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Qantas Reveals Dreamliner Centenary Scheme

As Qantas moves towards its centenary year, the Australian flag carrier has unveiled a special livery on its newest Dreamliner. The aircraft, VH-ZNJ was rolled out the paint shop at Boeing’s Everett facility and will now undergo a series of

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Boeing 777 Becomes Sixth ‘EcoDemonstrator’

Boeing is using a 777-200 as part of the sixth iteration of its ecoDemonstrator programme. The former Air China aircraft, N772ET (c/n 29747), will serve as a flying testbed for 50 projects from later this year. The US manufacturer has

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Air Tanzania’s Historic Return to Johannesburg

After a hiatus of more than ten years, Air Tanzania has celebrated the re-launch of services between South Africa and the East African nation. The first of the new flights between Dar es Salaam/Julius Nyerere and Johannesburg /O. R. Tambo

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EVA Air Receives First 787-10

Privately owned Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of its first of 20 Boeing 787-10s. The aircraft, B17801 (c/n 63510), was handed over on June 20 at the US manufacturer’s North Charleston facility and will join four 787-9s already

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Major Boeing and Airbus Orders from Lufthansa

Lufthansa Group has ordered 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and a further 20 Airbus A350-900s as it looks to expedite the removal of older, four-engined types from its fleet. The new aircraft are scheduled to be delivered between late 2022 and

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Trent Trouble Continues for Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce has received more bad news regarding the Trent 1000 engine that powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner family. In a new airworthiness directive (AD) issued by the Federal Aviation Administration on January 18 new restrictions are being placed on an

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Boeing Delivers First WestJet 787-9

Canadian carrier WestJet has accepted delivery of the first of ten Boeing 787-9s. The aircraft, C-GUDH (c/n 64974) represents the start of an ambitious new chapter for the airline, with major growth plans coupled with a more upmarket approach. The

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Dublin Secures New China Route

Hainan Airlines is launching its second service linking China with Ireland. From February 25, the Chinese carrier will connect Dublin with its Shenzhen hub. Flights will operate on Mondays and Friday and be operated by Hainan’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Outbound

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First Look at WestJet 787-9

WestJet has released the first images of its new Boeing 787-9. The example, C-GUDH (c/n 64974) is pictured straight out of the paint shop with a refreshed livery, representing the first of ten Dreamliners on order for the Calgary-based carrier.

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United Confirms 787-10 Debut

United Airlines has announced six cities that will be the first international destinations to welcome its new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. Services from the carrier’s New York/Newark hub to Frankfurt, Paris/Charles de Gaulle and Dublin are among those featuring the 787-10

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