All Nippon Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner

US planemaker Boeing will officially deliver its first 787 Dreamliner to Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) later, after three years of delays.

The Dreamliner had originally been scheduled for delivery in 2008, but Boeing has suffered a string of setbacks, the latest being an onboard fire during test flights in January.

The fuel-efficient plane is made from lightweight composite materials.

Boeing plans to make 10 of the planes per month from 2013.

The plane will be presented to ANA in Everett, Washington before being flown to Tokyo where it will arrive on Wednesday.

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