B787

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....


That time Qantas towed its Dreamliner with a Tesla

Never has a passenger airliner been hitched to an electric passenger vehicle for towing. Well at least not until May 15, 2018....


JAL incorporates new long-haul LCC business, revises fleet plans

Japan Airlines (JAL) has formally established a new company that will operate flights for its new long-haul LCC unit ahead of the planned summer 2020 launch date. ...


Is Airbus A380 making a comeback?

The Airbus A380 Superjumbo has found a new life at Portugal’s Hi Fly, which recently began leasing the aircraft to Norwegian Air Shuttle and Thomas Cook Group....


Aeromexico sings with EPCOR for 787 APUs support

Aeromexico sings with EPCOR for 787 APUs support

Aeromexico signed a contract with AFI KLM E&M via EPCOR, the MRO’s subsidiary specializing in APU support solutions, for the maintenance of APS5000 APUs equipping Mexican flag-carrier’s fleet of Boeing 787s....


Goshawk delivers first of four Dreamliners to Etihad

Goshawk, an aircraft leasing company based in Dublin and London, announced the delivery of a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on long-term lease to Etihad Airways. The delivery is the first of four Dreamliners‘ transaction with Etihad, with the remaining aircraft scheduled to be delivered in 2017....


Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN powers B787 for first time

Rolls-Royce announced that its Trent 1000 TEN engine has powered a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight for the first time. The flight, which took off and landed at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington, US, marked the latest phase in the engine’s development programme ....


Boeing, AerCap deliver Air France's First 787

Boeing and AerCap, a global aircraft leasing, delivered the first Boeing 787 for Air France on the 2nd of December 2016 in Paris, France. The airplane, a 787-9, signified the delivery of AerCap's 50th Dreamliner and will be deployed on Air France's Paris to Cairo route starting in January 2017. The airplane was also the 500th 787 produced on Boeing's production lines....


Norwegian leases 2 B787-9s, exercises options on 8 B737 MAXs

Norwegian will lease 2 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from CIT Aerospace and exercise 8 of its 100 Boeing 737 MAX8 purchase options....


AFI KLM E&M signs with Air Austral for Boeing 787 support

AFI KLM E&M signs with Air Austral for Boeing 787 support

Air Austral has signed a wide-ranging contract for the two Boeing 787 aircraft scheduled to enter its fleet in spring 2016....