China Southern Airlines received its first three-class Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Aug. 24. The aircraft, registration B-1169, is the sixth 787-9 to enter China Southern’s fleet, and seats 28 passengers in business-class, 28 in premium economy and 220 in economy. Previous 787-9s have been configured in a two-class layout, with 28 in business and 269 in economy. The Guangzhou-based airline will receive seven more 787-9s in the three-class configuration. The aircraft delivered to-date ...

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