EASA issues AD for Rolls-Royce Trent engines on A3330neo and Boeing 787
Ruta Burbaite

EASA issues airworthiness directive for RR Trent 1000 and 7000

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued on November 20, 2019, an airworthiness directive (AD) for Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 and Trent 7000 engines. The significance of the regulation? The engines in question are those that power Airbus A330neo jets and Boeing 787 Dreamliners....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Remembering the first commercial Boeing 787 flight

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner was like no other aircraft at the time – built from composites, the wide-body aircraft promised exceptional performance and operational economics to potential customers. Yet the same customers were, rightfully so, annoyed with it....


Zivile Zalagenaite

It’s official: Boeing pushes 777X, to lower 787 production rate

Together with its Q3 2019 financial results, Boeing has clarified the future of its wide-body planes, officially confirming what Emirates CEO Tim Clark had previously hinted. Boeing has pushed back the 777X entry into service date to 2021....


Zivile Zalagenaite

Qantas’ special 787 Dreamliner rolls out paintshop

While Qantas still has a year and a few weeks left before officially starting to count its age in three-digit numbers, the Flying Kangaroo’s newest Dreamliner is already wearing the centenary symbolics. And the number 100 is not the only thing that is unique about this aircraft. Take a look at the special livery below!...


Ruta Burbaite

Aeroflot drops order for 22 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, awaits A350s

Aeroflot is keeping busy these days when it comes to sprucing up its fleet. The Russian flag carrier has cancelled its long-standing order for 22 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, as the airline awaits the arrival of its all-new Airbus A350XWB wide-body aircraft next year. The move will present another blow to Boeing, as the company seeks new business for the 787 in order to avoid future production rates cut....


Zivile Zalagenaite

Air New Zealand inks 8 787-10 Dreamliners deal with Boeing

Air New Zealand and Boeing have inked a $2.7 billion (at list prices) worth contract for eight 787-10s. The Dreamliners are to replace the airline’s aging 777-200ERs. The airline, which already operates several Trent 1000-powered Dreamliners, appears to be tired with the never-ending Rolls-Royce engines issues, as it opted for Genx for its new purchase. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite

Muilenburg: US-China trade war is a risk to Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China is a risk factor for Boeing wide-body plane sales. The company’s CEO Dennis Muilenburg said that if unsolved, the situation threatens the 787 Dreamliner, as its production is dependable on the needs of Chinese customers. ...


AeroTime Team

Boeing closes South Carolina facility ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Ahead of approaching Hurricane Dorian, Boeing anticipates that some of its manufacturing locations in the United States will be impacted. Operations at some facilities, including the South Carolina factory, have already been suspended, while the company “continues to monitor” situation at others. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Why The Airbus A350 Was The Make It Or Break It Aircraft For Airbus

When Boeing announced the 787, Airbus had no response to it. Nevertheless, airlines asked the company to provide an answer to the 787 and it was the A350. Read more:...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Boeing Under Fire Over The Safety Of The 787 Dreamliner

A recently published article revealed negligence by Boeing. After the recent 737 MAX crashes, it seems like the company is taking another blow. Read more:...