Fri, Feb 24, 2012
First Stop For The New Airplane Set For March 1 In
Boeing has announced dates and locations for the fourth segment
of the 787 Dream Tour beginning March 1. Stops will include visits
to cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In addition, the
Dream Tour airplane, ZA003, will be featured at the FIDAE Air Show
in Santiago, Chile, in late March to kick off the fifth segment of
"During the first three segments of the tour, we've had almost
25,000 visitors come through the airplane," said Scott Fancher,
vice president and general manager, 787 program. "Our customers,
partners, employees and the finance and leasing communities have
all expressed their delight with the airplane."
The March schedule includes the following stops:
- March 1-4: Toronto, Canada, to visit Air Canada and local
- March 4: Boston, MA, in support of Japan Airlines, which has
announced that it will offer 787 service on the Tokyo-Boston
- March 5-7: Newark, NJ, to visit United Airlines and its local
- March 8-9: Mexico City, Mexico, to visit Aero Mexico.
- March 10-12: Phoenix, AZ, to visit Honeywell, other suppliers
and Boeing employees.
- March 13: San Diego, CA, to visit Goodrich and other
- March 14-15: Long Beach, CA, to visit leasing companies, Boeing
employees and suppliers.
- March 15-17: Salt Lake City, UT, to visit Boeing employees and
The Dream Tour airplane is outfitted with the 787's special
cabin features, including a welcoming entryway, dramatically larger
dimmable windows, bigger bins and dynamic LED lighting. The
airplane is configured with a luxurious business-class cabin, an
overhead crew rest compartment and an economy class section.
Dates and locations for additional tour stops will be announced
approximately one month in advance.
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