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Boeing's Dreamliner Furnishes a Dreamy Flight to Tokyo
Leslie Helm, editor of our sister magazine Seattle Business, boarded All Nippon Airway's very first Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight to Tokyo this week. Read his account over at the Seattle Biz blog, in which he describes both the ups...
The sun coming through the unusually large window was blinding as we took off, but rather than close the shades, I was able to darken the glass at the push of a button, cutting the glare yet still allowing me to enjoy the view as we flew north along Lake Washington, then curved left toward the west.
...and the downs of the journey.
After years of delay and heartache, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner was set to leave Seattle Monday on a commercial flight for the first time, but it was delayed 24 hours by an undisclosed maintenance issue, stranding many aviation and travel journalists who had gathered in Seattle for the occasion.
Read his full review, including some dreamy descriptions of the food options and other luxe amenities offered aboard ANA's new Tokyo flight.