Tag: 787

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 Q3 Deliveries Slip but Rise Year over Year

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing reported that in Q3 2018 it delivered 190 commercial aircraft, including 138 Boeing 737 planes, two “Queens of the Skies” 747, four Boeing 767, 12 long-range wide-body twin-engine jet aeroplanes 777 and 34 Dreamliners. Boeing delivered 190 new commercial jets in Q3 of 2018, compared with 194 in the second quarter and 202 in the […]

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 […]

Scoot Prepares to Fly to Europe in 2017, the World’s Longest LCC Route

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) medium/long haul low cost airline subsidiary Scoot is now preparing to launch services to Europe in 2nd quarter 2017. For those who doubted the reality of long haul LCC operations, the evidence is mounting that the future of long haul is changing. There are now 11 LCCs operating scheduled routes longer than […]