This is the first time that this aircraft seen flying in full Japan Airlines’ (JAL) color in day light. JAL is one of the largest 787 operators. All of the 787 they currently operate are the -8 version. This aircraft would be their first -9 version in their fleet!
Note that this airframe was one of Boeing’s 787-9 experimental testbed “ZB003” (N789ZB), the third 787-9 off the production line. The first two 787-9, also testbeds, will go Air Newzealand.
Aircraft type: Boeing 787-9 Dream)Liner
Manufacturer serial number: 35422
Construction number: 139
First flight: 2013/11/19
Engines: 2x GEnx-1B
Cabin configuration: C44W35Y116