Published: 13:13, 30 July 2013 |
Manston has welcomed the controversial Dreamliner aircraft into Kent for training.
It comes after the plane made worldwide headlines when a catalogue of safety issues was discovered after its launch. These included fuel leaks and battery fires.
British Airways has brought its new plane to the Thanet airport as training for pilots and cabin crews continues.
It comes just one day after the British Airways A380 left the airport after it underwent similar tests and training.
The 787-8 can accommodate 214 passengers in three classes.
Manufactured by Boeing, the mid-size, dual aisle, twin-engine jet is quieter, lighter and more fuel efficient than similar sized commercial jets.
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