8 Aug 2011

First Dreamliner jet rolled out

5:34 am on 8 August 2011

Boeing has rolled out the first of its 787 Dreamliner jets at its factory near the city of Seattle.

CNN reports the first of the 787's will be delivered to All Nippon Airways of Japan in about a month.

Air New Zealand has eight787's on order, and at last word, was expecting to begin delivery at the end of 2013.