Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-ATG Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 10, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATG, was delivered Paine Field – Addis Ababa this evening as ETH9201. The aircraft is in 24J/246Y configuration and Ethiopian Airlines livery.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Coolangatta Sector and Positioning Flight.

Following the earlier Boeing 787-8 technical issue at Sydney, Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, operated today’s JQ11 Sydney – Coolangatta sector with a four hour delay early this afternoon. The aircraft then positioned Coolangatta – Sydney as JQ8993. The JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita sector was cancelled.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK Returns from Denpasar.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, departed Denpasar late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed JQ44 Denpasar – Melbourne as JQ1044.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI Sydney Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 257, Jetstar VH-VKI, was scheduled to operate JQ11 Sydney – Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita this morning, but was unable to do so due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to return to service early this evening operating JQ61 Sydney – Ho Chi Minh City with a two hour delay.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLD Returns from Zurich.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 18th June, Boeing 787-9 l/n 302, Etihad A6-BLD positioned Zurich – Abu Dhabi late tonight as EY15GD.

QANTAS B787-9 Dreamliner Names Announced.

Following a public vote on 24 names, with over 45,000 votes cast, QANTAS today announced that the names of the initial eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners will be (in no particular order), Skippy, quokka, boomerang, Waltzing Matilda, The Great Barrier Reef, Ulura, Dreamtime and Great Southern Land.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLD Zurich Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 302, Etihad A6-BLD, operated EY73 Abu Dhabi – Zurich in the early hours of this morning, however the return EY74 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLD Zurich Technical Issue.

Etihad Boeing 787-9 A6-BLD operated EY73 Abu Dhabi – Zurich in the early hours of this morning, however the return EY74 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 257, Jetstar VH-VKI, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ8992 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ58 from Brisbane. The aircraft then operated JQ3 Sydney – Honolulu.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLN Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 569, Etihad A6-BLN, was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this afternoon as EY9011. The aircraft is the fourteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, positioned Sydney – Melbourne as JQ7991 late this afternoon after arriving as JQ32 from Phuket. The aircraft then operated JQ19 Sydney – Phuket.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLN Delivered.

Etihad Boeing 787-9 A6-BLN was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this afternoon as EY9011. The aircraft is the fourteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCC Kolkata Technical Issue.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCC arrived into Kolkata in the early hours of this morning after arriving as QR540 from Doha (depart Doha 12th June), however the return QR541 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALE Operates Dublin Inaugural.

Qatar Airways commenced service on the Doha – Dublin route today with A350-900 A7-ALE operating the inaugural QR17/QR18 rotation. This was a one-off operation and the service will usually be operated by Boeing 787-8s.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, positioned Coolangatta – Osaka Kansai as JQ8991 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated an additional Osaka Kansai – Cairns – Melbourne service as JQ22.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, which has not operated in service since positioning to Brisbane yesterday, positioned Brisbane – Melbourne early this evening as JQ8993.

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

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 257, Jetstar VH-VKI, returned to service this evening operating today’s scheduled JQ26 Tokyo Narita – Cairns. Today’s northbound JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita was cancelled.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI Tokyo Narita Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 257, Jetstar VH-VKI, operated JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita today, however its next scheduled service as JQ26 Tokyo Narita – Cairns was cancelled due to a technical issue.