Beijing-based Air China has taken delivery of its first of 15 Boeing 787-9s, becoming the first airline in China to introduce the type into service. “The 787-9 Dreamliner employs a multitude of cutting-edge technologies best represented by its electronic handling system and wide application of composite materials,” Air China chief pilot Wang Yingnian said. “As such, it enjoys clear advantages such as low fuel consumption, low emission and lower noise, which are highly ...

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