Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Unique characteristics

A smooth journey

The WestJet 787 Dreamliner has smart sensors that detect turbulence and are designed to reduce motion sickness eightfold, according to Boeing.

A spectacular view of the world

  • The biggest window size of any aircraft, positioned so that everyone can enjoy the views
  • Dreamliner interior includes high vaulted ceiling, wide body, and adjustable LED lighting
  • No more shades. Windows are dimmable at the touch of a button

Business cabin

  • Private pods featuring lie-flat seats 
  • Extra space to work and relax 
  • Luxurious blankets and pillows, plus enhanced menu offerings 

A greener machine

  • Dreamliners use 25% less fuel per passenger compared with aircraft of a similar size
  • 10% more fuel efficient than the best of its competition, according to Boeing

A breath of fresh air

  • More humid cabin air means your throat and eyes suffer less dryness
  • Cabin is pressurized to 2,000 ft lower than the standard 6000 ft, making it easier to breathe
  • HEPA (high efficiency particulate air) filtering technology keeps cabin air clean. The same HEPA filters are used to keep hospital operating room air clean and safe

Experience a quieter cabin

  • A quiet air conditioner and technology that reduces vibrations in sidewalls, ceilings, and softens engine noise
  • Better speakers make the public address system easy to hear


Guest capacity

320 seats, 16 Business, 28 Premium, 276 Economy

Business seat pitch

116 cm / 46 in

Premium seat pitch

96 cm /  38 in

Preferred seat pitch

89 cm /  35 in

Economy  seat pitch

79 cm / 31 in


9 (1 Business, 2 Premium, 6 Economy)


General Electric GEnx

Cruise speed

1047 kph / 65 mph / 566 knts / Mach 0.85

Maximum altitude

12,496 m / 41,000 ft


14,140 km / 8.786 mi / 7,635 nmi

Aircraft length

63 m / 206 ft

Tail height

17.02 m / 55.1 ft


60.17 m / 197.4 ft

Cargo container dimensions

162.4 cm (64 in) tall. Depth and width vary by container. 

787-9 Seat Map
Seat type
        Business seat
        Premium seat
        Preferred seat
        Economy seat
        Less desirable