Tag: 787 Dreamliner

Lufthansa Group Orders 40 Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa Group has announced that it will purchase 40 new aircraft for the group’s airlines: 20 Boeing 787-9 and 20 A350-900 planes. The delivery of new aircraft should start late 2022 and end in 2027. The decision regarding which airline will deploy the aircraft at which hub will be made at a later date. “In […]

Bamboo Airways Orders 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Bamboo Airways today confirmed an order for 10 787-9 Dreamliners valued at $3 billion according to list prices. The order for the super-efficient and longest-range member of the Dreamliner family was unveiled during a signing ceremony in Hanoi, witnessed by U.S. President Donald Trump and General Secretary and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu […]

WestJet Dreamliner Launches First Revenue Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute WestJet’s Dreamliner made its official debut when it pushed back on its first revenue flight on 20 February from Toronto Pearson International Airport. The aircraft, heading for Calgary, was carrying WestJet guests for the first time. “Today’s first revenue flight on the Dreamliner has been years in the making,” said Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet […]

Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Skids off Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute A Japan Airlines Boeing 787, performing a flight from New Delhi with 201 passengers and crew on board, skidded off the runway at Narita airport, an international airport serving the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. No injuries were reported, although the airport was forced to temporarily close one of its runways. The reason of the […]

First Boeing 787 Dreamliner to WestJet

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing delivered the first of ten 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline’s global expansion. Having long operated a fleet of Boeing single-aisle jets, WestJet will use the super-efficient, long-range 787-9 Dreamliner to profitably serve new international routes. The 787 Dreamliner – the fastest-selling widebody jet in history with about 1,400 orders […]

Boeing Delivers the 787th 787 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the super-efficient airplane family and the fastest-selling twin-aisle jet in history. Since its first delivery in September, 2011, the 787 family has flown nearly 300 million passengers on more than 1.5 million flights around the world, including more […]

Shanghai Airlines Adds First Boeing Dreamliner 787 to Its Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Shanghai Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline says it plans to use the super-efficient and passenger-preferred Dreamliner to upgrade its regional and long-range service from its base in China’s largest city. The new airplane, with a special symbol of “100” on its fuselage, is the 100th airplane for […]

Air Lease Corporation Orders 78 Boeing Jets Valued at $9.6 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Air Lease Corporation  announced orders and commitments for up to 78 Boeing airplanes, including 75 737 MAX 8s and three 787-9 Dreamliners, at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. The order, valued at $9.6 billion at current list prices, expands ALC’s 737 MAX portfolio to 213 jets. The three 787-9s and the first 20 […]

Bamboo Airways Orders 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners Worth $5.6B

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Bamboo Airways announced a commitment for 20 787-9 Dreamliners in deal that would be worth $5.6B at current list prices, when finalized. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office, witnessed by Vuong Dinh Hue, deputy prime minister of Vietnam, and Nazak Nikakhtar, Assistant Secretary for […]

Watch Tesla Model X Break World Record by Towing Boeing Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute As part of a publicity stunt by Qantas, a Tesla Model X P100D established a new Guinness World Record for the heaviest tow by an electric production passenger vehicle by towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. With a mere 5,000-lb rated capacity, the Tesla Model X is already the passenger electric vehicle with the highest towing […]