Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VCRU UK Training Flights.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VCRU operated the following training flights today:

VS851T London Heathrow – East Midlands
VS852T East Midlands – Prestwick
VS853T Prestwick – Manchester
VS854T Manchester – Prestwick
VS855T Prestwick – East Midlands
VS858T East Midlands – London Heathrow.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI JQ23 Cairns Diversion.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKI operating JQ23 Melbourne – Tokyo Narita (depart Melbourne 29th September) diverted via Cairns in the early hours of this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Operates Wuhan Inaugural.

Jetstar commenced service on the Wuhan – Coolangatta route this evening with Boeing 787-8 VH-VKE operating the inaugural JQ68. Seats in China are marketed by the Dalian Wanda group.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKA Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKA was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9158. This is the first Boeing 787-9 for British Airways. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VCRU Returns from Delhi.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VCRU departed Delhi this morning operating yesterday’s delayed VS301 Delhi – London Heathrow as VS301D.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VCRU Delhi Technical Issue.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VCRU arrived into Delhi this morning after arriving as VS300 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 20th September), however the return VS301 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VZIG UK Training Flights.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VZIG operated the following training flights today:

VS851T London Heathrow – Prestwick
VS852T Prestwick – East Midlands
VS853T East Midlands – Prestwick
VS854T Prestwick – London Heathrow.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VWHO UK Training Flights.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 313, Virgin Atlantic G-VWHO, operated the following UK training flights this morning:

VS851T London Heathrow – Prestwick
VS852T Prestwick – East Midlands
VS853T East Midlands – Prestwick
VS856T Prestwick – London Heathrow.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VCRU UK Training Flights.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VCRU operated the following training flights this afternoon:

VS851T London Heathrow – East Midlands
VS852T East Midlands – Prestwick
VS853T Prestwick – East Midlands
VS854T East Midlands – London Heathrow.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VCRU Delivered.

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

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, was delivered Paine Field – Melbourne this afternoon as JQ7992. The aircraft is in 21J/314Y configuration and Jetstar Star livery. This brings the Jetstar Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 11 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCW Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCW was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3378 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 23 aircraft.