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Ecolux’s B787s

December 19, 2009

The fist B787 Dreamliner made its maiden flight on Jan. 16, 2009. The aircraft, with registration N787BA, was airborne for 3 of the planned 5 hours, as it was compelled to return earlier than expected as a consequence of the bad weather interesting Washington State and Everett’s Paine Field. The first flight, aimed to evaluate the plane’s main systems before conducting more in-depth tests. The maiden flight consisted of circuits between Whidbey Island and Port Angeles. The Dreamliner, the first commercial plane to be built with a plastic fuselage and an all-electric system, will be able to carry 250 passengers on long haul flights.

Ecolux airlines has been operating a fleet of 27 B787-800 and 1 B787-300 that are available on Airline Manager from months. The B787 is flying with Ecolux on the following routes:

I-LAUR Rome – Cape Town B787
I-RIPD Rome – La Paz B787
I-RIPB Rome – Port Headland B787
I-RIPC Rome – Anchorage B787
I-RIPA Rome – Beijing B787
I-TESP Rome – Port Headland B787
I-CENQ Rome – Sandakan B787
I-CENF Rome – Santiago B787
I-CENE Rome – Sapporo B787
I-DVDA Rome – Houston B787
I-CENC Rome – Labuan B787
I-MICK Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk B787
I-DLLC Rome – Bogota B787
I-VOLC Rome – Johannesburg B787
I-PAPA Rome – Pyongyang B787
I-CICC Rome – Seoul B787
I-BLOW Rome – Montevideo B787
I-DEMO Cape Town – Hong Kong B787
I-ANTO Seoul – Kansas City B787
I-FOOT Minneapolis – Cape Town B787
I-DAND Cape Town – Port Headland B787
I-NOON Hong Kong – Pago Pago B787
I-DEVI Male – Pyongyang B787
I-DREA Cleveland – Jeddah B787
I-ALIT Ottawa – Muscat B787
I-LAUN Melbourne – Chapeco B787
I-LIRF Harbin – Kansas City B787
I-DAVI Rome – Ufa B787-300

Click on the following images to get the hi-rez version of the pictures (courtesy of Alenia Aeronautica).

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