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?...


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....


Emirates conundrum: Boeing 777X or 787?

As winds have shifted in aviation, reports circulated that Emirates is looking to shift more 777X orders towards the smaller aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner. But which aircraft would fit the airline better?...


Qantas’ 787s to be stored for no less than 12 months

With resizing and restructuring to ensue, Australia based airline Qantas is preparing its Boeing 787-9 fleet for storage....


How well do you know the Boeing 787? [Quiz]

On July 8, 2007, the Boeing 787 rolled out of the factory for the first time (07/08/07, got it?). To meet the symbolic date, what came out of the hangar was more of a 1:1 model than a real functioning plane, yet the event was watched by millions of people around the world. Today, the aircraft is well established among 60 operators around the world. To commemorate the occasion, AeroTime News prepared a quiz on the Dreamliner....


United Airlines Boeing 787 u-turns three times in two days

In a bizarre turn of events, a United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner turned back to Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) three times in two days, as it attempted to leave the Japanese capital....


Norwegian cancels all remaining Boeing orders

Norwegian Air Shuttle announced it would cancel its pending order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX and 5 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets. The airline reiterated its will to receive compensation for the losses generated by the 737 MAX grounding and the 787 Dreamliner Rolls-Royce engine problems....


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....


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. ...


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....