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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....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ultra-long range flight “trials” and PR magic behind them

Project Sunrise, seemingly, created magic within the industry. Trialing 19-hour flights, Qantas for sure put a lot of attention into getting the word out, especially considering that there are other flights with similar flight hours. At the same time, has it created a trend of airlines announcing trial flights? Exploring the PR magic behind ultra-long-range trial flights:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Jetstar aims to boost demand between Australia and South Korea

Jetstar Airways announced a new route that will connect Australia's Golden Coast with the capital of South Korea, Seoul. The low-cost carrier aims to boost demand for travel between the two countries, which has been falling since September 2018....


AeroTime Extra
British Airways to take first 787-10 in January 2020

British Airways to take delivery of its new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, while the inaugural route to Atlanta (U.S.) to commence the following month ‒ in February 2020, the carrier announced on November 19, 2019....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Dubai Airshow: Biman Bangladesh Airlines orders two Boeing 787

First deals are being signed during the Dubai Airshow, as Biman Bangladesh Airlines have finalized their agreement with Boeing for two 787-9 Dreamliners. The flag carrier of Bangladesh plans to use these wide-bodies to increase connectivity to Europe....


Clement Charpentreau
Former Boeing engineer questions safety of 787 Dreamliner

A former Boeing employee claims that up to a quarter of the oxygen systems installed on Boeing 787 Dreamliner may be defective. The U.S. planemaker denies the accusation....


Zivile Zalagenaite
After Norwegian Trent 1000 fallout ‒ new safety recommendations

Italian authorities have issued three recommendations to increase Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine safety, following a serious incident in August 2019. At the time, left engine on Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-8 broke down shortly after take-off, pouring 4 kg of debris on Italian city streets. ...


AeroTime Team
Air New Zealand awaits Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engine return soon

Air New Zealand is awaiting its last remaining out-of-service Rolls-Royce engines to return to operation in the upcoming months, the airline has revealed announcing its latest financial results. The flag carrier has been hit by several rounds of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 problems that continue to affect its operations....


Merve Kara
Norwegian Boeing 787 engine fragments rain down on cars, houses

Updated on August 13, 2019. To include comment from the victim. Engine fragments of a Norwegian Boeing 787 fell from the sky shortly after takeoff from  Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy, damaging houses, roofs, and cars. One person was injured in the incident....