Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VYUM Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 296, Virgin Atlantic G-VYUM departed Los Angeles this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed VS8 Los Angeles – London Heathrow as VS8A.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VYUM Los Angeles Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 296, Virgin Atlantic G-VYUM, operated VS7 London Heathrow – Los Angeles this morning, however the return VS8 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue  on the outbound service which required an engine to be shut down before arrival.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLN Returns from Beirut.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Etihad Boeing 787-9 A6-BLN departed Beirut early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EY538 Beirut – Abu Dhabi as EY538A.

Japan Airlines B787-9 JA866J Returns from Kuala Lumpur.

Following its technical return to Kuala Lumpur yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 494, Japan Airlines JA866J, departed Kuala Lumpur this morning operating the delayed JL724 Kuala Lumpur – Tokyo Narita of 25th July.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLN Beirut Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 569, Etihad A6-BLN, operated EY535 Abu Dhabi – Beirut this morning, however the return EY538 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Japan Airlines B787-9 JA866J JL724 Kuala Lumpur Technical Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 494, Japan Airlines JA866J, operating JQ724 Kuala Lumpur – Tokyo Narita (depart Kuala Lumpur 25th July) was off the southern coast of Vietnam at 33,000 ft in the early hours of this morning when it turned back to Kuala Lumpur for a safe landing. The flight has been delayed at least overnight.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKHL Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 588, Norwegian UK G-CKHL, was delivered Paine Field – Oslo this evening as NAX8A. The aircraft is named Amy Johnson and is in Norwegian livery with a portrait of Amy Johnson on the tail.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Chennai Damage Cancellation.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG arrived into Chennai in the early hours of this morning as BA35 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 22nd July), however the return BA36 was cancelled due to aircraft damage caused by a lightning strike on the outbound.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLC Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Etihad Boeing 787-9 A6-BLC departed Singapore late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed EY473 Singapore – Abu Dhabi as EY473A.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLP Delivered.

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

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLC Singapore Technical Issue.

Etihad Boeing 787-9 A6-BLC arrived into Singapore this morning as EY470 from Abu Dhabi (depart Abu Dhabi 19th July), however the return EY473 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Saudi Arabian Airlines B787-9 HZ-ARC SV123 Manchester Flaps Hold Incident.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 383, Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-ARC, operating SV123 Jeddah – Manchester was close to Manchester when crew reported a slats problem requiring a higher than usual landing speed. Crew entered a hold for four hours in order to complete a safe landing at the lowest possible weight. The long hold was due to tankering fuel for the return flight SV124. This flight was subsequently cancelled.

KLM B787-9 PH-BHL Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 586, KLM PH-BHL, was delivered Paine Field – Amsterdam this afternoon as KL7879. The aircraft is in 30J/264Y configuration and KLM livery and is named Lily/Lelie.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as JQ8997 this morning after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ35 Melbourne – Denpasar.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLO Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 578, Etihad A6-BLO, was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this afternoon as EY9011. The aircraft is the fifteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

LOT Polish Airlines B787-8 SP-LRH Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 583, LOT Polish Airlines SP-LRH, was delivered Paine Field – Warsaw this afternoon as LO9787. The aircraft is in 18J/21W/215Y configuration and wears standard LOT Polish Ailines livery.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCP Returns from Jakarta.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 207, Qatar Airways A7-BCP, departed Jakarta late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QR957 Jakarta – Doha as QR957D.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 257, Jetstar VH-VKI, positioned Sydney – Coolangatta as JQ8992 this morning in order to operate JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANY Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 579, Air India VT-ANY, was delivered Paine Field – Delhi this afternoon as AIC160. The aircraft is in 18J/238Y configuration and standard Air India livery.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CJUL Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 581, Norwegian UK G-CJUL, was delivered Paine Field – Oslo this afternoon as NAX8A. The aircraft is in 35J/309Y configuration and is named Roald Dahl with a Roald Dahl portrait on the tail.

Korean Air B787-9 HL8083 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 575, Korean Air HL8083, was delivered Charleston – Seoul Incheon this morning as KE26D. The aircraft is in 6F/18J/247Y configuration and is in standard Korean Air livery.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, positioned Melbourne – Cairns as JQ8991 this morning after arriving as JQ64 from Ho Chi Minh City. The aircraft then operated JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZE Shanghai Pudong Flight Switch.

Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 ZK-NZE arrived into Shanghai Pudong this morning as NZ289 from Auckland (depart Auckland 10th July), the aircraft then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed NZ288 Shanghai Pudong – Auckland as NZ288D. This followed the B787-9 technical issue at Shanghai Pudong yesterday.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 134, Jetstar VH-VKB, positioned Cairns – Melbourne as JQ8992 this morning after arriving as JQ16 from Osaka Kansai. The aircraft then operated JQ29 Melbourne – Bangkok.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA Returns from Ho Chi Minh City.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th July, Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, departed Ho Chi Minh City in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed JQ64 Ho Chi Minh City – Melbourne of 8th July.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, positioned Cairns – Melbourne as JQ8991 this morning after arriving as JQ16 from Osaka Kansai. The aircraft then operated JQ57 Melbourne – Brisbane – Denpasar.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VNEW VS3 Stewart International Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 218, Virgin Atlantic G-VNEW, operating VS3 London Heathrow – New York JFK diverted via Stewart International, Newburgh this afternoon due to weather at New York JFK. This was the first Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 at Orange County International.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCM Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 5th July, Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCM departed Hong Kong early this morning operating the delayed QR817 Hong Kong – Doha of 5th July as QR817D.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-ATG Enters Service.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 10, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATG, entered service in the early hours of this morning operating last night’s delayed ET628 Addis Ababa – Hong Kong – Seoul Incheon.