Tag: Dreamliner

Etihad Airways Dreamliner Touches Down in China for the First Time

Reading Time: 1 minute An Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner touched down in Shanghai today from Abu Dhabi on its first flight into China. The new Dreamliner features the airline’s next-generation business and economy class cabins, and will operate with 299 seats, 28 in business class and 271 in economy, the airline said in a statement. It represents a 14 […]

Iran and Its Airlines Nearing Tentative Deal to Buy 100 Boeing Planes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran and its airlines are nearing a tentative agreement to buy about 100 Boeing Co. jets following the easing of trade sanctions, according to people briefed on the discussions. The Islamic Republic is expected to buy jets directly from the U.S. plane maker in what would be one of the highest-profile deals between a U.S. […]

Hainan Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Its First 787-9 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Hainan Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. Hainan becomes China’s first operator of both the 787-8 and 787-9 variants of the Dreamliner family. Hainan Airlines, the largest privately owned airline in China, leased the airplane through an agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The delivery is also the […]

Air China Introduces Its First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Air China officially unveiled the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing. The national flag carrier is the first airline in the country to have a 787-9 enter into service. “The 787-9 Dreamliner employs a multitude of cutting-edge technologies best represented by its electronic handling system and […]

Rolls-Royce and EL Al Team Up for Dreamliners Engine MRO

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce today announced Israeli flag carrier El Al has selected its Trent 1000 engines to power 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft and will enter into exclusive negotiations with Rolls-Royce. The airline is also considering entering into TotalCare® long term service support for the engines. David Maimon, Chief Executive Officer, El Al, said: “We have selected […]

What Do We Know About Airbus A350 XWB?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Airbus is seeing its future with a new generation of long-range widebody airliners with better fuel efficiency, lower operating costs and reduced noise and emission, and the A350 is the best example of all this. The A350 is the first Airbus with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer. This new-generation jetliner […]

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Flying Display

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flight demonstration at Paris Air Show. The industry-leading technology of the 787 Dreamliner is creating remarkable opportunities for airlines around the world and dramatically improving the air travel experience. We call it the Dreamliner effect. The 787’s unparalleled fuel efficiency and range flexibility enables carriers to profitably open new routes as well […]

Detailed Design for Boeing 787-10 Completed

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has completed the 787-10’s detailed design, paving the way for assembly to begin on the largest aircraft in the Dreamliner family in 2016. The milestone, which Boeing said was achieved nearly two weeks ahead of schedule, “means the information needed to build parts and tools for assembly has been completed and released for fabrication […]