October 6, 2017: Boeing has rolled out Singapore Airlines’ first 787-10 Dreamliner at its final assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina making it the launch customer of 787-10.
The airplane will now go through painting of the airline's livery and begin its system checks, fueling, and engine runs. Singapore Airlines is due to receive its first 787-10 in the first half of 2018 and will be operated on the airline's medium-haul routes.
The flag carrier of Singapore has 30 airplanes on firm order. The airline also signed a letter of intent in February to acquire 19 additional 787-10s.
"Boeing is excited to have finished final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner for Singapore Airlines," said Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific & India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "With its unprecedented efficiency, greater capacity and the Dreamliner's known preferred passenger experience, the 787-10 will be an important part of the airline's future fleet."