China Eastern Fleet Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Details and Pictures

China Eastern Fleet Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Details and Pictures. On current fleet, China Eastern operates 3 wide-body aircraft Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

The airline chose the 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft because of its power, reliability, and low noise level.

The main advantages are enlarged luggage racks with enough room for all passengers’ luggage; soft LED lighting; and technology to detect and attenuate turbulence, providing a smoother ride.

China Eastern plans to operate the new 787-9s on transpacific routes between China and North America, which continues to be a major market as the airline looks to bolster its trans-Pacific network.

With growing air traffic demand, the carrier plans to increase frequencies on existing routes from Shanghai to Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Vancouver and Toronto, as well as their newly launched destination, Chicago.

The routes are currently operated by the airline’s flagship 777-300ER airplane. 

China Eastern Airlines B 206K Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner at DXB Dubai International Airport
China Eastern Airlines B 206K Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner at DXB Dubai International Airport

China Eastern Fleet Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Cabin Interior Class Configuration and Seats Layout

The 285-seater aircraft is configured with four classes: first class/business plus, business class, premium economy and economy class.

The first class features Thompson Aero’s Vantage First product.

All the four first class seats, laid out in a 1-2-1 configuration, are outfitted with a sliding door and have direct aisle access.

With an additional seat in front designed for companion dining, the two middle seats can be converted to create larger shared space for four people.

Other amenities include a 32-inch HD touch screen, mini bar, a near field communication (NFC) sensor and a three-point seat belt.

The business class uses Thompson Aero’s Vantage XL seat products.

There are 26 seats laid out in a 1-2-1 configuration.

Like the aircraft’s first class, each business class seats also has a sliding door and provides direct access to the aisle.

More specially, the aircraft features an independent cabin for premium economy class, where there are 28 seats laid out in a 2-3-2 configuration.

The seats have a seat pitch of 38 inches, a seat width of 19 inches and a seat recline of seven inches.

Each seat is upholstered with leather and outfitted with a 13-inch HD screen, independent AC power and USB plug, mini bar and larger tray table.

As for the economy class, there are 227 seats laid out in a 3-3-3 configuration and fitted with a 12-inch IFE screen.

B 209N Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner of China Eastern Airlines at Beijing Capital International Airport
B 209N Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner of China Eastern Airlines at Beijing Capital International Airport

China Eastern 787-9 First Class/Business Plus

  • Thompson Vantage First seats with Slide door to create intimate space
  • 2 seats can be combined into a small conference room to meet the demands of business people or family
  • 32 inch touch screen
  • Mini bar
  • Private locker
  • NFC-pay with your mobile
  • AC and USB power

China Eastern 787-9 Business Class

  • Thompson Vantage XL seat features direct aisle access
  • 18 inch touch screen
  • Mini bar
  • Private locker
  • NFC-pay with your mobile
  • AC and USB power
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China Eastern 787-9 Premium Economy

  • Four-way adjustable headrest
  • Seat width 19 inch & Seat pitch 38 inch
  • Leg and foot rest
  • A cocktail table
  • AC and USB power

China Eastern 787-9 Economy Class

  • Comfortable seats with complimentary WIFI speed up 200Mbps

Seat Map and Seating Chart Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner China Eastern

Wide-body aircraft Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner China Eastern has four class configuration on-board (First/business plus, Business, Premium and Economy) with total of 285 seats.

Use airplane seat map to find which ones are more comfortable and which ones should be avoided.

China Eastern 787-9 Dreamliner seat map under construction

See “China Eastern 777-300ER” for similar seat map on China Eastern wide-body aircraft.

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner China Eastern Aircraft Fleet Inflight Amenities and On-Board Services Information

  • Audio. Each First, Business, and Economy Class seat has a personal TV with access to a wide variety of music channels.
  • Video. Each First Class seat has a 24″ personal TV, each Business Class seat has a 16″ personal TV and each Economy Class has a 11.1″ TV that provides access to various Movies, TV programs, Games (including multiple 3D games), Electronic books, photo browsing using USB, and In-flight browsing and ordering of duty-free goods.
  • AC Power. All seats on this aircraft feature a personal AC power ports.
  • Internet. Wi-Fi is available to all passengers in all classes aboard this aircraft.
  • Food. China Eastern serves complimentary meals, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks. More Information

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner China Eastern Aircraft Fleet Data and Registration Number

RegAircraft TypeDelivered
B-206KBoeing 787-9 DreamlinerOct 2018
B-208PBoeing 787-9 DreamlinerMar 2019
B-209NBoeing 787-9 DreamlinerMar 2019

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