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First 787-9 for Air China


Air China has officially unveiled its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to the public in Beijing. The national flag carrier is the first airline in the country to operate the 787-9 variant, which complements and extends the 787 family.

With its fuselage stretched more than 20ft over the earlier 787-8, Boeing claims it can fly 40-plus more passengers an additional 285nm while burning 20% less fuel and creating 20% less in emissions than similarly sized airliners.

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