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BA launches new Dreamliner on Dubai routes

British Airways have announced that, as of October 2016, their new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will be servicing routes to Dubai.

BA's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
BA’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Image by Alan Wilson / CC BY-SA 2.0

The announcement comes after the new craft was successfully introduced into routes to Abu Dhabi and Muscat with the airline also confirming the Dreamliner will operate flights to other destinations such as Jeddah, Boston, Houston and Mumbai in 2016. The Boeing 787-9 is the most technologically advanced aircraft in the BA fleet and features a new first class cabin with half as many seats for ‘that bit of extra luxury’. Read more: arabianbusiness.com