(USA Today – Travel)
ABOARD THE BOEING 787 DREAMLINER – Boeing’s much-ballyhooed but long-delayed 787 Dreamliner finally entered commercial service this week, flying paying passengers for the first time on an All Nippon Airways flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong on Wednesday.
The ultramodern 787 is being hailed in the aviation industry for its technological innovations, including the carbon fiber construction that makes it the first jetliner not made of traditional aluminum and steel.
But while the 787 is drawing acclaim from industry observers, how will it go over with ordinary passengers?
The Dreamliner — which Boeing designed with passenger comfort as a priority — drew nearly unanimous positive reviews from the roughly 240 passengers lucky enough to secure a seat on its inaugural flight…Read more about the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.