787-9 Dreamliner

American Airlines bullish on demand even after Delta variant hits Q3 recovery

American Airlines is confident about travel demand, even after the spread of the Delta variant pushed the airline into a loss for the third quarter...


‌Lufthansa still expecting first Dreamliner before end of winter schedule

Lufthansa is expecting its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner before the end of the winter schedule, the carrier confirms...


Qantas repatriation flight from Buenos Aires to Darwin to be its longest ever

Qantas’ Buenos Aires to Darwin repatriation flight will be its longest ever with almost 18 hours of flight time.  ...


Qantas’ 787s to be stored for no less than 12 months

With resizing and restructuring to ensue, Australia based airline Qantas is preparing its Boeing 787-9 fleet for storage....


Air Tahiti Nui operates longest flight ever due to COVID-19

As an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the French airline Air Tahiti Nui broke the record of the longest passenger flight by traveled distance ever by operating a nonstop flight between Papeete, in French Polynesia, and Paris....


Qantas to launch Project Sunrise research flights

Qantas Airways is launching three ultra-long-haul research flights, as part of the “Project Sunrise”. Around 19-hour long non-stop flights will head off from London (the United Kingdom) and New York (the United States) to Sydney (Australia) with the goal to gather data about inflight passenger and crew health and wellbeing....


Turkish Airlines charms with new Boeing 787 Dreamliner interior

Turkish Airlines is getting ready to introduce the first Boeing Dreamliner to its fleet. While the airliner will officially take off on behalf of Turkish later on, in July 2019, the  first photos already reveal what flyers can expect to find onboard....


Air New Zealand orders 8 Dreamliners to replace 777s

Air New Zealand has just signed a commitment for eight Dreamliners, boosting the worth of Boeing’s backlog by $2.7 billion. While it is the first publicly announced deal by Boeing after the 737 MAX crisis went in full swing, it is not, however, the only plane order for the manufacturer in recent months....


Correction: Air Premia appoints two CEOs

In March 2019, South Korean authorities have issued licenses to the fresh batch of start-up airlines, among which was Air Premia. Fast forward a month, and the airline is already making changes to license, after appointing a second CEO. ...


Did a Virgin Atlantic Boeing really fly faster than sound?

"Fair winds and following seas" ‒ a Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner reached a thrilling speed of 801 mph while flying over the United States. While this ground speed seemingly leaves behind the speed of sound (767 mph), the jetliner did not, in fact, magically turn supersonic....