Tag: Boeing 787

Air New Zealand to Decide in Favour of Boeing Aircraft?

Reading Time: 1 minute After 18 months of discussions, calculations and attempts to arrive at the final decision, Air New Zealand, an Auckland-based airline, has come closer to picking the aircraft to renew its widebody fleet. According to Reuters, it will be Boeing. Reportedly, the flag carrier of New Zealand is looking for an option to replace its eight […]

Aeromexico Boeing 787 Faces Speed Problems

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeromexico Boeing 787-9, registration XA-ADH performing flight AM-26 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Mexico City (Mexico), was climbing out of Amsterdam when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to return to Amsterdam reporting they had speed problems. The aircraft returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 06 about 70 minutes […]

Rolls-Royce: Reasons Behind Losses in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce, a British aircraft engines manufacturer, announced 2018 results reporting £2.9 billion losses. Among the main reasons the company names long-running mechanical problems with Trent 1000 engines. Number of Trent 1000 powered aircraft operated by such major airlines as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand and some others, were kept out of service due […]

Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Skids off Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute A Japan Airlines Boeing 787, performing a flight from New Delhi with 201 passengers and crew on board, skidded off the runway at Narita airport, an international airport serving the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. No injuries were reported, although the airport was forced to temporarily close one of its runways. The reason of the […]

LOT Boeing 787 Engine Shuts Down in Flight over Atlantic

Reading Time: 1 minute LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-800, performing flight from Mexico to Poland, was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean when the crew needed to shut one of the engines down. The aircraft diverted to New York JFK and landed safely on New York’s runway 04L about 2:15 hours later. The crew advised no further assistance was needed […]

Turkish Airlines Finalises Airbus and Boeing Orders

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkish Airlines has revealed that it has decided to purchase 60 wide-body aircraft comprising of 50 firm and 10 optional aeroplanes. With the first six set to be delivered in 2019, the airline will continue to receive aircraft every year all the way up to 2024. Of the total, 30 B787-9 aircraft, 25 firm and […]

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN Enters Service

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce celebrated the entry into service of its Trent 1000 TEN engine. The engine is designed to power all variants of the Dreamliner family, including the new 787-10. The engine incorporates new technologies to deliver increased thrust and improved efficiency for the aircraft. Earlier this year the Trent 1000 engine celebrated a hat trick of […]

Qantas Unveils First Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas has unveiled its first Boeing Dreamliner, the game-changing aircraft that will open up new routes and new levels of comfort for travellers. The latest addition to the Qantas fleet, the 787-9 Dreamliner features next generation seating in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class, with more space and a lower passenger count than most of […]

Boeing Rolls Out Singapore Airlines’ First 787-10 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner built for Singapore Airlines at its Final Assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The airplane will now undergo the painting of the airline’s livery and begin its system checks, fueling, and engine runs. Singapore Airlines is due to take delivery of its first 787-10 in the […]

Aeromexico 787 During Earthquake In Mexico

Reading Time: 1 minute Last week a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico City, the airport of Mexico City suffered from it. A camera footage of an Aeromexico Boeing 787 that was shaken during the earthquake in Mexico.