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Boeing 787 Dreamliner will start its US run at Logan

The fuel-efficient Dreamliner is making it feasible for airlines to try new long-haul flights. For Boeing, there’s a lot riding on the plane’s inaugural US route, Boston-to-Tokyo.

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

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