Boeing 787

The destiny of Icelandair’s 787

About IcelandairIcelandair began its operations in 1937 and is the national carrier of Iceland. The fleet of Icelandair consists of 35 aircraft and has further 14 on order. The business model of this...


Etihad lands in Israel: the first Gulf-based airline to do so

Etihad Airways operated the first-ever commercial passenger flight to Israel on October 19, 2020, as the diplomatic relations continue to warm between the United Arab Emirates and Israel....


What to be left in Everett after Boeing 787 Dreamliner move out?

Boeing has officially confirmed the decision to consolidate the 787 Dreamliner production in the company’s factory of North Charleston. This means that from mid-2021, the birthplace of the Dreamliner, Everett, will no longer produce the aircraft. But what will be left in Everett following the displacement?...


Qatar Airways bets on Boeing 787s & Airbus A350XWBs

Qatar Airways appears to be seriously betting on its Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleets for long-haul operations. The air carrier has highlighted the modernity and sustainability of the aircraft type versus other aircraft types, namely the Airbus A380, when announcing the resumption of flights to three destinations in South Africa on October 1, 2020....


Boeing set to consolidate 787 assembly, move it out of Everett

Boeing is set to announce the end of the assembly of 787 Dreamliner in Everett, Washington, consolidating the final stages of the production of the plane in North Charleston, South Carolina....


More troubles for Boeing 787: FAA warns of autopilot problems

On September 24, 2020, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a special bulletin warning Boeing 787 Dreamliner operators of potential for autopilot flight director system (AFDS) failure....


Could stretch have saved Airbus A380?

There are quite a few good reasons why the Airbus A380 never materialized into the poster child that the manufacturer wanted it to be. But was there a saving grace around the corner or was it truly doomed?...


Boeing 787-8, 787-9, and 787-10: Tell them Apart! [Quiz]

As we celebrate the fact that the Boeing 787-9 first flew on September 17, 2020, can you separate the 787-8, 787-9, and the 787-10? Take the quiz and find out!...


Another one: Boeing 787 vertical tail fin faces safety concerns

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is facing another quality issue, as the manufacturer is now facing problems with its vertical tail fin. That is the third issue related to the 787 that has surfaced over the past month....


Boeing discovers new 787 Dreamliner production flaw

On September 8, 2020, Boeing said it has discovered a new manufacturing flaw in its 787, mere days after Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began investigating the Dreamliner’s production issues....