Flier comfort: Boeing 787 myths and facts

Discussion in 'Blogstand' started by sobore, Aug 22, 2011.

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    The long-delayed and much-awaited Boeing 787 aircraft has finished testing and will see its first customer delivery next month to All Nippon Airways. Soon, you'll be able to hop on board this bird yourself, but would you even know it if you did?

    Aircraft manufacturers like to promote the greatness of their new airplanes when it comes to passenger comfort, but many of those promises require the airline to actually configure planes the way the manufacturer suggests. That usually doesn't happen, despite grandiose ideas.
    With the 787's entry into service approaching, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at some of the promises of the 787 to see which will actually hold up.

    Read More: http://www.cnn.com/2011/TRAVEL/08/22/787.passenger.comfort/

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