The first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner intended for the airline Singapore Airlines came out of the final assembly line, while the first Bombardier CS300 of Korean Air carried out its maiden flight.

The American aircraft manufacturer published on October 3, 2017 photos of the first 787-10 destined for Singapore Airlines launch company of this model, Charleston, South Carolina. The aircraft will now receive its complete livery and start the system checks and refueling and carry out engine tests. The company based at Singapore-Changi airport has still not specified the configuration of the cabin, nor whether it will include a Premium class. The entry into service of this first 787-10, out of thirty firm orders (19 others are the subject of a letter of intent), is expected to take place in May 2018; the company of Star Alliance planned to use its Dreamliners on regional roads.

Dinesh Keskar, Senior VP Asia-Pacific Sales and India, said in a statement that Boeing is " enthusiastic about the completion of the final assembly of this first 787-10 for Singapore Airlines. With unprecedented efficiency, greater capacity and passenger preference for the Dreamliner experience, the 787-10 will play an important role in the company's future fleet . Boeing has registered 177 orders for the 787-10, including 30 for Etihad Airways 18 for EVA Air 14 for United Airlines for British Airways and 8 for Air France-KLM .

In Canada, Bombardier broadcast images of the first CS300 of Korean Air taking off from Mirabel on Monday. A second flight took place Tuesday, but no delivery date is advanced. Based at Seoul-Incheon Airport Korean Air has ordered the ten firm single-aisle aircraft in 2011, posting ten options and ten purchase commitments. The cabin configuration is still not known, but it will be the launch company of the CSeries in Asia.

The CS300 has already entered service with airBaltic and Swiss ; he registered a total of 237 firm orders, as against 123 for his little brother the CS100 (in service with Swiss also).

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