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Boeing Announces Second Segment of 787 Dream Tour

EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) this month will begin the second segment of the 787 Dream Tour, with four stops planned in the U.S. and Ireland.

"The all-new 787 Dreamliner continues to generate tremendous enthusiasm everywhere it flies," said Scott Fancher, vice president and general manager, 787 program. "We look forward to sharing the Dreamliner's significant innovations with additional airlines, partners and financiers."

The January schedule includes the following stops:

Jan. 20-23: Wichita, Kan., to visit partner Spirit AeroSystems and Boeing employees.

Jan. 23-25: Rockford, Ill., to visit partner Hamilton Sundstrand.

Jan. 25-27: Dublin, Ireland, to visit airline customers, leasing companies, financiers and other stakeholders.

Jan. 27-30: Huntsville, Ala., to visit Boeing employees.

Jan. 30-31: St. Louis, Mo., to visit Boeing employees and suppliers.

The Dream Tour airplane, ZA003, is outfitted with the 787's special cabin features, including a welcoming entryway, dramatically larger dimmable windows, bigger bins and dynamic LED lighting. The airplane is configured with a luxurious business-class cabin, an overhead crew rest compartment and an economy class section.

Dates and locations for additional tour stops, which are planned through April, will be announced approximately one month in advance. At many of the stops, local media will have the opportunity to participate in tours of the airplane and discussions with Boeing executives and pilots.

For updates on the 787 Dream Tour, including videos, photos and reports from the tour stops, visit www.newairplane.com/787/dreamtour.

Contact: 
Lori Gunter
787 Communications
+1 206-931-5919

More information: http://www.newairplane.com/787/dreamtour

 

SOURCE Boeing