Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VAHH Delivered.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VAHH was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as VS827P. The aircraft is in 31J/35W/198Y configuration and Billboard livery and is named “Dream Girl”. This brings the Virgin Atlantic B787-9 fleet up to two aircraft.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, returned to service this morning operating today’s scheduled JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita. It then operated yesterday’s delayed JQ26 Tokyo Narita – Cairns as JQ26D.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Cairns Technical Issue.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKE arrived into Cairns this morning as JQ26 from Tokyo Narita (depart Tokyo Narita 22nd December), however today’s JQ25/JQ26 Cairns – Tokyo Narita rotation has been delayed at least overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCP Muscat Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 207, Qatar Airways A7-BCP, operating QR563 Delhi – Doha diverted to Muscat this morning. The aircraft continued Muscat – Doha shortly afterwards as QR563D.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZE NZ105 Melbourne Diversion.

Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 ZK-NZE operating NZ105 Auckland – Sydney diverted to Melbourne this afternoon due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Auckland as NZ6012. As a result NZ108 Sydney – Auckland was cancelled.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKH Returns from Cairns.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 3rd December, Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKH positioned Cairns – Coolangatta early this morning as JQ7991 and returned to service as JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZG Delivered.

Boeing 787 l/n 236, Air New Zealand ZK-NZG, was delivered Paine Field – Auckland tonight as NZ6397. The aircraft is in 18J/21W/263Y configuration and White/Black Fern Livery. This brings the Air New Zealand B787-9 fleet up to three aircraft.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKH Cairns Technical Issue.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKH arrived into Cairns as JQ16 from Osaka Kansai (depart Osaka Kansai 2nd December) this morning. The aircraft then encountered a technical issue requiring it to be removed from service causing the cancellation of JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB JQ25 Guam Diversion.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKB operating JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita diverted via Guam this afternoon due to an engine oil indication. The aircraft was able to continue after around three hours on the groud. As a result the return JQ26 was cancelled.