Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCN made its first flight from Charleston today as BOE473.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJF entered service this afternoon operating BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 23rd May, returned to service this morning operating BA191 London Heathrow – Austin.
British Airways today announced that the BA780/BA781 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda rotation will switch from Boeing 767-300ER to Boeing 787-8 operation for the period 15th July – 10th August 2014. The World Traveller Plus cabin will be sold as Economy with seats allocated to high tier frequent flyers. Boeing 787-8’s were used on this rotation last Summer for crew familiarisation purposes.
Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 ZK-NZE made its first flight from Paine Field as BOE003 today carrying test registration N1012N. The aircraft is already painted in Black/Black Fern livery.
An abusive passenger aboard Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, operating JQ35 Melbourne – Denpasar became abusive and attacked three cabin crew members. One member of cabin crew took themself off duty at Denpasar and refused to operate the aircraft’s next scheduled flight as JQ46 Denpasar – Brisbane. As a result of not having minimum crew available to operate this flight the flight was cancelled and the aircraft positioned Denpasar – Brisbane using the JQ46 callsign.
Qatar Airways commenced service on the Doha – Edinburgh route today with Boeing 787-8 A7-BCM operating the inaugural QR27/QR28 Doha – Edinburgh rotation.
Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCC entered the Doha maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QR178 from Oslo.
Jetstar today announced that the JQ11/JQ12 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita rotation will switch from A330-200 to Boeing 787-8 operation from 21st July 2014.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJF was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow as BA9158 today. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the B787-8 fleet up to six aircraft.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility this afternoon after arriving as BA276 from Hyderabad.
Following its technical diversion yesterday, Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCJ positioned Budapest – Doha late this morning as QR3251.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC operating BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad encountered a lightning strike on departure and will require checks at Hyderabad before operating the return BA276.
Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCJ operating QR196 Brussels – Doha diverted to Budapest this afternoon due to a technical issue.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJE entered service today operating BA93 London Heathrow – Toronto.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJE was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow as BA9158 today. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to five aircraft.
Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKA positioned Sydney – Melbourne this morning as JQ7980.
Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCM entered service this morning operating QR1002 Doha – Dubai.
Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCM positioned Victorville – Doha this afternoon following IFE systems fitting.
Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKE entered service today operating JQ17 Melbourne – Phuket.
Following its technical return to Johannesburg on 7th May, Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCK departed Johannesburg in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed QR1360 Johannesburg – Doha of 7th May as QR136D.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJF made its first flight from Paine Field this afternoon as BOE455.
Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCK operating QR1360 Johannesburg – Doha stopped the climb at 12,000 ft after the nose door gears would not close. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Johannesburg for a safe landing. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.
Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, operated yesterday’s delayed JQ35/JQ36 Melbourne – Denpasar rotation this morning as JQ35D/JQ36D.
Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKB positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as JQ7980.
Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKA operated the Sydney – Melbourne sector of JQ35 Sydney – Melbourne – Denpasar this evening. However the onward service to Denpasar has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.
British Airways began Boeing 787 service on the London Heathrow – Chengdu route today with G-ZBJB operating today’s BA89/BA88 London Heathrow – Chengdu rotation.
British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJD, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 30th April following a bird strike incident at Toronto on 29th April, returned to service this afternoon operating BA93 London Heathrow – Toronto.
Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKD positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as JQ7980.
Etihad today revealed details of the First Class products to be features on their upcoming Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 aircraft.
The Boeing 787 will feature a First Class suite with backward facing seats:
The A380 will feature nine First Class apartments:
and one First Class Residence with bed and shower.
A Business Class product on both aircraft will feature backward facing aisle seats in a new configuration.
Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKB positioned Sydney – Melbourne early this afternoon as JQ7981.
Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCM was accepted today and positioned Paine Field – Victorville as QR3259 for IFE fitting.