Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Saudi flag carrier Saudia has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-10.
The aircraft, which is powered by the GEnx-1B engines, joined a fleet of 13 Dreamliners (787-9). The arrival of the largest variant of the Dreamliner family marks a new era in the Saudi carrier's fleet and network expansion.
The airline has nine more Boeing 787-10 on order of which two are set to be delivered this year and seven in 2020.
Saudia's 787-10s will be configured in a two-class cabin layout - 24 seat in business class, and 333 seats in economy class.