Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787-9. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap.
Boeing and Singapore Airlines have formally announced a deal for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s, during a ceremony at the White House. The order, previously attributed to an unidentified customer, is worth $13.8 billion at current list prices.
Boeing and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have announced an agreement to strengthen collaboration in ways that will enhance both companies’ competitiveness.
Boeing has rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner built for Singapore Airlines at its final assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The airplane will now undergo the painting of the airline’s livery and begin its system checks, fuelling, and engine runs.
Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced the airline’s intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. Boeing and the Turkish government also announced the Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Initiative, which is designed to support the growth of the Turkish aerospace industry.
Japan Airlines has announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners from Boeing. The order is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices and will expand JAL’s Dreamliner fleet to 49 airplanes.
Qantas has urged aircraft manufacturers to go the extra mile and develop an aircraft that is able to link Australia to anywhere in the world. “We want the hop to be completely eradicated,” said Gareth Evans, chief executive, international, at Qantas.
Boeing, EL AL Israel Airlines and Air Lease Corporation have welcomed the delivery of the carrier’s first 787 Dreamliner. EL AL has secured the airplane through an agreement with Air Lease.
Etihad Airways today introduced the Boeing 787-9 on its scheduled daily service from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to Beirut, Lebanon. The new 787 Dreamliner service replaces the Airbus A321 aircraft previously operating the airline’s EY535/EY538 flights to and from the Lebanese capital.
Air Europa has added an eighth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to its fleet, with the aircraft beginning operations on the airline’s Madrid-Lima route.