Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-ATH Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 016, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATH, was delivered Paine Field – Addis Ababa this morning as ET9201. The aircraft is in 24J/246Y configuration and Ethiopian Airlines livery.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VBOW Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 534, Virgin Atlantic G-VBOW, was delivered Charleston – London Heathrow as VS827P in the early hours of this morning. The aircraft is in 31J/35W/198Y configuration and Billboard livery and is named “Pearly Queen”. This brings the Virgin Atlantic B787-9 fleet up to fourteen aircraft.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLE Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 305, Etihad A6-BLE, departed Singapore this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EY473 Singapore – Abu Dhabi as EY473A.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLE Singapore Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 305, Etihad A6-BLE, arrived into Singapore this morning as EY470 from Abu Dhabi (depart Abu Dhabi 25th March), however the return EY473 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKG Returns from Muscat.

Following its diversion to Muscat yesterday morning and the Boeing 777-200 technical issue at Muscat yeterday, British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKG departed Muscat this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA80 Muscat – London Heathrow as BA80D.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 175, Jetstar VH-VKF, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8994 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, positioned Melbourne – Coolangatta as JQ8993 this morning in order to operate JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Returns from Denpasar.

Following its overnight delay, Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, departed Denpasar late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed JQ44 Denpasar – Melbourne as JQ1044.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 134, Jetstar VH-VKB, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8995 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, positioned Melbourne – Coolangatta this morning as JQ8993 in order to operate JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Continues from Toronto.

Following its diversion yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, departed Toronto early this evening continuing yesterday’s diverted BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal, routing Toronto – Montreal as BA9601. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA94 Montreal – London Heathrow as BA9602.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8992 this afternoon after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ35 Melbourne – Denpasar.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 134, Jetstar VH-VKB, positioned Melbourne – Coolangatta as JQ8991 this morning after arriving as JQ8 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-ATI Returns from Victorville Repaint.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 018, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATI, which has been at Victorville since February 6th 2017, positioned Victorville – Paine Field this morning as BOE008. The aircraft has been repainted from All Nippon Airways into Ethiopian Airlines livery.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZF Returns from Perth.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 ZK-NZF departed Perth this evening operating yesterday’s delayed NZ162 Perth – Christchurch. It will then operate today’s delayed NZ161 Christchurch – Perth tomorrow morning.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8994 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operate JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 175, Jetstar VH-VKF, positioned Melbourne – Coolangatta this morning as JQ8993 in order to operate JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZF Perth Technical Issue.

Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 ZK-NZF operated NZ177 Auckland – Perth this evening, however its next scheduled service as NZ162 Perth – Christchurch was delayed overnight after boarding due to a technical issue.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, positioned Melbourne – Brisbane as JQ8995 this morning and later operated today’s scheduled JQ57 Brisbane – Denpasar.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Positions for Brisbane – Denpasar Extra.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 134, Jetstar VH-VKB, positioned Melbourne – Brisbane as JQ8993 this morning in order to operate an additional Brisbane – Denpasar rotation as JQ1057/JQ1058. This operated in place of yesterday’s JQ57/JQ58. Late at night the aircraft positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as JQ8994.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8992 this afternoon after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ35 Melbourne – Denpasar.

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.

British Airways Abuja Services Suspended.

British Airways has suspended the BA83/BA82 London Heathrow – Abuja rotation from today for a period of approximately six weeks due to runway resurfacing at Abuja.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 175, Jetstar VH-VKF, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8994 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKG Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 189, Jetstar VH-VKG, positioned Melbourne – Coolangatta as JQ8993 this morning in order to operate JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 200, Jetstar VH-VKH, positioned Sydney – Melbourne as JQ8996 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ28 from Phuket. The aircraft then operated JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

British Airways Officially Announces Club Europe for UK Domestics.

As had been known for some time, British Airways today officially announced that UK Domestic flights will operate with a Club Europe cabin from 1st April 2017. This will get around the awkward situation which has arisen over the past several weeks where passengers connecting from the regions on Club World and First Class tickets have experiences a buy-on-board product on their connecting flights.