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WestJet orders ten Dreamliners

Low-cost carrier WestJet (Canada) has announced the definitive purchase of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The airline also took options on 10 additional aircraft. The aircraft on firm order are to be delivered from early 2019 until the end of 2021. WestJet also announced that it has selected the General Electric GEnx-1B turbofan to power […]

Korean Air receives first 787-9

Korean Air has received its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline will operate domestic flights from Seoul (Gimpo) to Jeju for a month as part of the required certification period, before launching long-haul international routes to Toronto, Madrid, and Zurich later this year. Korean Air has ordered ten 787-9s. It is scheduled to introduce five […]

Juneyao Airlines confirms 787s

Juneyao Airlines (China) has confirmed an order for five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The Shanghai-based airline also took options on a further five 787-9s. The 787’s will be the first widebody aircraft in Juneyao’s fleet. Juneyao Airlines is one of China’s biggest private carriers. It was founded in 2005 and started flying in 2006. It […]

Air France receives Dreamliner

Air France has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The aircraft was actually delivered to lessor AerCap, which leases the 787 to the French airline. The aircraft is the 500th 787 to come off Boeing’s production lines and the 50th AerCap Dreamliner. Air France will begin operations with the new airplane on its […]

Donghai confirms 787-9 order

Donghai Airlines, based in Shenzhen, China, has finalised an order for five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Last month it confirmed an order for 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliners. The carrier announced its intent to order these aircraft already during the Farnborough Airshow in July this year. Donghai Airlines started freighter operations ten years ago, […]

China Southern orders 787-9s

China Southern Airlines has finalised an order for twelve Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. China Southern wants to strengthen its expanding long-haul fleet. The airline already flies ten 787-8s. With these ‘short-body’ Dreamliners the airline has opened six new non-stop long-haul routes from its homebase Gouangzhou: to London, Rome, Vancouver, Perth, Auckland and Christchurch. Also visit: Airliner […]

Qatar buys 40 Boeing widebodies

Qatar Airways has ordered 40 Boeing widebody aircraft and signed a letter of intent (LoI) for 60 narrowbody 737 Max 8s. The narrowbody order includes 30 787-9 Dreamliners and ten Boeing 777-300ERs. The order is very welcome for Boeing in a slow sales year. Qatar Airways currently flies a mix of Boeing and Airbus aircraft. […]

American receives first 787-9

American Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline will introduce the stretched version of the Dreamliner on services between Dallas Forth Worth and Madrid Barajas and São Paulo Guarulhos from 4 November. American’s 787-9 has 30 business class seats, 21 premium economy seats, 27 main cabin seats with extra leg […]

Boeing announces 737 orders

Boeing has announced orders at Farnbborough from two airlines for a total of 29 737s. Four airlines ordered converted freighters and one airline finalised an order for 787 Dreamliners. – Air Europa ordered 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow. The order was previously attributed to an ‘unidentified customer’. The 737 MAX […]