Open Close

Kenya Airways gets first 787 Dreamliner from Boeing

7 April 2014

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Kenya Airways have announced the delivery and flyaway of the Kenyan flag carrier´s first 787 Dreamliner.

The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett for a 7,800 nautical mile (14,456 km) nonstop flight to Kenya Airways´ home base in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The 787 will form the backbone of the airline´s future long-haul fleet, providing greater range, improved efficiencies and outstanding passenger comfort.

Kenya Airways´ first 787 is scheduled to begin flying regionally within Africa in the coming weeks, before beginning long-haul service to Paris in early June. Find out more at


If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.