Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKF Positions for Denpasar – Melbourne Extra.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 175, Jetstar VH-VKF, positioned Singapore – Denpasar as JQ8991 this morning in order to operate an additional Denpasar – Melbourne sector as JQ7002 following the volcanic ash cancellations over the past few days. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Denpasar as JQ8993.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNA Canberra Media Visit.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 615, QANTAS VH-ZNA, operated QF814 Melbourne – Canberra this morning and QF883 Canberra – Melbourne this evening in order to be at Canberra for media and invited QANTAS Frequent Flyers to inspect the aircraft.

Suparna Airlines B-2738 Switches Maintenance Base.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 151, Suparna Airlines B-2738, which has been under maintenance at Haikou Meilan since 22nd November, positioned Haikou Meilan – Shanghai Pudong for further attention this morning as Y82738.

Scoot B787-8 9V-OFK Enters Service.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 627, Scoot 9V-OFK, entered service in the early hours of this morning operating TR512 Singapore – Amritsar.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA JQ37 Darwin Ash Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, operating JQ37 Sydney – Denpasar diverted to Darwin this evening due to volcanic ash in airspace around Denpasar. The aircraft later continued Darwin – Cairns as JQ7037 where passengers were accommodated.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK JQ35 Melbourne Ash Return.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, operating JQ35 Melbourne – Denpasar was to the south east of Port Hedland this evening when it turned back to Melbourne due to volcanic ash in airspace around Denpasar.

American Airlines B787-9 N832AA Enters Service.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 626, American Airlines N832AA, entered service this afternoon operating AA1233 Dallas-Fort Worth – Chicago O’Hare sector in place of the usual Boeing 757-200.

Avianca B787-8 N795AV Enters Service.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 625, Avianca N795AV, which has been at Medellin since delivery on 1st November, positioned Medellin – Bogota this afternoon as AV4910 then entered service operating AV86 Bogota – Los Angeles.

Hainan Airlines B787-8 B-2738 Withdrawn from Service.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 151, Hainan Airlines B-2738, was withdrawn from service and entered the Haikou Meilan maintenance facility this evening after arriving as HU7782 from Beijing Capital.  The aircraft will be prepared for service with sister company Suparna Airlines.

Air France B787-9 F-HRBE Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 634, Air France F-HRBE, was delivered Paine Field – Paris CDG this afternoon as AF372V. The aircraft is in 30J/21W/225Y configuration and wears standard Air France livery. This brings the Air France Boeing 787-9 fleet up to five aircraft.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKNY Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 608, Norwegian UK G-CKNY, was delivered Paine Field – Oslo this afternoon as DY8A. The aircraft is in 35J/309Y configuration and wears standard Norwegian livery with Jonathan Swift on the tailfin. This is the eighth Norwegian Boeing 787-9 on the UK register and the twelfth overall.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 134, Jetstar VH-VKB, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ8991 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ8 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated JQ27 Sydney – Phuket.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZM Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 624, Air New Zealand ZK-NZM, was delivered Charleston – Auckland late this morning as NZ6094. The aircraft is in White/Black Fern livery and 27J/33W/215Y configuration. This brings the Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 fleet up to eleven aircraft.

Scoot B787-8 9V-OFK Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 627, Scoot 9V-OFK, was delivered Paine Field – Singapore this morning as TR787. The aircraft is in 21J/314Y configuration and wears standard Scoot livery. This brings the Scoot Boeing 787-8 fleet up to ten aircraft.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKN BA39 Heathrow Cabin Fire Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 475, British Airways G-ZBKN, operating BA39 London Heathrow – Beijing was to the south of Copenhagen at 37,000 ft this evening when crew turned back to London Heathrow reporting that there had been an electrical fire in the cabin which had been extinguished. It is not clear whether the fire was aircraft or passenger device related. The flight and tomorrow’s return BA38 were subsequently cancelled.

Air China B787-9 B-1468 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 629, Air China B-1468, was delivered Charleston – Beijing Capital in the early hours of this morning as CA48. The aircraft is in 30J/34W/229Y configuration and wears standard Air China livery. This brings the Air China Boeing 787-9 fleet up to twelve aircraft.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-9 ET-AUP Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 636, Ethiopian Airlines ET-AUP, was delivered Paine Field – Addis Ababa this afternoon as ET9201. The aircraft is in 30J/285Y configuration and wears standard Ethiopian Airlines livery. This is the second Boeing 787-9 for the airline and is named “London”.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKL Takes Over Rio de Janeiro Service.

Following the earlier Boeing 787-8 technical return of BA249 to London Heathrow, Boeing 787-9 l/n 451, British Airways G-ZBKL, operated the delayed BA249 London Heathrow – Rio de Janeiro this evening and became the first British Airways Boeing 787-9 to operate to Rio de Janeiro.

Japan Airlines B787-9 JA871J Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 632, Japan Airlines JA871J, was delivered Paine Field – Tokyo Narita this afternoon as JL8101. The aircraft wears standard Japan Airlines livery. This brings the Japan Airlines Boeing 787-9 up to eleven aircraft.

Scoot B787-8 9V-OFC Singapore Test Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 349, Scoot 9V-OFC, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 29th July, undertook a Singapore – Singapore test flight early this morning as TR6787.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FSRI Operates AC27/AC28 Shanghai Rotation.

Air Canada switched operation of the AC27/AC28 Toronto – Shanghai Puding rotation from Boeing 777-200LR/300ER to Boeing 787 operation today with Boeing 787-9 l/n 527, Air Canada C-FRSI, operating today’s outbound service. Dreamliners will operate the service until December 14th.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 175, Jetstar VH-VKF, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ8991 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ30 from Bangkok. The aircraft then operated JQ27 Sydney – Phuket.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJF Overnight Baltimore-Washington Stay.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 177, British Airways G-ZBJF, operated BA229 London Heathrow – Baltimore-Washington this afternoon, however due to the 24 hour delay to yesterday’s BA229 there is no rested crew available at Baltimore-Washington to operate the return BA228. This service has therefore been cancelled and the aircraft will overnight at Baltimore-Washington.

American Airlines B787-9 N832AA Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 626, American Airlines N832AA, was delivered Charleston – Dallas-Fort Worth this evening as AA9704. The aircraft is in 30J/21W/234Y configuration and wears standard American Airlines livery. This brings the American Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to sixteen aircraft.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA839A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 310, All Nippon Airways JA839A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Tokyo Narita as NH8372 early this evening after arriving as NH218 from Munich. The aircraft then operated NH184 Tokyo Narita – Honolulu.

Air France B787-9 F-HRBD Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 630, Air France F-HRBD, was delivered Paine Field – Paris CDG this afternoon as AF370V. The aircraft is in 30J/21W/225Y configuration and wears standard Air France livery. This brings the Air France Boeing 787-9 fleet up to four aircraft.

United Airlines B787-9 N29961 Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 363, United Airlines N29961, departed Singapore this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed UA2 Singapore – San Francisco as UA2766.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANR Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 208, Air India VT-ANR, departed London Heathrow this morning operating yesterday’s delayed AI162 London Heathrow – Delhi as AI162D.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FGFZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 417, Air Canada C-FGFZ, positioned Montreal – Toronto this afternoon as AC7071 after arriving as AC833 from Brussels. The aircraft then operated AC876 Toronto – Frankfurt.

American Airlines B787-8 N810AN Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 339, American Airlines N810AN, which has been out of service at Chicago O’Hare since 8th November, positioned Chicago O’Hare – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon as AA9673.

United Airlines B787-9 N29961 Singapore Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 363, United Airlines N29961, arrived into Singapore this morning as UA37 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 11th November), however its scheduled return to the US as UA2 Singapore – San Francisco has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC BA229 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 114, British Airways G-ZBJC, operating BA229 London Heathrow – Baltimore-Washington was to the south of Cork at 40,000 ft late this afternoon when crew turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

American Airlines B787-8 N815AA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 423, Boeing 787-8 N815AA, positioned Dallas-Fort Worth – Chicago O’Hare as AA9665 early this afternoon in order to operate AA1058 Chicago O’Hare – Los Angeles this evening.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FKSV Returns from Beijing Capital.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 444, Air Canada C-FKSV, departed Beijing Capital early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed AC30 Beijing Capital – Vancouver as AC30D.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FRSE AC56 Copenhagen Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 523, Air Canada C-FRSE, operating AC56 Toronto – Dubai (depart Toronto 11th November) diverted via Copenhagen this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical but this is not confirmed.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FKSV Beijing Capital Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 444, Air Canada C-FKSV, arrived into Beijing Capital this afternoon as AC29 from Vancouver (depart Vancouver 10th November), however the return AC30 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Vietnam Airlines B787-9 VN-A867 Returns from Frankfurt.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 411, Vietnam Airlines VN-A867, departed Frankfurt this afternoon operating today’s scheduled VN36 Frankfurt – Hanoi with a three hour delay.

Vietnam Airlines B787-9 VN-A861 Frankfurt Flight Switch.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 303, Vietnam Airlines VN-A861, arrived into Frankfurt this morning as VN37 from Hanoi (depart Hanoi 10th November), then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed VN36 Frankfurt – Hanoi as VN36D. This was as a result of the Boeing 787-9 technical issue at Frankfurt yesterday.

Hainan Airlines B787-9 B-1345 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 628, Hainan Airlines B-1345, was delivered Paine Field – Haikou Meilan as HU1345 this morning. The aircraft is in 30J/258Y configuration and wears standard Hainan Airlines livery. This brings the Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to fourteen aircraft.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZF Operates Auckland – Wellington Extras.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 213, Air New Zealand ZK-NZF, operated an additional Auckland – Wellington sector as NZ1233 this morning. The aircraft then positioned back to Auckland as NZ6234 in order to operate a second additional Auckland – Wellington sector early this afternoon as NZ1231 before positioning back to Auckland again as NZ6232.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKO Ankara Medical Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 481, British Airways G-ZBKO, operating BA34 Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow (depart Kuala Lumpur 10th November) diverted to Ankara Esenboga early this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The aircraft later continued Ankara Esenboga – London Heathrow as BA34D.

Vietnam Airlines B787-9 VN-A862 Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 318, Vietnam Airlines VN-A862, positioned Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City early this evening after arriving as VN236 from Ho Chi Minh City. The aircraft then operated VN773 Ho Chi Minh City – Sydney.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FGFZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 417, Air Canada C-FGFZ, positioned Toronto – Montreal late this afternoon as AC7068 in order to operate the delayed AC17 Montreal – Shanghai Pudong.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA834A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 206, All Nippon Airways JA834A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Tokyo Narita as NZ9372 this afternoon after arriving as NH964 from Seoul Gimpo. The aircraft then operated NH805 Tokyo Narita – Bangkok

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKI Operates Delayed Santiago Rotation.

Following the Boeing 787-9 BA251 technical return to London Heathrow yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 406, British Airways G-ZBKI, departed London Heathrow this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA251/BA250 London Heathrow – Santiago de Chile rotation.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ8991 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ64 from Ho Chi Minh City. The aircraft then operated JQ27 Sydney – Phuket.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKF BA251 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 392, British Airways G-ZBKF, operating BA251 London Heathrow – Santiago de Chile was at 28,000 ft over Cornwall late this evening when crew turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

Norwegian Long Haul B787-8 LN-LNH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 279, Norwegian Long Haul LN-LNH, positioned Copenhagen – Oslo as DY8983 this afternoon after arriving as DY7012 from New York JFK. The aircraft then operated DY7001 Oslo – New York JFK.

Avianca B787-8 N783AV Returns from Bogota Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 242, Avianca N783AV, which has been under maintenance at Bogota since 30th October, returned to service this evening operating AV8548/AV9818 Bogota – Cartagena rotation in place of the usual A320.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, positioned Sydney – Melbourne as JQ8999 this morning after arriving as JQ62 from Ho Chi Minh City. The aircraft then operated JQ7 Melbourne – Singapore.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ8998 early this morning in order to operate JQ61 Sydney – Ho Chi Minh City.

Thai Airways B787-9 HS-TQA Returns from Shanghai Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 190, Thai Airways HS-TQA, which has been under maintenance at Shanghai Pudong since 30th September, positioned Shanghai Pudong – Bangkok in the early hours of this morning as TG8475 and immediately entered the Bangkok maintenance facility for further attention.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 175, Jetstar VH-VKF, positioned Brisbane – Sydney this afternoon as JQ8995 after arriving as JQ58 from Denpasar this morning. The aircraft then operated JQ61 Sydney – Ho Chi Minh City.

Avianca B787-8 N795AV Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 625, Avianca N795AV, was delivered Paine Field – Medellin this afternoon as AV4950. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and wears standard Avianca livery. This brings the Avianca Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 12 aircraft.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKG Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 189, Jetstar VH-VKG, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ8991 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ18 from Phuket. The aircraft then operated JQ27 Sydney – Phuket.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKI Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 257, Jetstar VH-VKI, positioned Sydney – Melbourne as JQ8991 this morning after arriving as JQ4D from Honolulu. The aircraft then operated JQ7 Melbourne – Singapore.