Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VOOH Returns from Hong Kong.

Following its overnight delay due to crew illness, Boeing 787-9 l/n 256, Virgin Atlantic G-VOOH, departed Hong Kong this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed VS207 Hong Kong – London Heathrow as VS207A.

Virgin Atlantic Announce Seattle Service.

Virgin Atlantic today announced a daily London Heathrow – Seattle Boeing 787-9 service to commence on 1st May 2017. Schedules are as follows:

VS105 London Heathrow 1100 – Seattle 1320
VS106 Seattle 1910 – London Heathrow 1300+1.

 

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VOOH Hong Kong Crew Illness Delay.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 256, Virgin Atlantic G-VOOH, arrived into Hong Kong as VS206 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 26th May) this afternoon, however the return VS207 has been delayed overnight following boarding due to flight crew illness.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLG Delivered.

Etihad Boeing 787-9 A6-BLG was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9006. The aircraft is the seventh Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLG Enters Service.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 432, Etihad A6-BLG, was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9006. The aircraft is the seventh Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VMAP Delivered.

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

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Santiago de Chile Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Santiago de Chile Boeing 787-9 service to commence on 3rd January 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA251 London Heathrow 2200 – Santiago de Chile 0940+1 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA250 Santiago de Chile 1845 – London Heathrow 1205+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday, Saturdays.

The flight will become the longest flight on the British Airways network.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BDC Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 420, Qatar Airways A7-BDC, was delivered Paine Field – Doha this evening as QR3372. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 22J/232Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 29 aircraft.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI Positioning Flight.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKI positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ7993 late this morning after arriving as JQ30 from Bangkok. The aircraft then operated JQ3 Sydney – Honolulu.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI Continues Diverted JQ37.

Following the diversion of yesterday’s JQ37 Sydney – Denpasar to Melbourne, Boeing 787-8 l/n 257, Jetstar VH-VKI, continued the flight late this afternoon operating Melbourne – Denpasar as JQ7001.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Continues from Darwin.

Following its diversion yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, departed Darwin this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted JQ57 Brisbane – Denpasar routing Darwin – Denpasar as JQ57. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed JQ58 Denpasar – Brisbane.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI JQ37 Melbourne Diversion.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKI operating JQ37 Sydney – Denpasar was close to Darwin when it diverted back to Melbourne this evening due to emergency runway repair works at Denpasar.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK Melbourne Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, arrived into Melbourne this morning as JQ2 from Honolulu, however its next scheduled rotation as JQ35/JQ36 Melbourne – Denpasar has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.