All Nippon Airways launches its first Dreamliner on Seattle-Tokyo route
Japan’s leading carrier All Nippon Airways recently launched its first Dreamliner on Seattle-Tokyo route this month.
All Nippon Airways flights utilizing its newly-acquired Boeing 786 aircraft, popularly known as Dreamliner, began operations between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Tokyo starting from October 2, 2012.
The inaugural Dreamliner flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport took off more than 24 hours behind schedule to Tokyo.
The customers booking All Nippon Airways flights tickets for the inaugural flight were provided with meal and hotel vouchers by the airline.
This is the only Dreamliner service being currently operated by All Nippon Airways to the U.S. Japan Airlines is also offering flights services between Tokyo and Boston presently.
All Nippon Airways in a statement said that the Dreamliners being delivered to it have been built in Everett plant of the aircraft maker Boeing. The Dreeamliner aircrafts are considered to be revolutionary as they are 20 percent more fuel efficient and have carbon fiber composite bodies and wings.