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JAL to Add Low-Cost Long-Haul Unit

Japan Airlines (JAL) is establishing a low-cost long-haul carrier at Tokyo/Narita, which is due to start operations before the 2020 summer Olympic Games being held in the Japanese capital. The as-yet unnamed airline will initially use a pair of Boeing

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More 787s for Qantas

Australian flag carrier Qantas has placed a firm order for six additional Boeing 787-9s for its international network operations. This latest deal will bring the airline’s Dreamliner fleet to 14 by the end of 2020.  The arrival of these new

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American opts for Boeing over Airbus

American Airlines has cancelled its order for 22 Airbus A350s, instead placing an order for 47 additional Boeing 787s, valued at $12bn.  The new Dreamliners, 22 -8s and 25 -9s powered by General Electric’s GEnx-1B engines, are scheduled to begin

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First 787-10 Delivered

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has taken delivery of the first Boeing 787-10, the largest member of the Dreamliner family.  The aircraft, 9V-SCA (c/n 60253), was handed over at a ceremony on March 25 at Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina facility where

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Dubai: Boeing wins Azerbaijan Airlines Deal

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced an order for five Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners and a commitment to purchase two “large freighters” on day one of the Dubai Airshow.  The agreement is valued at $1.9bn at current list prices.  Boeing says the freighter

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Bigger Dreamliners for LOT

LOT Polish Airlines has concluded a deal to lease three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from Aviation Capital Group.  The Polish carrier already has six 787-8s and plans to operate the larger variant on its flagship routes to New York and Chicago. 

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ANA Celebrates 50th Dreamliner Delivery

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has welcomed the 50th Boeing 787 into its fleet. In a ceremony held at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center on August 17, the US manufacturer handed over the milestone aircraft, a 787-9, JA882A (c/n 43872), to the

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Boeing’s North Charleston Milestone

Boeing Commercial Airplanes has completed the 100th 787 Dreamliner to be built at its North Charleston, South Carolina facility.  The 787-8, N813AN (c/n 40631), was handed over to American Airlines on February 16 in front of hundreds of the company’s

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Gulf Air Shopping Spree

On day two of the Bahrain International Airshow, Gulf Air announced its decision to convert its previous firm order for 16 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners (placed in January 2008) to the larger 787-9 variant.   

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