50 and counting

We talk a lot about the 787 passenger experience. But here’s a stat that shows you just what the 787 means to our airline customers.

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ANA’s 50th 787. All photos by Tim Stake.

ANA took delivery of its 50th 787 today, and relayed this message to media in attendance. Compared to 767, the Dreamliner saves the airline $98 million a year in fuel. That’s an endorsement that speaks directly to any airline’s bottom line.

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ANA also says its passenger surveys show travelers most often mention the calmness of the 787 and its quiet takeoff—as well as the larger windows.

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As the launch customer of the 787, ANA has been with us all the way on what has sometimes been a very long road. We couldn’t be happier to see them take their 50th Dreamliner. Congratulations!

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Comments (10)

Aaron (Houston):

She's a beauty. Congrats to all involved.

Needal (Paris):

50th delivery to ANA 787. This is great news since the threshold of 450 Dreamliners delivery was achieved since 2011.

Randy, it seems that your friends in Toulouse struggling to deliver their A350-XWB and work very hard to achieve the target of 50 A350-XWB for the year 2016.

It has become so difficult today to launch, build and deliver new planes.

Randy,do you have a concrete idea of ​​when will be launch the NMA ?

Regards

Thiagarajan K Rengasamy (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia):

Congratulation to Boeing for producing the lovely 787 and to ANA for receiving their 50th 787

RIchard (Singapore):

I love this airplane.

In fact, over the next couple of weeks I'll be enjoying United Flights 1 & 2 between Singapore and San Francisco. This is currently the longest route flown by any US airline!

A masterpiece of technology!

Norman Garza (Long Beach, CA):

ANA will be operating all three types of 787 and 50 isn't bad! Congrats to Boeing and ANA.

Dale Cary (Melbourne, Australia):

as a matter of interest Randy, is this the fastest delivery of 50 wide bodied planes from one family to an airline customer?
It's surely gotta be close.

Misaki (Japan):

I feel so happy because ANA is my country airline. I'm looking forward to meet the 50th dreamliner soon. I like dreamliner. The sound of engines, shape of the beautiful wing tip, comfortable cabin … everything fascinate me!! My friends also like dreamliner:D

keesje:

50 is impressive! Congratulations on this delivery and a production rates achieved today!

Randy Tinseth:

Dale,

I'd guess you have to be right. Nothing else comes to mind.

Randy Tinseth:

Thanks for the comments Needal. As for the NMA airplane, we're still studying that space and talking to customers. We obviously need to close the business case that makes sense for us and the airlines.

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