As part of the validation, ANA pilots, together with Boeing pilots, flew the 787 on routes from Seattle to Tokyo Haneda and from Tokyo to four airports across Japan: Osaka Itami and Kansai, Okayama and Hiroshima. Maintenance and ground crews from ANA also gained experience with the aircraft.

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Throughout the coming days, ANA pilots, together with Boeing, will fly a Boeing 787 on actual airline routes in Japan using airline dispatch and flight rules. ANA’s mechanics and ground crews also will gain experience with the aircraft in a simulated operational environment.

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