The incremental order further supports efforts to reduce complexity in the group’s long-haul fleet and improve overall environmental performance by introducing more fuel-efficient widebody jets.
An engine onboard United Airlines flight 328 failed on Saturday as it was flying from Denver to Honolulu, showering the suburbs of the Colorado city with debris.
Boeing has confirmed it will consolidate production of 787 Dreamliner jets at its facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The process will start in mid-2021.
Boeing and Japanese airline group ANA Holdings have signed a deal for 20 more 787 Dreamliner planes. The agreement includes 11 787-10s, one 787-9 and options for five 787-9s and is valued at more than $5 billion at list prices.
British Airways has announced that it will take delivery of its first 787-10 Dreamliner in January. The flag-carrier also revealed the plane’s first route will be to Atlanta in February.
Boeing and Emirates have finalised a purchase agreement for 30 787-9 Dreamliner planes, valued at $8.8 billion according to list prices. It is the second large order at the Dubai Air Show for Emirates, with the airline earlier this week concluding a deal for 50 Airbus A350-900 planes.
Boeing and Air Premia have announced the Korean start-up airline plans to buy five 787-9 Dreamliner planes, following an agreement to lease three 787-9 jets from Air Lease Corporation earlier this year.
Boeing and Air New Zealand have finalised an order for eight 787-10 Dreamliner planes valued at $2.7 billion at list prices. The carrier will integrate the largest Dreamliner model into its fleet of 787-9 and 777 planes from 2022.
On the side-lines of crown prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa’s official visit to the United States of America, Gulf Air has received its seventh Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Dulles International Airport.
The Vietnamese flag carrier plans to put the 787-10 – the most fuel-efficient twin-aisle airplane in the industry – on the busiest routes in its expanding network. The deal comes via a lease from Air Lease Corporation.