Tag: Boeing 787-9

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Bamboo Airways Prepares to Launch Flights to the US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bamboo Airways is getting ready to start its first flights to the United States on September 23, 2021. Initial flights Bamboo will operate between September and November 2021 will be “proving” flights before the airline launches regularly scheduled service. The airline will operate flights to Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), and Seattle (SEA), with […]

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Air France flight evacuated over a bomb scare at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Air France flight was evacuated over a bomb scare at Charles de Gaulle Airport yesterday. Gerald Darmanin, Minister of the Interior of France, tweeted: “At the request of the Prime Minister, the interministerial crisis unit was opened, following a suspicion of the presence on board of an explosive device on an Air France Ndjamena […]

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Breaking: Lufthansa Orders 10 Brand-new Widebody Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Monday, Lufthansa announced that it had placed an order for ten brand-new long-haul widebody jets, split equally between Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. In 2022, Lufthansa will be taking over five Boeing 787-9s that have already been manufactured for other airlines. Airbus A350-900s will be delivered at some point in 2027-2028. The […]

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Vietnam Airlines Expects Approval to Operate Direct Flights to the US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam Airlines is waiting for the US government approval to operate direct flights to the US. The flights would serve the repatriation needs of the Vietnamese. Vietnam Airlines has previously operated 12 repatriation flights, and now it sees demand for regular direct flights to be scheduled. The plan has been approved by the Board of […]

Vistara and India Welcome the First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vistara, Indian full-service airline, has received the brand new Boeing 787-9, the first one for both the carrier and India. The GEnx-1B powered widebody is the first one out of six on order. The aircraft featuring a three-class cabin layout initially will be deployed on domestic routes. Later the plane will be put into medium- […]

Second Test of World’s Longest Commercial Flight: Qantas Makes it Real

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas Boeing 787-9 (QF7879) has already taken off for the second test of the world’s longest commercial flight. The first test flight was operated last month from New York to Sydney, this time Qantas is on the London – Sydney route. Both flights, and the third which is to be done in December, are operated […]

JUST IN | Qantas Completes Test of World’s Longest Commercial Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Qantas, the flag carrier of Australia, has just made another FIRST in aviation – completed the test of the longest non-stop commercial flight in the world. It took 19 hours and 16 minutes for the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with a total of 49 passengers and crew to take off in New York and successfully land […]

Air Tahiti Nui Receives Brand New Boeing 787-9 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Lease Corporation announced the delivery of the first of two new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Air Tahiti Nui. “We are pleased to announce this milestone delivery of ALC’s first of two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to our friends at Air Tahiti Nui. This aircraft and the second one to follow in […]

Air Canada Boeing 787 Left Hand Engine Went in Flames

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada Boeing 787 left hand engine went in flames while performing flight from Delhi to Toronto with 297 passengers and 14 crew. Airplane was enroute at east northeast of Moscow Domodedovo when the left hand engine  flamed out. The crew successfully restarted the engine, declared emergency and diverted to Moscow Domodedovo for a safe […]

Air Europa Welcomes First Boeing 787-9 in its Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first Boeing 787-9 aircraft was welcomed into the fleet of Mallorca-based airline Air Europa on February 26. Air Europa already owns eight 787-8 Dreamliners and has 15 aircraft on order of the stretched 787-9 version, all of which are due to be delivered in the coming years. From its Madrid-Barajas hub, Air Europa mainly […]