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United Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

United Airlines' first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. N38950. #181. ZB167.

Star Alliance member United Airlines became the first North American airline to operate both variants of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner when it took delivery of its first 787-9. The The 787-9 is the extended version of the existing 787-8 with the fuselage extended by 20 feet (6 meters) which allows the new aircraft to fly up to 40 more passengers …

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Xiamen Airlines recieves its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Xiamen Airlines' first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Fujian province based, Chinese carrier, Xiamen Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, becoming the third Chinese airline to operate the new generation aircraft. This is part of a six Dreamliner aircraft order. Xiamen Airlines, which was the first joint venture between the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and a municipal government, way back in 1984, started …

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Boeing delivers Royal Jordanian’s first 787-8 Dreamliner

Royal Jordanian Airlines' first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner JY-BAA. Returning from high speed taxi and brake testing at Paine Field, Everett.

US airframer Boeing delivered to national carrier and oneworld member Royal Jordanian the airline’s first 787-8 Dreamliner registration JY-BAA. The aircraft is leased via AerCap. The Bangalore Aviation team was present at Paine Field in Everett Washington state on July 30, when the aircraft entered the runway for the first time and conducted high speed taxi tests. The airline will …

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Boeing announces orders for 737NG, 737 MAX, 777X and 787

A computer generated image of the Boeing 737-700(C) in Air Algerie colours. Boeing Image.

It’s day three of the 2014 Farnborough airshow and Boeing is continuing to announce orders for their aircraft. The first order of the day came from Air Algerie for two Next-Generation 737-700C (Convertible) airplanes, valued at $152 million at list prices. The second announcement of the day was confirmation of a major commitment placed at the 2013 Dubai airshow, Qatar …

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Farnborough wrap-up: 15th July 2014

Computer generated image of the Boeing 777-300ER in Intrepid colours. Boeing Image.

Day two of the show is officially over and as expected all the major players and some not so major players of the aviation industry announced orders for their various aircraft. Mitsubishi Aircraft: Announced an order for six Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) 90 for Myanmar based Air Mandalay. Bombardier: Launched a Passenger – Cargo combi version of their  Q400 turboprop. …

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Boeing announces orders for the 737 MAX, 777-300ER and 787-9

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US Airframer Boeing has announced three orders for it’s aircraft at Farnborough today. The first order was from Air Lease Corporation for 26 aircraft, six 777-300ERs and 20 737 MAX 8s valued at $3.9 billion at list price. The second order was six 777-300ERs for Intrepid Aviation, the companies first direct order with Boeing. The order is valued at $1.9 …

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Boeing showcases 787-9 at Farnborough to counter Airbus

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Seen landing after it's display on day one of Farnborough 2014.

US airframer Boeing showcased its new 787-9 Dreamliner as it began an aggressive counter to European rival Airbus ahead of the start of the Farnborough air show 2014. Readers will recall, Boeing delivered the first 787-9 to launch customer Air New Zealand less than a week ago. READ ONLINE: Video of Boeing 787-9 practising flying demonstration for Farnborough air show …

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In Pictures: Farnborough Day 1, Red Arrows open the show

The 2014 edition of the Farnborough Airshow opened today with a series of media briefings and a fly past by the Royal Airforce (RAF) Red Arrows. The show also had a series of Biz-Jets flying in and out. The Boeing P-8A Poseidon which was on display at RAF Fairford flew into the show today morning and was pushed into it’s …

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Farnborough air show 2014 kicks off. Inside the Boeing 787-9.

The 2014 of the Farnborough air show kicks off later today with all the big names in aviation showcasing the best they have to offer. The Bangalore Aviation team were at the show today and will kick off our show coverage with these pre-show pictures. We were also invited onto the first Boeing 787-9 made (ZB001), the airplane is in …

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Through the lens: Delhi after dark – part 1

Lufthansa Boeing 747-8i D-ABYI "Fanhansa" Livery

Last month, we had the opportunity to shoot on the airside at Delhi International Airport (DIAL) at night. Like most of the major Indian airports, the night in Delhi brings with it a host of international traffic, most of which are wide bodies, which offers a great number of interesting photo opportunities. First up is a Dreamliner of Air India, …

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Video: Crosswind landings – where airline pilots earn their salary

As part of every aircraft certification testing, it has to undergo crosswind testing. Two preferred locations, known for their extreme crosswinds which occur with amazing regularity are both air force bases; Keflavik in Iceland and a remote base in Brazil. Boeing recently conducted crosswind testing on the newest variant of the Dreamliner, the 787-9, which should be delivered this summer …

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner earns FAA and EASA certification

Air New Zealand launch Boeing 787-9 in all-back livery leaves Boeing paint shop.

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has taken one of the final steps to commercial service, it has been certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for commercial service. To earn certification for the 787-9, Boeing undertook a comprehensive test program with five airplanes and more than 1,500 hours of flight testing, plus ground …

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Qatar Airways starts flights to Tokyo-Haneda

Qatar Airways is expanding it’s service to Japan with it’s newest destination, Tokyo Haneda International Airport. The new route will double the airlines service to Tokyo to two flights a day. The route which will be operated by a Boeing 787 dreamliner, will be the airlines third to Japan, joining Osaka and Tokyo Narita International Airport. Tokyo Haneda International Airport is one of two …

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Air Canada receives its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Air Canada's first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.

National carrier Air Canada received the first of its 37 ordered Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners, C-GPHQ. The delivery flight from Paine Field, was met at Toronto’s Pearson airport with the traditional water cannon salute. [bsu_youtube_advanced url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxhNSdoyIJU” width=”620″ height=”360″ controls=”alt” autohide=”yes” showinfo=”no” rel=”no” modestbranding=”yes” theme=”light”] Air Canada intends to deploy the 787 to Tel Aviv and to Tokyo Haneda. Unlike most other …

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Air India officials want minister to do their jobs

Virtually everyone in the industry, including Air Indians, complain about the excessive interference by the ministry in the day-to-day operational issues of the airline instead of focussing on broad-based industry oriented issues like a comprehensive civil aviation policy or a strong regulator which would have prevented India’s safety status be downgraded, etc. Yet, going by a media report in The …

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Video: Etihad Airways’ big bang A380 and 787 cabin product announcement

Over the weekend, Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways made a series of announcements about the cabin products on their new Airbus A380s and Boeing 787s, including the new first class apartments the largest first class cabins in the sky, as well as “The Residence” which is the only three-room product in the sky. We will cover the announcements in detail …

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Air India seeking $500 million bridge loan for four 787 Dreamliners

National carrier Air India has floated a tender seeking bridge loans of up to $500 million as financing for taking delivery of four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners numbers 15 through 18 of the carrier’s 27 aircraft order. The carrier has arranged financing for the first 14 Dreamliners in its fleet. It is scheduled to receive its 15th Dreamliner in May 2014, …

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Kenya Airways takes delivery of first 787 Dreamliner

Kenya Airways has taken delivery of their first 787 Dreamliner. The airplane registered 5Y-KZA departed Paine Field in Everett, Washington, USA for a 7,800 nautical mile (14,456 km) non-stop flight to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at Nairobi, the hub of the airline. The airline has an additional eight 787 Dreamliners on order. Kenya Airways is undertaking “Project Mawingu” which focuses on increasing …

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US airlines and pilots sue US Exim bank to stop Air India loan guarantees

Claiming unfair advantage being giving to foreign carriers, Delta Air Lines, one of the world’s largest, along with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) which represents 47,000 pilots working for 28 U.S. commercial airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines, have sued the Export-Import Bank of the United States for providing cheap financing in the form of $1.3 billion in loan guarantees and …

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