Boeing 787-8 l/n 020, Japan Airlines JA821J, was delivered Paine Field – Tokyo Narita this afternoon as JL8101.
Following the hydraulics issue it encountered on 16th November, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC positioned Toronto – London Heathrow as BA9175 in the early hours of this morning.
Qatar Airways today announced a 5 x weekly Doha – Edinburgh Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 28th May 2014. Schedules are as follows:
QR27 Doha 0800 – Edinburgh 1315 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
QR28 Edinburgh 1445 – Doha 2340 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays.
Following the hydraulic issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC was unable to depart as scheduled as yesterday’s BA98 Toronto – London Heathrow this evening and will remain at Toronto overnight.
Boeing 787-8 l/n 129, Qatar Airways A7-BCH, made its first flight from Charleston today as BOE469.
Etihad and Boeing today announced an order for 17 Boeing 777-9Xs, 8 Boeing 777-8Xs and purchase rights for a further 12 777Xs with the exact model to be determined later. Additionally the airline has ordered 30 Boeing 787-10s, which in addition to the 41 Boeing 787-9s it has on order will give Etihad the world’s largest Dreamliner fleet. Options and purchase rights were also taken for an additional 12 Boeing 787-10s. A single Boeing 777F was also ordered for Crystal Cargo with options on a further two aircraft.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC operating BA99 London Heathrow – Toronto suffered a total loss of the centre hydraulic system en route but continued to Toronto for a safe landing. The return BA98 has been delayed overnight.
JetStar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKA entered service this morning operating JQ432 Melbourne – Coolangatta.
JetStar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKA operated a Melbourne – Coolangatta training rotation this morning as JQ1624/JQ1623.
JetStar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKA operated a Melbourne – Cairns training rotation this morning as JQ1614/JQ1615.
JetStar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKA operated a Melbourne – Sydney training rotation today as JQ1618/JQ1619.
Boeing 787-8 l/n 30, Air India VT-ANE, made its first flight from Paine Field today as BOE234.
JetStar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKB made its first flight from Paine Field today as BOE216 wearing test registration N1015X.
British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJD, which has been out of service at London Heathrow since 22nd October, returned to traffic today operating BA189 London Heathrow – Newark. The airport was reported to have been struck by a baggage truck at Toronto on 21st October, and we have also received reports that it was further damaged at London Heathrow during the high winds on 28th October.
JetStar Boeing 787-7 VH-VKA operated a Melbourne – Coolangatta – Sydney training flight as JQ1624 this morning, followed by a Sydney – Melbourne training flight as JQ1622.
Following the technical issue it encountered on 3rd November, Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCK departed Copenhagen early this afternoon operating the delayed QR160 Copenhagen – Doha of 3rd November as QR160D.
Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCK operated QR159 Doha – Copenhagen this morning, however the return QR160 has been delayed indefinitely due to a technical issue with the aircraft.