British Airways (BA) took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 on Sept. 30 and, on the same day, operated its final 737 flight. The initial 787-9, registered G-ZBKA, touched down at London Heathrow Airport at 0850 local time following its delivery flight from Seattle. “The aircraft will now go in to an intensive ‘entry into service’ program, which will include ground trials and familiarization trips, before it begins flying to Delhi on Oct. 25,” BA said in a ...

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