Live coverage: delivery of Air France Boeing 787 F-HRBB from Charleston to Paris CDG

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Air France takes delivery of its second Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The aircraft (registration F-HRBB) leaves Charleston, South Carolina on Tuesday April, 19 to Paris CDG.

The Air France-KLM Group has ordered a total of 18 787-9s and seven 787-10s, with an additional 12 787-9s leased through AerCap.

Air France’s Dreamliners accommodate up to 276 passengers, arranged in 3 classes: 30 in Business, 21 in Premium Economy and 225 in Economy Class.

Delivery program

  • Wednesday 15:30 (19:30 UTC) Ribbon cutting ceremony
  • Wednesday 18:00 (22:00 UTC) Departure flight #AF787V to Paris CDG
  • Thursday 07:30 (05:30 UTC) Arrival at Paris CDG airport

Leaving US coast to cross the Atlantic

Brand new galley
Empty seats, this is how looks a delivery flight
Taxiing from the delivery center of Boeing Charleston facility
New Air France business class

 
F-HRBB ready for the delivery ceremony

Track the delivery flight from Charleston to Paris CDG (when under coverage)

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