EVA Air’s new Dreamliners lose appeal against cargo and 777Fs

Evergreen Airways (EVA Air), a Taiwan based airline and a member of Star Alliance, has reportedly reached an agreement with Boeing to change seven 787-10 on-order Dreamliners to three 777F cargo and four 787-9 aircraft....


Neglected after first flight: story of Avianca Boeing 787-9

Avianca’s Boeing 787-9 has a unique story. Unlike many other aircraft currently parked due to technical issues, financial difficulties or COVID-19, Avianca’s Dreamliner was grounded straight after leaving the manufacturer’s assembly line....


Air Canada’s Dreamliner embarks from Sydney to Toronto non-stop

Air Canada is flying directly from Sydney (Australia) to Toronto (Canada) on April 27, 2020. Covering some 15,552 kilometers (9,812 miles), the flight AC7214 is one of the longest ones on the airline’s route map. But is it a record-breaker?...


El Al Flight LY88 connects Israel and Australia for 1st time

An unexpected outcome of the COVID-19 virus outbreak, El Al Israel Airlines finally operated the long awaited its first direct commercial flight between Israel and Australia on March 24, 2020....


Qantas tests direct flight between London and Sydney

Qantas has launched its second ultra-long-haul flight test as parts of the Project Sunrise to help gather data on passenger and crew health....


El Al’s new Dreamliners: fuel efficient headache

El Al Israeli Airlines is currently in a process of fleet renewal, introducing new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The airline expects to receive the final Dreamliner from its order of 16 in the first quarter of 2020; however, it is struggling with Rolls-Royce engines that power 787-9s....


Egypt Air’s new 787 Dreamliner makes greener journey home

EgyptAir received a brand new Boeing 787 on July 24, 2019. The new Dreamliner took from  Seattle to Cairo, making the 5,925 nautical-mile (10,973 km) journey the longest 787 delivery flight using sustainable fuel....


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....


Correction: Air Premia appoints two CEOs

In March 2019, South Korean authorities have issued licenses to the fresh batch of start-up airlines, among which was Air Premia. Fast forward a month, and the airline is already making changes to license, after appointing a second CEO. ...


Lufthansa sells four A380s back to Airbus, adds 40 long-hauls

Lufthansa Group decided to update its long haul fleet with as much as 40 new Boeing Dreamliners and Airbus A350 XWBs. The order is to be split in two equal parts between Boeing 787-9s and Airbus A350-900s that are to “primarily” replace current “four engine aircraft”. Speaking of which, the Group is also removing A380s from its fleet, selling some back to the manufacturer.  ...