Tag: B787-10

Air New Zealand Eyes New York Direct With New Widebodies

Reading Time: 1 minute Air New Zealand would look to start serving destinations on the US East Coast using aircraft sourced from a tentative widebody order, set to be announced next year. In June, airline Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Christopher Luxon said studies focussing on the A350-1000 and A350-900 from Airbus and the B787-10 and B777X from Boeing would begin […]

Singapore Airlines to Purchase 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing is pleased that Singapore Airlines has announced its commitment to purchase 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners. The national carrier and 787-10 launch customer also announced its recommitment for its previous order for 30 787-10 airplanes. When finalized, the order will be posted on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website. “Singapore Airlines has been […]

Boeing Begins Final Assembly on First 787-10 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing teammates in North Charleston, S.C., started final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner, marking yet another on-time milestone for the development program. The first 787-10 will cycle through Boeing South Carolina’s Final Assembly facility as all major sections are joined, interior and exterior components completed, power turned on and production tests begin. “As we […]

Detailed Design for Boeing 787-10 Completed

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has completed the 787-10’s detailed design, paving the way for assembly to begin on the largest aircraft in the Dreamliner family in 2016. The milestone, which Boeing said was achieved nearly two weeks ahead of schedule, “means the information needed to build parts and tools for assembly has been completed and released for fabrication […]