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N780AV Avianca Boeing 787-8. Boeing Image.
N780AV Avianca Boeing 787-8. Boeing Image.

Avianca takes delivery of it’s first 787 Dreamliner

Colombian airline Avianca took delivery of it’s first 787 Dreamliner today. The aircraft a Boeing 787-8 bearing the registration N780AV was ferried from Paine Field, USA to Bogota, Colombia after it’s delivery.

Avianca’s Boeing 787-8 will carry 28 passengers in business class and 222 in economy class.

Fabio Villegas Ramirez, President and CEO, Avianca

“The addition of the first Boeing 787-8 to Avianca’s fleet is a milestone for commercial aviation and for our airline, which strives to bring the most advanced aviation technology to our passengers, With this aircraft, we continue to fulfill the dream this company has had from the beginning: To make better and better connections between Latin America and the world, while giving our customers more enjoyable flights aboard airplanes designed to provide the greatest comfort along with maximum operational performance.”

About Vedant Agarwal

A frequent flyer for both work and pleasure - Vedant has held elite status on many of the major alliances and airlines. Also an avid aviation photographer, his pictures have been published in and on the covers of many international publications.

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