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Air India to begin Bangalore – London flight, cancels London – Newark

Air India will begin thrice a week flights from Bangalore to London Heathrow from 17th November 2018. The route will be operated by a Boeing 787-8 which features the airline’s newest cabin product. With this flight Bangalore will be the fourth destination from which Air India flies to London after Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Read our review of Air India’s …

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Air Lease Corporation order 78 Boeing aircraft #FIA18

Leasing company Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has announced on day two of the 2018 Farnborough Airshow orders and commitments for 75 737 MAX 8s and three 787-9 Dreamliners. The order is valued at $9.6 billion at current list prices. The three 787-9s and the first 20 737 MAX airplanes of the order are firm purchases. The subsequent 55 737 MAX …

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United orders four Boeing 787-9s #FIA18

United Airlines Boeing 787 N29907. Photo copyright Vedant Agarwal.

Boeing and United Airlines have announced an order for four more 787-9 airplanes. The order valued at about $1.1 billion as per current list prices, was finalized this year and was listed as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. The 787-9 is the longest-range Dreamliner with the ability to fly up to 7,635 nautical miles (14,140 kilometers). United carriers …

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Inflight review: British Airways Boeing 787-8: Club World: Chennai to London

British Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner G-ZBJC. Image Copyright Devesh Agarwal.

Dad and me reached the Chennai airport at around 0430 for our scheduled 0530 flight. This was because British Airways (BA) had 24 hours in advance updated the status of their flight on their app as delayed to 6.40 due to technical problems with the incoming aircraft. (I just found that hilarious that BA could predict that their was going …

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Boeing delivers the first 787-10 to Singapore airlines

American airframer Boeing has delivered the first 787-10 to launch customer Singapore airlines at a special ceremony over the weekend. Around 3000 people marked the milestone delivery at the company’s North Charleston, South Carolina facility which is the exclusive assembly site for the 787-10 unlike her smaller siblings which are also assembled at Paine Field at Everett, Washington. Singapore airlines …

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Boeing reports record deliveries and backlog in 2017

The MAX 8 is sporting the 100 years of Boeing Decal.

American airframer Boeing has set a new record for number of aircraft delivered in a year by surpassing it’s 2015 record of 762 deliveries by one. The company also grew it’s order backlog to a record 5,864 aircraft. The order backlog which equates to around seven years of production was spurred by a 35% increase in 737 orders from 550 …

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Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787’s

The Boeing 787-10 rolled out at Boeing South Carolina. Boeing Image.

American airframer Boeing and middle-eastern carrier Emirates have announced a $15.1 billion deal to purchase 40 787-10 Dreamliners and related equipment at the opening day of the 2017 Dubai Airshow. The airline previously had an order for 70 Airbus A350’s which it cancelled in 2014. This order for 787’s will likely be used to replace some of Emirates’ older 777’s …

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Singapore Airlines signs deal for 39 Boeing aircraft

Singapore Airlines' first Boeing 787-10 rolls out of the final assembly line in Boeing North Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Singapore Airlines have announced a deal with airframer Boeing for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer and is worth $13.8 billion at current list prices. Boeing has said that “the value of this sales transaction will sustain thousands of U.S. suppliers and more than 70,000 direct and indirect U.S. jobs during the …

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Inflight Review: Air India: Business: 787-8: Mumbai – London

Air India Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner line number 35 test registered N1015 (later became VT-ANH) at the India Aviation show, Hyderabad March 2012. Photo copyright Devesh Agarwal.

After being escorted back to the terminal by one of the transit hotel staff. With the way my luck was running this trip, I decided to double check that my bag were through checked to London. I went up to the business class counter in the check in hall which is an odd experience, because the entrance of the counter …

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Boeing begins final assembly of the 787-10

The first 787-10 fuselage beginning final assembly. Boeing Image.

American airframer, Boeing has begun final assembly of the 787-10 at it’s North Charleston plant. The 787-10 is a 18 foot stretch of the 787-9. The -10 will maintain a 95% commonality with it’s smaller sibling and will carry 40 more passengers to a maximum listed range of 6430 nm, as against 8500 nm of the 787-9. The first 787-10 …

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Boeing delivers it’s 500th and Air France’s first Dreamliner

Air France F-HRBA Boeing 787-9. Boeing Image.

American airframer Boeing has delivered the French flag carrier Air France’s first 787. The aircraft, a Boeing 787-9, registered F-HRBA is the 500th 787 to be built and is also lessor AerCap’s 50th Dreamliner. Air France will deploy it’s first dreamliner on the Paris to Cairo route in January. The Air France-KLM Group has ordered a total of 18 787-9s …

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Ruili Airlines finalizes order for Boeing 787-9’s

Boeing CEO Ray Conner and Ruili Airlines Chairman Ma Zhanwei hold up the commemorative purchase certificate.

Yunnan based chinese carrier Ruili Airlines announced today at the third day of the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow the finalization of an order for six 787-9 Dreamliners. The order which is valued at $1.59 billion at current list prices, is the first widebody order for the Yunnan-based carrier. Ruili airlines began operations in February 2014 and currenty operates a fleet …

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Boeing announces orders for 737, 787 and 747-8 on day 2 #FAS16

On day two of the 2016 Farnborough airshow, Boeing has announced orders for the 747-8, 787-9 and the 737 family. TUI Group finalized an order for 10 737 MAX 8s, one 787-9 Dreamliner and an option on an additional 787-9. The order is valued at $1.4 billion at current list prices Air Lease Corporation announced an order for six 737 …

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Boeing announces orders for the 737 MAX and 787-9

On day one of the Farnborough airshow, Boeing has announced orders for the 737 MAX and 787 families. Xiamen Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of up to 30 737 MAX 200 airplanes, valued at up to $3.39 billion at current list prices. The airline which already has orders for the MAX plans to use the MAX …

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Boeing, Norwegian agree to record GoldCare coverage

Boeing announced at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow that Norwegian has committed to GoldCare coverage for its 737 MAX fleet and expanded coverage for the airline’s entire 787 Dreamliner fleet. The new services agreements represent the largest commercial services order in Boeing history. The agreement is valued at around 3 billion USD. With the GoldCare service, Boeing delivers the operational …

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A photo tour of Etihad’s new Boeing 787-9 first, business and economy class

Etihad is the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates and a 24% stake-holder in Jet Airways. At the recent India Aviation show, BangaloreAviation was invited to tour Etihad’s newest aircraft type, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The 787-9 is a stretched variant and commenced joining Etihad’s fleet from December 31, 2014, just 15 days after the airline’s flagship the Airbus …

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Air Canada begins non-stop service to Delhi

Air Canada Boeing 787-9. Airline Image.

Canadian flag carrier, Air Canada begun it’s new non-stop service from Toronto to Delhi today. The new route is the only non-stop between Canada and the Indian subcontinent and will be operated by the airline’s new Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The inaugural flight was operated by G-FNOG which the airline’s newest Dreamliner. The service will begin with four times a week, …

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Why are Air India’s Dreamliners giving trouble when others are not?

Air India Boeing 787-8 VT-ANE.

Last July, India’s civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju told the Indian parliament, national carrier Air India (AI) experienced delays in 318 of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner equipped flights till June 30, 2014 due to a variety of technical snags. This translated to over three per cent of the total Dreamliner equipped flights operated by the airline. In airline jargon, …

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Oman Air receives it’s first Dreamliner

Oman Air's first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at the Everett delivery center. Boeing Image.

Muscat based, Oman Air took delivery of it’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner today. The aircraft bearing the registration A4O-SA is a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner powered by two General Electric GEnx engines. It is the first 787 out of an order for six 787-8’s placed by the airline in November 2011. Paul Gregorowitsch, Chief Executive Officer, Oman Air “We are delighted …

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