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Is the increased humidity on modern jets artificial?

Is the increased humidity on jets such as the 787 and A350 artificial? Or is it a direct result of a greater cabin pressure?
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Why does cabin air have to be dehumidified?

When air is piped in from outside and into a pressurized cabin, it is also dehumidified in the process. All airlines provide beverage service on even short-haul flights to combat the dryness of the ...
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How much humidity is being maintained in cabin and cockpit of B787?

I think in general there is less than 10% humidity is being maintained in most of the commercial aircraft but I think they have improved that in the 787. I am not sure how much that is and if the ...