Photos: Air India’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner VT-ANA on the flightline

The first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner due for delivery to national carrier Air India, VT-ANA, moved out of the paint shop on the flight line at Paine field in Everett, Washington. This is the 25th aircraft in the production line. By sheer co-incidence, the launch airline for the Dreamliner is All Nippon Airways better known as ANA.

Thanks to moonm who captured these pictures

Air India Boeing 787-8 VT-ANA
Air India VT-ANA Boeing 787
Air India VT-ANA Boeing 787

As you can make out, there are some subtle differences in the livery of the 787-8 compared to the current international fleet of Boeing 777s. Most notable the lack of the word “Air India” on the tail and the parallel stripes on the length of the fuselage.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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