Tag: Dreamliner

Air Niugini Becomes New Dreamliner Customer, Finalizing Order for Two Boeing 787-8s

Boeing and Air Niugini today announced an order for two fuel-efficient 787-8 Dreamliners to support the growth of the carrier's long-haul fleet. The jets will enable the national flag carrier of Papua New Guinea to fly new routes from the Pacific island nation and boost capacity for inbound t...

Boris Rhein names Lufthansa Dreamliner “Wiesbaden”

Wiesbaden has a new flying ambassador. The fifth Boeing 787-9 in the Lufthansa fleet, with the registration D-ABPB, was named today at Frankfurt Airport by Hesse's Prime Minister Boris Rhein in the name of the state capital. Since 22 May it has been in service to destinations in Canada and the US...

New Saudi Arabian Carrier Riyadh Air to Launch with All-Boeing Fleet of up to 72 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing and Riyadh Air announced today that the new Saudi Arabian carrier has chosen the 787 Dreamliner to power its global launch and support its goal of operating one of the most efficient and sustainable fleets in the world. Owned by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), Riyadh Air said ...

Budapest Airport’s realises long-haul rebuild with LOT Polish Airlines

Last week marked the re-establishment of Budapest Airport’s direct flights to the US with LOT Polish Airlines. New York JFK is once again accessible to travellers from the Hungarian gateway on the airline’s B787 Dreamliner, operating three-times weekly. “Today is as poignant as welcoming LO...

Etihad Airways adopts Boeing digital solution to further optimize 787 fleet efficiency

Boeing has been selected to provide Etihad Airways with the Jeppesen FliteDeck Advisor digital solution for the carrier’s 787 Dreamliner fleet to optimize operational efficiency and reduce fuel consumption. Etihad has already found benefits from the use of FliteDeck Advisor. During a trial o...

Ethiopian Marks 75th Anniversary

Ethiopian Airline Group, the largest Pan-African aviation group, celebrated its 75th anniversary yesterday, April 8, 2021. Ethiopian made its maiden international flight on April 8, 1946 to Cairo. Ethiopian kicks off a yearlong celebration under the theme “Celebrating 75 Years of Excellence...

Qatar Airways is enhancing the travel experience with Thales AVANT IFE on its Boeing B787-8 Dreamliner

Qatar Airways is one of the fastest growing and highly acclaimed airlines in the world, consistently earning a 5-Star rating by Skytrax. With a fleet of the latest-generation aircraft and an unrivalled level of service, Qatar Airways has a steadfast vision to provide the best in-flight experienc...

Boeing’s 737 MAX remains primary concern despite Dreamliner issues, says GlobalData

Following the news that the Federal Aviation Administration is reportedly investigating potential defects in Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner production; Harry Boneham, Associate Aerospace and Defense Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the situation: “Despite...

EcoDemonstrator programme testing quieter, cleaner flights with Etihad

An Etihad Airways 787-10 Dreamliner decked out with special equipment that can enhance safety and reduce CO2 emissions and noise has commenced flight testing this week for Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator programme. A series of flights will gather the most detailed information to date about aircraft ac...

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. Announces Its Financial Results for 2019

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. Announces Its Financial Results for 2019

In 2019, El Al was in the midst of a major upheaval in its aircraft fleet: The Company completed the removal of old fleets, received 14 Dreamliner aircraft and completed the interior improvement of its narrow-body aircraft fleet. Notwithstanding the fierce competition, the Company succeeded in i...

Ethiopian Airlines commences daily departures from Oslo Airport to Africa

Ethiopian Airlines will begin flying daily departures from Avinor Oslo Airport to Addis Ababa as from 25 June 2020. "We will be going up to daily departures from Oslo for the first time by adding a departure on Thursdays as from the summer of 2020. The extra departure will give Norwegian passe...

EL AL to begin nonstop flights between Tel Aviv and Melbourne, Australia

EL AL to begin nonstop flights between Tel Aviv and Melbourne, Australia

The longest flights ever in the annals of Israel’s aviation industry will be carried out as part of a commercial trial, between the periods of April and May, 2020, for regular operations between Tel Aviv and Melbourne. EL AL Vice President Commercial and Industry Affairs Michael Strassburger,...

Toronto and London now connected on WestJet Dreamliner

Toronto and London now connected on WestJet Dreamliner

Today, WestJet's state-of-the-art aircraft, the 787-9 Dreamliner, will be operating its inaugural Toronto-London (Gatwick) route giving guests on both sides of the Atlantic the opportunity to experience the airline's new Business and Premium service between two large financial and tourism centres. ...

WestJet Dreamin’ more Dreamliner in 2020

WestJet Dreamin’ more Dreamliner in 2020

WestJet today announced its guests in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto will benefit from more domestic and transatlantic 787-9 Dreamliner service for summer 2020, giving the airline's guests more opportunity to experience WestJet's new Business Premium and Economy cabins on the state-of-the-art aircr...

Qantas adds new Sydney-San Francisco Dreamliner route

Qantas adds new Sydney-San Francisco Dreamliner route

Qantas has announced Sydney-San Francisco as the next route for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which will start on 4 December, 2019. The change is timed with the phased delivery of the airline’s six additional Dreamliners as the more efficient aircraft gradually replaces the Boeing 747 aircraft o...

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