The Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which can fly long distances with less fuel than other planes its size, will make its inaugural Boston-Tokyo flight April 22. Boston will be the first US city to have commercial service using the much-anticipated aircraft.

Aaron Atencio, Patrick Garvin, Javier Zarracina / Globe Staff
SOURCES: Boeing Co.; Great Circle Mapper; GE Aviation; Rolls-Royce; Massport