Tag: Boeing 787

Will Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Engine Problems See the End?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rolls-Royce, one of the leading manufacturers of aircraft engines, said it is making steady progress with Trent 1000 engines to eliminate issues and make grounded aircraft airborne again. However, the progress appears to be slightly below the original plans, meaning that safe take-off of Boeing 787 planes powered by the Trent 1000 engines will be […]

Boeing 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR Flies Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing delivered the fifth 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR via a lease agreement with AerCap. Egypt’s national carrier took advantage of a new Boeing program and filled its new super-efficient airplane with biofuel for the flight home, underscoring the airline’s drive to improve the efficiency and sustainability of its operations. “We are committed to the sustainable […]

Korean Air Places Order for 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 1 minute Korean Air has finalized an agreement with Boeing to order 20 787 Dreamliner airplanes – including 10 each of the 787-10 and 787-9 models – valued at $6.3 billion according to list prices. Along with an agreement to lease 10 additional 787-10 jets from Air Lease Corporation, the carrier will quadruple its Dreamliner fleet as […]

Air New Zealand Closes a Multi-Billion-Dollar Deal with Boeing

Reading Time: 1 minute Air New Zealand has finally agreed on the options for its long-haul fleet. It is Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. According to the list prices, the value of the deal is $2.7 billion. Earlier this month the airline revealed it is considering between Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 aircraft. The were also rumours about the Boeing new […]

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 […]