Boeing Dreamliner News

Air France becomes latest airline to join Boeing Dreamliner club

Air France becomes latest airline to join Boeing Dreamliner club

2 days ago Airline News

Boeing and AerCap have delivered the first 787 to Air France. The airplane, a 787-9, signifies the delivery of AerCap’s 50th Dreamliner and will be deployed on Air France’s Paris to Cairo route starting in January. The airplane is also the 500th 787 produced on Boeing’s production lines.

Vietnam Airlines receives latest Boeing Dreamliner

Vietnam Airlines receives latest Boeing Dreamliner

Boeing and Vietnam Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the flag carrier’s tenth 787-9 Dreamliner. “Vietnam Airlines is proud to welcome our 10th Boeing 787 Dreamliner on behalf of Vietnam Airlines, only 16 months after we took delivery of the first of these state-of-the-art new aircraft,” said Phan Xuan Duc, executive vice president, Vietnam Airlines.

Aeromexico welcomes first Boeing 787-9 to fleet

Aeromexico welcomes first Boeing 787-9 to fleet

25th Oct 2016 Airline News

Aeromexico has unveiled its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - called Quetzalcoatl - at the carrier’s hangar in the Mexico City International Airport. This airplane is the first of ten of these models the airline ordered in a package it announced in July 2012, representing the largest investment in the history of Mexican aviation.

Qatar Airways signs $11.7bn order with Boeing

Qatar Airways signs $11.7bn order with Boeing

Boeing and Qatar Airways announced an order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners and 10 777-300ERs, valued at $11.7 billion at list prices. The airline also signed a letter of intent for up to 60 737 MAX 8s, valued at $6.9 billion at list prices. The announcement builds on Qatar Airways’ current fleet of 84 Boeing aircraft, a combination of 787s and 777s, all delivered over the last nine years.

Uzbekistan Airways takes delivery of first Boeing Dreamliner

Uzbekistan Airways takes delivery of first Boeing Dreamliner

Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. “The delivery of our first Dreamliner marks a new and exciting chapter in our long-standing relationship with Boeing that began back in 1996,” said Valeriy Tyan, director general, Uzbekistan Airways. “We are delighted that as early as in September, passengers of Uzbekistan Airways will be offered a new flight experience and an unmatched level of comfort on-board our Boeing 787 Dreamliner.”

All Nippon Airways welcomes fiftieth Dreamliner to fleet

All Nippon Airways welcomes fiftieth Dreamliner to fleet

Boeing and All Nippon Airways have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Centre. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the world’s first airline to operate 50 787 Dreamliners. “The 787 Dreamliner has played a significant role in opening up new routes into new markets, while also forming the backbone of our long-haul fleet,” said Osamu Shinobe, president, ANA.

American Airlines debuts B787-9 Dreamliner on Madrid route

American Airlines debuts B787-9 Dreamliner on Madrid route

9th Jul 2016 Airline News

American Airlines will debut its new B787-9 Dreamliner on the Dallas Fort Worth and Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport on November 4th, 2016. The aircraft will also operate between DFW and São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport beginning November. Tickets for both routes are now on sale.

Thomson Airways welcomes latest Dreamliner to fleet

Thomson Airways welcomes latest Dreamliner to fleet

30th Jun 2016 Airline News

Thomson Airways’ tenth Dreamliner touched down at Manchester Airport earlier. The airline’s managing director, John Murphy, landed the aircraft after flying 3,950 miles across the Atlantic from the Boeing Factory in Charleston, South Carolina. Its arrival is extra special for the airline, as it is the first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to enter the Thomson fleet.

Air China welcomes first Boeing Dreamliner to fleet

Air China welcomes first Boeing Dreamliner to fleet

1st Jun 2016 Airline News

Boeing and Air China have officially unveiled the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing. The national flag carrier is the first airline in the country to have a 787-9 enter into service. “The 787-9 Dreamliner employs a multitude of cutting-edge technologies best represented by its electronic handling system and wide application of composite materials,” said Captain Wang Yingnian, chief pilot of Air China.

Norwegian adds two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to fleet

Norwegian adds two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to fleet

27th May 2016 Airline News

Norwegian has signed an agreement to lease two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to be delivered in spring 2018. With this new agreement, the company’s long-haul fleet will consist of 42 Dreamliners by 2020. Norwegian also exercises eight of its 100 Boeing 737 MAX8 purchase options.