Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCN Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCN was delivered today and positioned Paine Field – Victorville as QR3254 for IFE fitting. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and brings the Qatar Airways B787-8 fleet up to 14 aircraft.

British Airways Cancels August B787 Stockholm Training Flights.

British Airways today cancelled Boeing 787-8 operation of the BA780/BA781 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda rotation during August. This had been planned for crew familiarisation purposes. The flights have revered to Boeing 767-300ER operation.

Etihad Announce Direct Abu Dhabi – Brisbane Service.

Etihad today announced that it will introduce direct services on the Abu Dhabi – Brisbane route from 1st June 2015, eliminating the current stop in Singapore. On the same date Brisbane services will switch from A330-200 to Boeing 787-9 operation to the following schedule:

EY484 Abu Dhabi 2200 – Brisbane 1815
EY485 Brisbane 2150 – Abu Dhabi 0600+1.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow today as BA9158. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to seven aircraft.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKF Delivered.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKF was delivered Paine Field – Melbourne as JQ7878 today. The aircraft is in 21J/314Y configuration and Jetstar Star livery. This brings the Jetstar B787-8 fleet up to five aircraft.