Tag: Dreamliner

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]