Tag: 787-9

Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner to Juneyao Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines. The new, super-efficient Dreamliner will also be the first widebody commercial jet operated by a privately-held Chinese airline. “This delivery is our airline’s biggest milestone and marks a big step toward expanding our network in China and beyond,” said Wang Junjin, Chairman, Juneyao Airlines. “As […]

First 787-9 Dreamliner Joins EVA Air Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing, Air Lease Corp. and EVA Air celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner, via lease from ALC, at Boeing’s South Carolina Delivery Center. EVA Air plans to debut the long-range and super-efficient airplane in November on international routes. “This milestone delivery marks the beginning of a new era for EVA Air as […]

United Airlines Extends Dreamliner Bet with $2.5 Billion Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and United Airlines announced the carrier is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet again with a new order for nine 787-9 airplanes, the longest-range member of the super-efficient Dreamliner family. The deal is valued at $2.53 billion according to list prices. United Airlines says the order reflects its fleet strategy of replacing older widebody jets […]

Air Canada Posts $77.5 million Net Profit in 1Q

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air Canada reported a C$100 million ($77.5 million) net profit for the first quarter of 2016, reversing its C$309 million net loss in 1Q 2015. “Despite somewhat unsettled economic times in Canadian resource markets, a very competitive domestic pricing environment and a continued weak Canadian dollar, we were able to increase our revenue base … […]