Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKNY Returns from New York JFK.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 608, Norwegian UK G-CKNY, departed New York JFK this evening operating yesterday’s delayed DY7016 New York JFK – London Gatwick as DY7916.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANB AI112 Ahmedabad Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 26, Air India VT-ANB, operating AI112 London Heathrow – Delhi (depart London Heathrow 30th December) diverted to Ahmedabad this morning due to weather at Delhi. The aircraft later continued Ahmedabad – Delhi as AI112D.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANX AI114 Amritsar Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 511, Air India VT-ANX, operating the Birmingham – Delhi sector of AI114 Birmingham – Delhi – Amritsar (depart Birmingham 30th December) diverted to fly direct to Amristar this morning due to weather at Delhi. After around two hours on the ground the aircraft continued Amritsar – Delhi as AI114D.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANM AI120 Amritsar Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 72, Air India VT-ANM, operating AI120 Frankfurt – Delhi (depart Frankfurt 30th December) diverted to Amristar this morning due to weather at Delhi. After around two hours on the ground the aircraft continued Amritsar – Delhi as AI120D.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA876A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 414, All Nippon Airways JA876A, positioned Tokyo Narita – Tokyo Haneda this morning as NH9373 after arriving as NH183 from Honolulu. The aircraft then operated NH215 Tokyo Haneda – Paris CDG.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCV QR570 Amritsar Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 292, Qatar Airways A7-BCV, operating QR570 Doha – Delhi diverted to Amritsar this morning due to weather at Delhi. After around five hours on the ground the aircraft continued Amristar – Delhi as QR510D.

Norwegian Long Haul B787-8 LN-LNA Returns from Newark.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 27th December, Boeing 787-8 l/n 102, Norwegian Long Haul LN-LNA, departed Newark early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed DY7024 Newark – Rome Fiumicino as DY7924. The aircraft then positioned Rome Fiumicino – Barcelona this evening as DY8983.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA895A Enters Service.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 612, All Nippon Airways JA895A, which arrived into Tokyo Haneda on delivery on 3rd October, entered service this morning operating NH847 Tokyo Haneda – Bangkok.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKH Kuala Lumpur Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 404, British Airways G-ZBKH, arrived into Kuala Lumpur as BA33 from London Heathrow this afternoon (depart London Heathrow 23rd December), however the return BA34 was cancelled tonight due to a technical issue.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLS EY485 Al Ain Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 643, Etihad A6-BLS, operating EY485 Brisbane – Abu Dhabi (depart Brisbane 21st December) diverted via Al Ain this morning due to long weather based hold times at Abu Dhabi.

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

Following the technical issue it encountered on 20th December, Boeing 787-8 l/n 207, Qatar Airways A7-BCP departed Edinburgh in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed QR32 Edinburgh – Doha of 20th December.

Hainan Airlines B787-9 B-1342 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 646, Hainan Airlines B-1342, was delivered Paine Field – Haikou Meilan as HU1343 this morning. The aircraft wears standard Hainan Airlines livery and is in 30J/258Y configuration. This brings the Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to seventeen aircraft.

Hainan Airlines B787-9 B-1343 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 648, Hainan Airlines B-1343, was delivered Paine Field – Haikou Meilan as HU1343 this morning. The aircraft wears a special Kung Fu Panda livery with a gold fuselage and is in 30J/258Y configuration. This brings the Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to sixteen aircraft.

Korean Air B787-9 HL8085 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 644, Korean Air HL8085, was delivered Paine Field – Seoul Incheon this afternoon as KE26D. The aircraft is in 6F/18J/245Y configuration and wears standard Korean Air livery. This brings the Korean Air Boeing 787-9 fleet up to five aircraft.

AeroMexico B787-9 XA-ADG Enters Service.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 637, AeroMexico XA-ADG, entered service this afternoon operating the delayed AM569/AM576 Mexico City – Cancun rotation in place of the usual Boeing 737.

Hainan Airlines B787-9 B-1341 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 640, Hainan Airlines B-1341, was delivered Charleston – Haikou Meilan as HU1341 this morning. The aircraft wears standard Hainan Airlines livery and is in 30J/258Y configuration. This brings the Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to fifteen aircraft.

Neos B787-9 EI-DEO Training Flights.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 639, Neos EI-NEO, operated Milan Malpensa – Verona this morning in order to operate a training circuit and then returned to Milan Malpensa, all operating as NO787. The aircraft then operated a further Milan Malpensa – Verona training rotation this afternoon as NO789.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCP Operates Doha – St Petersburg Inaugural.

Qatar Airways commenced service on the Doha – St Petersburg route today with Boeing 787-8 l/n 207, Qatar Airways A7-BCP operating the inaugural QR279/QR280 rotation. This was a one off operation for the Dreamliner and the service will normally be operated by A320s.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLS Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 643, Etihad A6-BLS, was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9011. The aircraft is the nineteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Air China B787-9 B-1469 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 638, Air China B-1469, was delivered Charleston – Beijing Capital in the early hours of this morning as CA47. 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 thirteen aircraft.

Virgin Atlantic B787-8 G-VSPY Returns from Seattle.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 369, Virgin Atlantic G-VPSY, departed Seattle this evening operating today’s scheduled VS106 Seattle – London Heathrow. Today’s outbound VS105 servive was cancelled.

AeroMexico B787-9 XA-ADG Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 637, AeroMexico XA-ADG, was delivered Paine Field – Mexico City this afternoon as AM8527. The aircraft wears standard AeroMexico livery and is in 36J/247Y configuration. This brings the AeroMexico B787-9 fleet up to six aircraft.

Neos B787-9 EI-NEO Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 639, Neos EI-NEO, was delivered Paine Field – Milan Malpensa this afternoon as NO787. The aircraft is in 36W/323Y configuration and wears Neos livery. This is the first Boeing 787 for the airline.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Overnight Montreal Stay.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal with a six hour delay this evening. Due to the weather situation at London Heathrow the return BA94 has been delayed overnight and will operate as a day flight tomorrow morning.

KLM B787-9 PH-BHC KL891 Amsterdam Technical Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 368, KLM PH-BHC, operating KL891 Amsterdam – Chengdu Shuangliu stopped the climb at 7,000 ft this evening due to a technical issue then returned immediately to Amsterdam for a safe landing.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, positioned Cairns – Melbourne as JQ8992 this morning after arriving as JQ16 from Osaka Kansai. The aircraft then operated JQ1 Melbourne – Honolulu.

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

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th December, Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, departed Tokyo Narita this morning operating the delayed JQ26 Tokyo Narita – Cairns on 8th December as JQ26D.

TUI Airlines B787-8 G-TUIC BY186 London Gatwick Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 96, TUI Airlines UK G-TUIC, operating BY186 Bridgetown – Birmingham (depart Bridgetown 9th December) diverted to London Gatwick this morning due to snow at Birmingham. The aircraft was able to position London Gatwick – Birmingham early in the evening as BY9009.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA891A Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 550, All Nippon Airways JA891A, departed Munich this evening operating yesterday’s delayed NH218 Munich – Tokyo Haneda as NH218D.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, positioned Melbourne – Cairns as JQ8991 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ12 from Coolangatta. The aircraft then operated the delayed JQ15 Cairns – Osaka Kansai.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNB Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 641, QANTAS VH-ZNB, was delivered Paine Field – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6026. The second Dreamliner for QANTAS is named Waltzing Matilda. The aircraft wears QANTAS Silver Roo livery and is in 42J/28W/166Y configuration.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 615, QANTAS VH-ZNA, which spent yesterday out of service at Sydney, positioned Sydney – Melbourne early this morning as QF6116 in order to operate QF422 Melbourne – Sydney.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKI Overnight Toronto Delay.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 406, British Airways G-ZBKI operated BA99 London Heathrow – Toronto this evening, however the return BA98 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

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

Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, operated JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita this morning, however its scheduled return to Australia as JQ26 Tokyo Narita – Cairns was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZF Returns to Service.

Following its technical return to Auckland on 6th December, Boeing 787-9 l/n 213, Air New Zealand ZK-NZF, returned to service this afternoon operating NZ175 Auckland – Perth with a six hour delay.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKF Continues from Bangkok.

Following its diversion yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 175, Jetstar VH-VKF, departed Bangkok this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted JQ17 Melbourne – Phuket, routing Bangkok – Phuket at JQ17D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed JQ18 Phuket – Melbourne as JQ18D

Vietnam Airlines B787-9 VN-A870 Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 496, Vietnam Airlines VN-A870, positioned Ho Chi Minh City – Hanoi this evening as VN7280 after arriving as VN780 from Melbourne. The aircraft then operated VN55 Hanoi – London Heathrow.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as JQ8991 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ30 from Bangkok. The aircraft then operated JQ27 Sydney – Phuket.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, positioned Sydney – Cairns as JQ8993 this morning after arriving as JQ38 from Denpasar. The aircraft then operated JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita.

Royal Jordanian Airlines B787-8 JY-BAA Operates Berlin – Islamabad Charter.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 194, Royal Jordanian Airlines JY-BAA, operated a Berlin Schoenfeld – Islamabad charter rotation as RJ6101/RJ6102 in the early hours of this morning. The flight to Islamabad is reported to have been carrying 65 Pakistani citizens deported from the EU. The aircraft then positioned Berlin Schoenfeld – Amman as RJ6103.

American Airlines B787-9 N833AA Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 635, American Airlines N833AA, 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 17 aircraft.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZG Takes Over NZ99.

Following the earlier technical return of NZ99 Auckland – Tokyo Narita to Auckland, the delayed flight was subsequently operated this afternoon as NZ99D by Boeing 787-9 l/n 236, Air New Zealand ZK-NZG.

Oman Air B787-9 A4O-SE Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 631, Oman Air A4O-SE, was delivered Charleston – Muscat as WY32 early this afternoon. The aircraft is in standard Oman Air livery and 30J/258Y configuration. This brings the Oman Air Boeing 787-9 fleet up to three aircraft.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, positioned Cairns – Melbourne as JQ8992 early this morning after arriving as JQ16 from Osaka Kansai. The aircraft then operated JQ1 Melbourne – Honolulu.

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

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 150, Qatar Airways A7-BCM, departed Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QR815 Hong Kong – Doha as QR815D.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCM Hong Kong Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 150, Qatar Airways A7-BCM, arrived into Hong Kong yesterday evening as QR816 from Doha, however its scheduled return to Doha as QR815 in the early hours of this morning has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA880A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 447, All Nippon Airways JA880A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Tokyo Narita as NH9372 this evening after arriving as NH185 from Honolulu. The aircraft then operated NH182 Tokyo Narita – Honolulu.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-ATI Returns from Oslo.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 1st December, Boeing 787-8 l/n 18, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATI, returned to service this evening operating today’s scheduled ET715 Oslo – Stockholm Arlanda – Addis Ababa.

Norwegian Long Haul B787-9 LN-LNK DY7147 Dublin Baggage Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 450, Norwegian Long Haul LN-LNK, operating DY7147 London Gatwick – Boston had begun its trans-Atlantic crossing to the west of Ireland when the aircraft turned back and diverted via Dublin when it became clear there was unaccompanied baggage on board.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-ATJ Oslo Flight Switch.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 13, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATJ, arrived into Oslo this morning as ET714 from Addis Ababa and Stockholm Arlanda (depart Addis Ababa December 1st), however following the Boeing 787-8 technical issue at Oslo on December 1st the aircraft turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed ET715 Oslo – Stockholm Arlanda – Addis Ababa as ET2715.

American Airlines B787-8 N813AN Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 387, American Airlines N813AN, positioned Dallas-Fort Worth – Chicago O’Hare as AA9669 early this morning in order to operate AA289 Chicago O’Hare – Shanghai Pudong.

TUI Fly Netherlands B787-8 PH-TFK Positions for Eurowings Lease.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 182, TUI fly Netherlands PH-TFK, positioned Amsterdam – Cologne-Bonn this afternoon as EW6900 in order to operate the EW140/EW141 Cologne-Bonn – Punta Cana rotation on behalf of Eurowings. This is normally an A330-200 service.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-AOO Oslo Flight Switch.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 39, Ethiopian Airlines ET-AOO, arrived into Oslo this morning as ET714 from Addis Ababa and Stockholm Arlanda (depart Addis Ababa 1st December), however following the Boeing 787-8 technical issue at Oslo yesterday the aircraft turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed ET715 Oslo – Stockholm Arlanda – Addis Ababa as ET2715.

Vietnam Airlines B787-9 VN-A868 Returns from Perth.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 464, Vietnam Airlines VN-A868, operated Perth – Hanoi as VN1 this morning carrying President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang along with other Government Officials and members of a trade delegation.

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

Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, positioned Melbourne – Denpasar as JQ8989 in the early hours of this morning in order to operate an additional Denpasar – Melbourne sector as JQ7014 to repatriate passengers affected by the volcanic ash cancellations yesterday.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-ATI Oslo Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 18, Ethiopian Airlines ET-ATI, arrived into Oslo this morning as ET714 from Addis Ababa and Stockholm Arlanda (depart Addis Ababa 30th November), however it was unable to operate this evening’s return ET715 due to a technical issue.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA896A Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 633, All Nippon Airways JA896A, was delivered Charleston – Tokyo Haneda this afternoon as NH9397. This brings the All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-9 fleet up to 24 aircraft.

Air France B787-9 F-HRBE Publicity Photo Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 634, Air France F-HRBE, operated a four hour Paris CDG – Paris CDG flight as AF787V this afternoon routing to the south of France where it made several circuits in the Montpellier area in tandem with a photographic aircraft.

TUI Airlines B787-8 G-TUIF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 198, TUI Airlines UK G-TUIF, positioned Manchester – London Gatwick as BY9219 this morning after arriving as BY119 from Punta Cana. The aircraft then operated BY86 London Gatwick – Phuket.