British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKE Positions to Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKE positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales late this afternoon as BA9174. This is the first Boeing 787-9 at Cardiff-Wales for maintenance purposes, and it is not yet clear whether this is for a maintenance input or hangar trials.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, positioned Coolangatta – Cairns as JQ8991 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, positioned Cairns – Coolangatta as JQ8990 early this morning after arriving as JQ26 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne this morning as JQ8992 after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLA Al Ain Training Day.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 229, Etihad A6-BLA, positioned Abu Dhabi – Al Ain as EY9110 this morning in order to operate a series of  training circuits from Al Ain as EY9104 – EY9112 inclusive. The aircraft then posiitoned Al Ain – Abu Dhabi as EY9115.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, positioned Brisbane – Cairns as JQ8993 this afternoon after arriving a JQ58 from Denpasar in order to operate the delayed JQ15 Cairns – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, positioned Melbourne – Coolangatta as JQ8991 this morning in order to operate JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8992 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ1 Melbourne – Honolulu.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, positioned Melbourne – Coolangatta as JQ8991 this morning after arriving as JQ8 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8992 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLK Delivered.

Etihad Boeing 787-9 A6-BLK was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this afternoon as EY9010. The aircraft is the eleventh Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLK Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 520, Etihad A6-BLK, was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this afternoon as EY9010. The aircraft is the eleventh Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, positioned Sydney – Cairns as JQ8992 early this afternoon in order to operate the delayed JQ15 Cairns – Osaka Kansai.

Jetstar Announce Melbourne – Ho Chi Minh City Service.

Jetstar today announced a 3 x weekly Melbourne – Ho Chi Minh City Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 10th May 2017. Schedules are as follows:

JQ63 Melbourne 1515 – Ho Chi Minh City 2105 Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
JQ64 Ho Chi Minh City 2235 – Melbourne 1010+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, positioned Cairns – Sydney as JQ8991 this afternoon after arriving as JQ16 from Osaka Kansai. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed JQ37/JQ38 Sydney – Denpasar rotation as JQ1037/JQ1038.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCD Dubai Technical Issue.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCD arrived into Dubai late last night as QR1014 from Doha, however its scheduled return to Doha as QR1015 was cancelled in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Dubai – Doha around seven hours later as QR3262.

Qatar Airways Announce Nice Service.

Qatar Airways today announced a 5 x weekly Doha – Nice Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 4th July 2016. Schedules are as follows:

QR53 Doha 0745 – Nice 1305 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
QR54 Nice 1710 – Doha 2355 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Continues from Boston.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG departed Boston late this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal, routing Boston – Montreal as BA95D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA94 Montreal – London Heathrow as BA9601.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 134, Jetstar VH-VKB, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ8994 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ18 from Phuket. The aircraft then operated JQ27 Sydney – Phuket.

Buy On Board Commences on British Airways Shorthaul.

British Airways European and UK Domestic services had buy-on-board Marks and Spencer service introduced today with the exception of any flights operated by aircraft which night-stopped at outstations which provided the previous service on the first sector of the day.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLH Perth Medical Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 432, Etihad A6-BLH, operating EY484 Abu Dhabi – Brisbane (depart Abu Dhabi 9th January) diverted via Perth this afternoon due to a medical emergency on board.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKG Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 189, Jetstar VH-VKG, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8998 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Coolangatta. The aircraft then operated JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL Returns from Tokyo Narita.

Following its overnight delay, Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, departed Tokyo Narita early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed JQ12 Tokyo Narita – Coolangatta as JQ12D.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, positioned Cairns – Sydney as JQ8992 this morning after arriving as JQ16 from Osaka Kansai. The aircraft then operated JQ27 Sydney – Phuket.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKG Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 189, Jetstar VH-VKG, positioned Brisbane – Coolangatta as JQ8994 this morning after arriving as JQ58 from Denpasar. The aircraft then operated JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita. As a result the JQ58 Brisbane – Sydney sector was cancelled.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL Overnight Tokyo Narita Delay.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, operated JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita today, however its next scheduled service as JQ12 Tokyo Narita – Coolangatta has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VDIA Continues from Nagpur.

Following its diversion yesterday, Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VDIA departed Nagpur this morning continuing the diverted VS300 London Heathrow – Delhi of 6th January, routing Nagpur – Delhi as VS300D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed VS301 Delhi – London Heathrow as VS301D.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Operates Tokyo Narita Extras.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 134, Jetstar VH-VKB, operated an additional Cairns – Tokyo Narita sector early this morning as JQ21, followed by an additional Tokyo Narita – Melbourne sector this evening as JQ20.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Returns from Cardiff-Wales.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG which has been in short term storage at Cardiff-Wales since 23rd December positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9154 late this morning then returned to service this afternoon operating BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad.