Tag: Dreamliner

First North American Airline Welcomes Boeing 787-10 to its Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute United is the first North American airline which took delivery of the 787-10, and the first airline in the world to have the entire family of 787-8, 787-9 and 787-10 Dreamliners in its fleet. Boeing’s latest Dreamliner model is 18 feet longer than the 787-9, and can carry more passengers and cargo than previous 787 […]

Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner to Juneyao Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines. The new, super-efficient Dreamliner will also be the first widebody commercial jet operated by a privately-held Chinese airline. “This delivery is our airline’s biggest milestone and marks a big step toward expanding our network in China and beyond,” said Wang Junjin, Chairman, Juneyao Airlines. “As […]

United Airlines Pilot Issues Fuel Mayday Call

Reading Time: 1 minute A United Airlines plane on a flight from Los Angeles to Sydney has landed at Sydney Airport after the pilot issued a mayday alert. The plane was low on fuel and made the mayday call as a precaution. United Airlines Boeing 787-9, flight UA839, carrying 194 people, had been on a 15-hour flight to the […]

First 787-9 Dreamliner Joins EVA Air Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing, Air Lease Corp. and EVA Air celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner, via lease from ALC, at Boeing’s South Carolina Delivery Center. EVA Air plans to debut the long-range and super-efficient airplane in November on international routes. “This milestone delivery marks the beginning of a new era for EVA Air as […]

Boeing Updates Its Livery System to Boeing Blue

Reading Time: 1 minute From now on Boeing passenger aircraft will share a unified look as the US-based planes’ manufacturer revealed a new livery that mirrors the commonality across its aircraft families. “The family name now takes precedence, replacing the minor model designator on the nose and aft fuselage. A larger Boeing logo, a shared color palette rooted in blue and […]

Boeing, Uzbekistan Airways Finalize Order for 787-8 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, announced the finalization of an order for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $239 million at current list prices. Uzbekistan Airways currently operates two Dreamliners on international routes, including Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan and USA. With this order, the carrier will add five more […]

Mobil Jet™ Oil 387 Used in First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute The first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the newest and largest addition to the 787 family, was converted to Mobil Jet™ Oil 387, following its late March 2018 delivery to Singapore Airlines. The converted components include the aircraft’s Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engines as well as its UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) variable frequency starter generators (VFSGs). Mobil […]

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. […]

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 […]

Norwegian Takes Delivery of 150th Boeing Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norwegian has celebrated taking delivery of its 150th aircraft from Boeing since 2008. In 2017 Norwegian has taken delivery of 32 new aircraft. Norwegian’s 150th brand new aircraft from Boeing, a 787-9 Dreamliner adorned with the Jonathan Swift tailfin hero, a celebrated Irish author, arrived at Oslo airport last week, closely followed by a brand […]