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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 […]

Boeing rolls out first 787-10

Boeing has rolled out the first double stretch 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the Dreamliner family. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, South Carolina site celebrated the event. The 787-10 is the longest model of the Dreamliner family. The aircraft is 5.5 m (18 ft) longer than the 787-9. The 787-10 is built […]

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 […]