Tag: 787 Dreamliner

Air China Takes Delivery of China’s First 737 MAX 8

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air China has taken delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX 8. China’s national flag carrier is the first airline in the country to receive the 737 MAX. Customers throughout China will take delivery of nearly 100 737 MAXs by the end of next year. Boeing’s partnership with Air China dates back to the 1970s. […]

Boeing Transforms Its Supply Chain

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has reached an agreement with key supplier Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to lower costs in the latter’s production of 787 wing components. The deal marks a major turnaround from the 787’s troubled development a decade ago, when Boeing’s failure to properly manage its international supply chain led to years of delays. Roughly two-thirds of the […]

Singapore Airlines Finalises US$13.8b Order For Boeing Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Singapore Airlines (SIA) has formally signed a firm order with Boeing for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s, for additional growth and fleet modernisation through the next decade. The signing took place today (23 October US time) at the White House in Washington DC, at a ceremony witnessed by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister […]

Boeing to Showcase New Airplanes and Services at Paris Air Show

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing confirmed that a 737 MAX 9 flight test airplane will participate in the flying display at the Paris Air Show, which runs June 19-25 at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight in April, while Boeing and Malindo Air celebrated the first delivery of the 737 MAX 8 last month. […]

Boeing Celebrates 787-10 Roll Out

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, S.C. site celebrated the event, along with U.S. President Donald Trump and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. “What’s happening here at Boeing South Carolina is a true American success […]

Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner to Uzbekistan Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. “The delivery of our first Dreamliner marks a new and exciting chapter in our long-standing relationship with Boeing that began back in 1996,” said Valeriy Tyan, Director General, Uzbekistan Airways. “We are delighted […]

ANA Cancellations Continue as 787 Engines Replaced

Reading Time: < 1 minute ANA has started removing some Boeing 787 Dreamliners from service for engine replacement and repair after finding faults on some of its Rolls-Royce engines. ANA said the problem is fatigue cracks in the blades of the engine’s intermediate pressure turbine. “We have been working with Rolls-Royce, the designer and manufacturer of the engines in question, […]

Boeing Delivers 50th 787 Dreamliner to ANA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and ANA celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony today at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the world’s first airline to operate 50 787 Dreamliners. “The 787 Dreamliner has played a significant role in opening up new routes into […]

Norwegian Adds Over 75,000 Low-Cost Transatlantic Seats This Winter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Low-cost airline Norwegian is expanding its long-haul network by releasing a record number of seats for this winter, perfect for holiday loving Brits looking for a bargain break in the States. Over 75,000 seats are now available to book on Norwegian’s direct low-cost long-haul flights between the UK and US for travel from November 2016 […]

Air Austral Celebrate Delivery of Airline’s First 787 Dreamliner

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Air Austral are celebrating the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The newest addition to the Air Austral long-haul fleet will touch down at Roland Garros Airport in Saint-Marie, Reunion Island tomorrow following a 10,500-mile (16,898-kilometre) delivery flight originating from the Boeing Everett Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. “The state of […]