 787s here in Singapore over the coming months!
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