Tag: Dreamliner

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 […]

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 […]

EL AL Israel Airlines Celebrate Delivery of First 787 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing, EL AL Israel Airlines and Air Lease Corporation are celebrating the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. EL AL leased the airplane through an agreement with Air Lease Corporation. The 787-9 touched down in Tel Aviv following a nonstop, 6,746 mile (10,856 km.) delivery flight from Paine Field, adjacent to Boeing’s factory […]

Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner Takes The Selfie To New Heights

Reading Time: 2 minutes All new planes have to go through an endurance test to ensure they’re passenger-ready, which is what a Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner was conducting. However, the routine test went off the rails – or off the clouds, rather – when it turned back toward Seattle, where it originated, after flying about 2,000 miles. Then it turned […]

WestJet to Purchase Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 2 minutes WestJet announced today a definitive purchase agreement with The Boeing Company for up to 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. This agreement includes commitments for 10 Boeing 787-9 aircraft to be delivered between the first quarter of 2019 and December 2021, with options for an additional 10 aircraft to be delivered between 2020 and 2024. The […]

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Completes First Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner took to the skies for the first time at Boeing South Carolina. The airplane, which is the newest and longest model of the 787 family, completed a successful flight totaling four hours and 58 minutes. “The 787-10’s first flight moves us one step closer to giving our customers the most efficient […]