Tag: Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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 […]

Turbulence Injures Four on ANA Boeing 787 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-8, registration JA808A performing flight NH-963 from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) to Beijing (China) with 225 people on board, was descending through about 5500 meters (FL180) towards Beijing when the crew illuminated the fasten seat belt signs. Shortly afterwards the aircraft encountered turbulence causing serious injuries to four people on […]

Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner for Gulf Air

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The airplane also debuts the carrier’s new livery. “This delivery is a historic moment for Gulf Air and Bahrain and yet another important step in our strategic direction towards furthering Gulf Air’s fleet modernization […]

American Airlines Closes $12.3bn Deal for 47 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and American Airlines announced the world’s largest airline will more than double its 787 Dreamliner fleet with a new order for 47 of the super-efficient airplane plus 28 options. The 47 787s are valued at more than $12 billion at list prices and makes American Airlines the largest 787 customer in the Western Hemisphere. […]

Healthy Projections For The 787 Aftermarket

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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. […]