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).