Tag: Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Healthy Projections For The 787 Aftermarket

Being a new generation aircraft, it is a a long-held belief that the Boeing 787 will be a lot less maintenance-intensive than some of its older predecessors. It was indeed once stated on these pages that while Boeing designed the 787 to do many things, boosting revenues for aftermarket providers was not one of them. […]

Rolls-Royce and Singapore Airlines Sign Trent 1000 and Trent 700 Contracts

Rolls-Royce signed contracts with Singapore Airlines at the Singapore Airshow covering Trent 1000 and Trent 700 engines. Singapore Airlines formally confirmed a $1.7bn order for Trent 1000 engines to power 19 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which will be covered by Rolls-Royce’s flagship TotalCare® engine support service. The order, originally announced in February 2017, was in […]

Egypt Air Prepares to Make a Significant Aircraft Order

Egypt Air might be getting set to place a double-digit aircraft order according to multiple reports from the country. “We started with the replacement plan, where we purchased nine planes. Regarding the second phase, it includes a new deal for 38 planes, however, this deal is still under study and has not yet been confirmed,” […]

Air Europa Boeing 787 Windshield Cracks After Lightning Strike

An Air Europa Boeing 787-800, registration EC-MOM performing flight UX-98 from Miami,FL (USA) to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 178 people on board, was climbing out of Miami’s runway 27 when the aircraft was struck by lightning. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the climb and was enroute at FL330 about 190nm eastnortheast of […]

27 People Become Sick In Flight of Boeing 787 in Orlando

A Thomson Airways Boeing 787-800, registration G-TUIH performing flight BY-375 from Orlando Sanford,FL (USA) to Bristol,EN (UK) with 287 people on board, was climbing out of Orlando Sanford when the crew stopped the climb at 15,000 feet reporting two flight attendants had become sick reporting nausea and dizzy. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to […]

Emirates A380 Collides With Scoot’s 787 in Singapore

An Emirates A380 flight departing for Tianjin from Singapore’s Changi Airport collided with another aircraft. All passengers have been reported safe. Emirates has said it’s aircraft is “slightly damaged” after the pushback with Singapore’s Scoot flight TZ18 carrying 303. Pictures on social media show minimal damage on Emirates’ A380 wingtip but gashing on Scoot’s 787. […]

Norwegian’s UK Expansion Cleared for Take-Off

Low-cost airline Norwegian is ready to take-off its biggest year ever, with the introduction of brand new aircraft, exclusive new routes – including its first long-haul flights outside the USA – and more affordable flights on the UK’s only direct low-cost transatlantic services. Europe’s third largest low-cost airline will expand its young aircraft fleet with […]

Delta to Cancel Order for 18 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Aircraft

Delta Air Lines has reached an agreement with The Boeing Company to cancel an order placed for 18 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft that Delta assumed in 2008 as part of its merger with Northwest Airlines. While specific terms of the agreement are not disclosed, Delta will continue to take delivery of new 737-900ER aircraft through […]

Dreamliner Lands Safely After Smoke in Cockpit

An Air India aircraft flying from Kolkata to Delhi on Sunday witnessed a serious scare when the pilots reported fumes and smoke in the cockpit of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. They immediately switched off some non-essential electrical equipment in the cockpit and then managed to make a safe precautionary landing at the Indira Gandhi International […]

Low-Cost Air Carriers Spreading Wings Over the Atlantic

Low-cost air carriers are spreading their wings across the Atlantic, much to the chagrin of the major airlines now forced to serve new destinations and cut fares. Transatlantic flights operated by Norwegian Air, Iceland’s Wow air, Canada’s WestJet and Morocco’s Royal Air Maroc have multiplied in recent years as jet fuel has grown cheaper. Frequently […]