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....


Air New Zealand plane takes off from Auckland, lands in scandal

An Air New Zealand flight en route to Shanghai turned back and landed at the departing airport on February 9, 2019. Now, three days later, the occurrence is still causing a stir, as the reported reason behind the comeback taps into a highly sensitive political issue: allegedly, the plane was turned away because its paperwork contained a reference to Taiwan....


The first 787-9 Dreamliner arrives for Canadian airline WestJet

One of Canada's leading airlines, WestJet has entered into what it calls 'the global era' with the arrival of the carriers first widebody Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.The aircraft has been named in honour...


Dreamliner’s chilling near-miss: drone came within 10ft of plane

On June 25, 2018, one of Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9s came very close to a tragedy when upon its approach to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) a drone was spotted passing the plane within just 10 feet. ...