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Clement Charpentreau
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....


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....


AeroTime Team
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....


Merve Kara
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....


Merve Kara
Turkish Airlines Dreamliner window melts due to photoshoot

Updated| During promotional shootings of Turkish Airlines’ brand new Boeing 787-9, a window of the airplane melted due to the temperature of spotlights....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing admits falsifying documents of Air Canada Dreamliner?

Among the reports that the U.S. Department of Justice is starting to investigate the production of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a specific manufacturing incident involving the aircraft has come to light. Boeing seemingly admitted that some documents regarding a Dreamliner sold to Air Canada had been falsified. That same plane experienced an oil leak, after ten months of service.  ...


Merve Kara
Turkish Airlines charms with new Boeing 787 Dreamliner interior

Turkish Airlines is getting ready to introduce the first Boeing Dreamliner to its fleet. While the airliner will officially take off on behalf of Turkish later on, in July 2019, the  first photos already reveal what flyers can expect to find onboard....


Paris Air Show
Korean Air to acquire 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing, Korean Air and Air Lease Corporation announced on June 18, 2019, at the Paris Air Show the airline plans to add 30 new 787 Dreamliner airplanes to its fleet, with a commitment to purchase 10 new 787-10s and 10 additional 787-9 airplanes valued at $6.3 billion at current list prices....


AeroTime Team
BA prepares for 1st Pakistan flight after decade-long suspension

After a decade of suspension, British Airways is returning to Islamabad, Pakistan. The airline is launching the new route on June 2, 2019, just before Eid al-Fitr celebrations....


AeroTime Team
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.  ...