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Rytis Beresnevicius
British Airways to receive first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

British Airways is set to expand its Boeing 787 Dreamliner family aircraft, as it is about to accept the largest member, the 787-10, into its fleet on May 21, 2020....


AeroTime Team
Two Qatar Airways planes collide due strong winds in Doha

Two Qatar Airways planes collided on the ground in Doha, Qatar, on April 30, 2020. The culprit of the incident appears to be a storm, as the winds gusts, reaching up to 110 km/h (61 knots), pushed a Boeing 787 out of its parking place. The Dreamliner impacted an Airbus A350XWB, which was parked nearby. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing needs more money, expects several thousand layoffs

As it faces the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on air transport, Boeing is preparing to take additional loans in the coming months and suspend the payment of dividends for years. More layoffs at the company are also expected, starting from June 2020....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Qantas to ground all widebodies, cut 90% flights due to COVID-19

Caught in the global coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting fall of travel demand, Qantas, the biggest Australian airline, and its subsidiary Jetstar are cutting their international flights by approximately 90%. Amid the changes, the group is preparing to ground “almost” all of its widebody aircraft, with at least 150 planes to be stored. ...


AeroTime Team
Capacity-cutting American Airlines to stock up on Dreamliners

American Airlines plans to add 22 new Boeing 787 Dreamliner wide-bodies to its fleet of 947 aircraft. The announcement comes at a time when the slump in demand caused by the coronavirus outbreak forced the U.S. legacy carrier to cut its capacity by as much as 55% on some routes....


AeroTime Team
Boeing confirms further 787 Dreamliner production cuts in 2021

Various global events have severely dented the demand for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. So much so, that Boeing resorted to cutting down production, eventually pumping out only 10 aircraft per month....


AeroTime Team
Boeing 787 Dreamliner: shining star or next in line for trouble?

When authorities around the world grounded the Boeing 737 MAX, the wide-body 787 Dreamliner was left to pick up the pieces. For the first time since entering service in 2011, the aircraft model accounted for approximately half of all the manufacturer’s orders and deliveries in 2019, the company revealed on January 14, 2020. Yet, it still has its own fair share of problems, such as impending production cuts. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Etihad secures EASA approval for 777 and 787 pilot training

Etihad announced that its flight crew training subsidiary, Etihad Aviation Training, gained approval from the European Union Safety Agency (EASA) to train Boeing 777 and Boeing 787 pilots....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Jetstar Airways cuts capacity, considers sale of three Boeing 787

Amidst industrial action and potential financial struggles, Jetstar is cutting its domestic capacity in January and is potentially selling three Boeing 787 Dreamliners, the company indicates....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Boeing discarded 787 lightning protection, despite FAA objections

According to a publicly available letter, Boeing discarded lightning protection materials from the wings of its 787s, despite objections by the FAA. The removal of these materials has left a lot of fasteners on the wing susceptible to ignition....