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Boeing Announces Next Segment of 787 Dream Tour

29 February 2012

Boeing will conduct the fourth segment of the 787 Dream Tour beginning 1st March, with stops including cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

In addition, the Dream Tour aeroplane, ZA003, will be featured at the FIDAE Air Show in Santiago, Chile, in late March to kick off the fifth segment of the tour.

"During the first three segments of the tour, we've had almost 25,000 visitors come through the aeroplane," said Scott Fancher, Vice President and General Manager, 787 Program. "Our customers, partners, employees and the finance and leasing communities have all expressed their delight with the aeroplane."

The March schedule includes the following stops:

  • March 1-4: Toronto, Canada, to visit Air Canada and local suppliers.
  • March 4: Boston, Mass., in support of Japan Airlines, which has announced that it will offer 787 service on the Tokyo-Boston route.
  • March 5-7: Newark, N.J., to visit United Airlines and its local stakeholders.
  • March 8-9: Mexico City, Mexico, to visit Aero Mexico.
  • March 10-12: Phoenix, Ariz., to visit Honeywell, other suppliers and Boeing employees.
  • March 13: San Diego, Calif., to visit Goodrich and other suppliers.
  • March 14-15: Long Beach, Calif., to visit leasing companies, Boeing employees and suppliers.
  • March 15-17: Salt Lake City, Utah, to visit Boeing employees and suppliers.

Boeing say the Dream Tour aeroplane is outfitted with the 787's special cabin features, including a welcoming entryway, dramatically larger dimmable windows, bigger bins and dynamic LED lighting. The aeroplane is configured with a luxurious business-class cabin, an overhead crew rest compartment and an economy class section.