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Xiamen Airlines is the latest Asia-Pacific airline to receive the 787-8 Dreamliner. A special ceremony was held in Seattle to celebrate the airline’s first 787-8.
- Executives from Boeing and Xiamen Airlines celebrate the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner. // Photo courtesy of China Daily
- Ray Conner, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airlines, (left) and Che Shanglun, president and chairman of Xiamen Airlines, celebrate the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner. // Photo courtesy of China Daily
- 1/100 scale 737-8 PacMin Xiamen Airlines desktop model. It measures 15.5 (39.5cm) long with a 13.5″ (34.3cm) wingspan.
Boeing was delighted the delivery coincided with the airline’s 30th anniversary. Xiamen has another five Dreamliners on order and is the third Chinese carrier to receive the type.