Boeing Commercial Airplanes spokesman Jim Proulx stated the manufacturer would stop offering the B787-3, a version of its B787 designed for shorter-haul segments (Reuters/Bloomberg, 13-Dec-2010). Earlier this year, Boeing stated it was reviewing plans for the B787-3 version after All Nippon Airways, the B787 launch customer, switched its orders for the B787-3 to longer-haul models The B787-3 model was designed to accommodate up to 330 passengers on routes of up to 3,510 miles (5,650 km) while the B787-8 and B787-9 versions are designed to carry fewer passengers over longer sector lengths. The aircraft was designed specifically for the Japanese market.
Boeing to drop B787-3
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