Dreamliner to Japan in Nov.?

Jan 25th, 2013, 06:06 PM
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Dreamliner to Japan in Nov.?

I am planning a trip to Japan for Nov. and I'm wondering if I I should book the non stop Dreamliner, or a non Dreamliner flight with a connection, which would take about 8 hours longer than the Dreamliner. Would you trust that the Dreamliner will be flying and safe by Nov.? I know it's just a guess, but what would you do?
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Jan 25th, 2013, 06:10 PM
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It's too early for the airline to arrange which aircraft will serve a given flight in November.

My guess is that if the Dreamliner isn't deemed safe, tthey'll come up with an alternative.
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Jan 25th, 2013, 07:54 PM
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as you know i have my tickets for oct and i am sticking with them... seems to me something will be found by then...
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Jan 25th, 2013, 10:25 PM
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You can count on 2 things: 1) if the Dreamliner isn't safe, it won't be flying at all and 2) if it isn't flying they will replace it with a plane equally capable of making the nonstop journey.

Base your decision on the shortest and fastest possible route to your destination. Hence, the nonstop flight seems an easy decision.
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May 19th, 2013, 10:18 AM
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Update: JAL will resume daily 787 service between Tokyo and Boston on June 1.
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May 19th, 2013, 12:21 PM
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That's good to hear since we're booked on it for our Nov. trip.
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May 21st, 2013, 09:55 AM
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Yes this is indeed good news.

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May 22nd, 2013, 07:57 AM
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United Denver-NRT 787 starts June 10.
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