The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut at Boeing South Carolina, the company said.
Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, SC site celebrated the event, along with US President Donald Trump and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.
Boeing will deliver the 787-10 to airlines in 2018. The airplane has won 149 orders from nine customers across the globe.
The 787-10 is the longest model of the Dreamliner family, a key part of Boeing´s twin-aisle strategy, which offers a modern, optimized and efficient airplane family in every market segment. Since entering service in 2011, the 787 family has flown more than 140 million people on 530 routes around the world, saving an estimated 13 billion pounds of fuel.
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