British Airways Carries Out First 787 B Check

British Airways has completed its first B Check on a 787 aircraft at its heavy maintenance facility in Wales.

British Airways has completed its first B Check on a 787 aircraft at its heavy maintenance facility in Wales.

Engineers at British Airways Maintenance Cardiff carried out a 12-day B Check on the aircraft which included emergency evacuation slide checks, engine ground runs, and a review of cabins, which saw all seats removed and transported to its interiors engineering centre in Blackwood for a full overhaul.

The aircraft is the first of 42 787s the airline has on order, with all the widebodies expected to be in its fleet by 2021.

British Airways currently operates 16 of the aircraft type.

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