Fly Happy with Dreamliner 787-9 and Air New Zeland

Looking for comfortable air travel that’s kinder to the planet? Air New Zealand are the World’s first airline to offer flights on the incredible Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. You can experience this whole new way of flying on International routes from Auckland to Perth, Shanghai and Tokyo.

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Introducing the Beoing Dreamliner 787-9

  • Better for the environment.
    Has 20% fewer emissions than similar sized planes.
  • Cleaner air on board.
    New air purification system will help you feel refreshed when you land.
  • Improved cabin experience.
    The cabin has a lowered altitude and increased humidity so you arrive energised!

Dreamliner 787-9 Interesting Facts

  • The 787 is 20% more fuel efficient than existing aircraft of a similar size.
  • The Dreamliner can fly further than any other similar aircraft and has a greater fuel capacity.
  • There will be a total of 302 seats on the aircraft made up of 14 rows of Skycouches, 21 Premium Economy seats and 18 Business Premier seats.
  • It took 12 painters 5 days to complete the all black paint job on Air New Zealand’s first aircraft using 350 liters of paint.
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Fly Dreamliner 787-9 with Air New Zealand

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the latest addition to Air New Zealand's fleet and they are excited to be the first airline in the world to take delivery of the aircraft and deploy it on their international routes to Perth, Shanghai and Tokyo from Auckland.

10 aircraft are expected to join the Air New Zealand fleet by 2017.

Dreamliner 787-9 Facts

  • Passengers: 302 passengers in twin aisle configuration.
  • Flying range: 8,300 nautical miles (15,372 kilometers).
  • Cross Section: 226 inches (574 centimeters).
  • Wing Span: 197 feet (60 meters).
  • Length: 206 feet (63 meters).
  • Height: 56 feet (17 meters).
  • Cruise Speed: Mach 0.85.
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 557,000 pounds (252,651 kg).
  • Total Cargo Volume: 5,400 feet3 (153 m3).

Air New Zealand Dreamliner 787-9 First Look

Dreamliner Info

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has a stretched out fuselage that is 206 feet long and has a range of 8,300 nautical miles or 15,400 kilometers.

The aircraft has a higher fuel capacity then its previous incarnations and also has a higher maximum take off weight.

When the 787-9 was first launched it had exactly the same fuel capacity as the 787-8 but Boeing made some design changes which increased its fuel capacity and gave it a higher maximum weight and longer range.

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