Boeing (Chicago), International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) and AeroMexico (Mexico City) on August 15 celebrated the first delivery of the 787 Dreamliner. AeroMexico is leasing the aircraft from ILFC.
The pictured 787-8 N961AM was delivered from Boeing’s Paine Field (PAE), Everett, Washington, delivery center on August 15. N961AM took off for Mexico City yesterday (August 16).
N961AM is the first of nine 787-8 airplanes that AeroMexico will operate, including five on lease from ILFC. The airline will operate a total of 19 Dreamliners, including 10 787-9 models ordered in 2012.
AeroMexico’s 787 Dreamliners will be configured with 32 Clase Premier lie-flat seats and 211 seats in economy class.
AeroMexico is the second 787 customer to take delivery of an airplane leased through ILFC.
Copyright Photo: Nick Dean/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner N961AM (msn 35306) taxies off the runway at PAE.