Tag: Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Royal Air Maroc confirms order for two Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and Royal Air Maroc announced today the North African carrier placed a repeat order for the 787 Dreamliner, confirming two 787-9s in its order book as the airline grows its widebody fleet. The carrier, which currently operates nine Dreamliners, leverages the 787 family's efficiency and flexi...

flydubai orders 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, its first widebody airplanes

Boeing and flydubai announced today an agreement to purchase 30 787-9 Dreamliners as the airline diversifies its fleet with the introduction of widebody jets. In a signing ceremony at the Dubai Airshow, the Dubai-based carrier said it plans to use the efficient 787 to open new routes and grow capac...

Qantas nearly doubles Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet with order for 12 widebody jets

Boeing and the Qantas Group announced today the carrier has selected the 787 Dreamliner family to modernize its widebody fleet with an order for four 787-9 and eight 787-10 airplanes. With enhanced fuel efficiency and environmental performance, the 787 Dreamliner is pivotal to Qantas' global grow...

Nightmare for Dreamliner: Truck crashes into Air NZ jet at airport

NZ Herald An Air New Zealand aircraft is out of action until further notice after it was damaged when a truck crashed into it on the tarmac at Auckland International Airport. Flights have been impacted while the plane, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, remains out of service. The Herald understand...

Riyadh Air signs deal for 90 GEnx engines to power Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fleet

Following its recent agreement for a wide-body order of 39 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, Riyadh Air has signed a deal for 90 GEnx-1B engines to power its new fleet. The order also includes spare engines and a TrueChoice services agreement. The agreement was signed at the Paris Air Show, at...

Hawaiian Airlines Unveils Boeing 787 Dreamliner Cabin Design

Hawaiian Airlines today introduced an elevated standard of leisure travel, inspired by early Polynesian voyages, with the unveiling of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner interior and new class of premium service – the Leihōkū Suites. Guests onboard Hawaiian's 787 – entering service beginning ea...

SAUDIA to Grow Long-Haul Fleet with up to 49 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and Saudi Arabian Airlines today announced the national flag-carrier will grow its long-haul fleet with the selection of up to 49 787 Dreamliners. SAUDIA is set to purchase 39 787s, with a further 10 options, utilizing the outstanding efficiency, range and flexibility of the Dreamliner to ...

United Airlines Unveils Historic Order to Purchase Up To 200 New Boeing Widebody Planes

United Airlines today announced the largest widebody order by a U.S. carrier in commercial aviation history: 100 Boeing 787 Dreamliners with options to purchase 100 more. This historic purchase is the next chapter in the ambitious United Next plan and will bolster the airline's leadership role ...

AerCap adds five Boeing 787 Dreamliners to its fleet

Boeing and AerCap Holdings N.V. today announced that the global lessor is growing its substantial 787 Dreamliner portfolio with an order for five additional 787-9 jets. "AerCap is the world's largest 787 customer and we are very pleased to strengthen that position with this order for five additio...

Vistara Enters New Phase of Global Growth with Boeing 787 Dreamliner Arrival

Vistara, Indian full-service carrier and a JV of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today took delivery of its first wide-body aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, marking a significant milestone for India’s only five-star airline. The new aircraft will depart Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center...

London Stansted boosts flights to India with new service

Trade and tourism industries across the East of England and London are set to receive a major boost from the launch of a new Air India service between London Stansted and India’s economic hub Mumbai next month. The new three-times a week service begins on February 21 initially for the winter s...

Etihad Operates Eco-Flight to Brussels for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Etihad Operates Eco-Flight to Brussels for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, yesterday operated a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, featuring a range of initiatives designed to illustrate the airline’s broad commitment to sustainable practices in the air and on the ground. Flight EY 57...

WestJet announces $100,000 commitment to help grow Indigenous Tourism across Canada

WestJet announces $100,000 commitment to help grow Indigenous Tourism across Canada

The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada has significantly increased its wingspan after a $100,000, over three years, commitment with WestJet was announced today, during the International Indigenous Tourism Association Conference in Kelowna, Syilx Territory, BC (IITC). "From launching Indig...

Gulf Air receives its seventh 787-9 Dreamliner with fresh livery

Gulf Air receives its seventh 787-9 Dreamliner with fresh livery

Gulf Air yesterday took delivery of its 7th Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Washington Dulles International Airport, complete with a new livery. The national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has redesigned the vintage version of the Golden Falcon Lockheed TriStar livery, representing the company’...

Qatar Airways launches new route to Luanda, Angola

Qatar Airways launches new route to Luanda, Angola

Qatar Airways has expanded its route network in Africa with the launch of a new connection from Doha to Luanda, Angola. Starting March 2020, the service will be operated five times a week utilising a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker said: “...

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