Air Europa (Palma de Mallorca) on February 16, 2018 took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, the pictured EC-MSZ (msn 62171) at Charleston, SC. The aircraft arrived at Madrid on February 17.
The carrier unveil the new addition to its employees and the press with a water cannon salute (above) at its Palma base on February 26, 2018. Javier Rodriguez was there to record the event and inspect the new airliner.
The 787-9 has a total of 333 seats with 30 in Business Class:
EC-MSZ is named “JJ Hidalgo”, the president of Globalia, and will be assigned to the the Madrid – Buenos Aires route next month.
14 more copies are due through 2022. The longer 787-9 joins the carrier’s existing fleet of 787-8 Dreamliners.
The 787 fleet will be based and maintained in Madrid.
The cockpit of EC-MSZ:
All Copyright Photos by Javier Rodriguez.
Top Photo: Air Europa Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner EC-MSZ (msn 62171) PMI (Javier Rodriguez). Image: 941048.
Air Europa aircraft slide show: