Boeing 787 makes its first landing at Vancouver airport

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Vancouver: Boeing 787 made its first scheduled landing at Vancouver’s International Airport on Monday morning. The controversial aircraft operated by Japan Airlines was carrying 186.  The aircraft will operate on the new daily route between Vancouver and Narita, Japan starting March 30.The high-tech jet has been touted as the future of commercial aviation. Its lightweight carbon fiber skin allows for bigger windows with electronic dimming instead of pull-down shades. It also has more comfortable air pressure and higher humidity to prevent dry skin and throats, and is 20 per cent more fuel-efficient than its rival airliners.