Pictures: The first Dreamliner of WestJet takes shape


Everett - The first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner destined for Canada's second largest airline operator WestJet takes shape at Boeing's Everett factory.

The first of ten Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners ordered by Canadian WestJet (with 10 options) begins to look like an aircraft. Boeing released pictures of the WestJet's first Dreamliner that is being assembled at the manufacturer's Everett FAL (Final Assembly Line).

This first 787-9 of the Canadian carrier is configured to accommodate 16 passengers in Business class, 28 in Premium and 260 in Economy. The aircraft is expected to enter into service next year in April between its home base Calgary and London-Gatwick airport, before deployed to Paris-CDG on May 17, and then to Dublin on June 1st.

WestJet Dreamliner
WestJet Dreamliner