QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 669, QANTAS VH-ZND, was delivered Paine Field – Alice Springs late tonight as QF6026. The aircraft is in 42J/28W/166Y configuration and is in Emily Kame Kngwarreye Aboriginal livery. The aircraft is named Emily Kame Kngwarreye. This brings the QANTAS Boeing 787-9 fleet up to four aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BDB QR17 Manchester Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 410, Qatar Airways A7-BDB, operating QR17 Doha – Dublin diverted via Manchester this afternoon due to weather at Dublin. The return QR18 was cancelled after Dublin airport closed due to snow.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-AOP ET500 Shannon Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 44, Ethiopian Airlines ET-AOP, operating the Addis Ababa – Dublin sector of ET500 Addis Ababa – Dublin – Washington Dulles (depart Addis Ababa 27th February) diverted to Shannon this morning due to snow at Dublin. The aircraft then continued Shannon – Washington Dulles.

Ethiopian Airlines B787-8 ET-AOQ ET504 Shannon Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 49, Ethiopian Airlines ET-AOQ, operating the Addis Ababa – Dublin sector of ET504 Addis Ababa – Dublin – Los Angeles (depart Addis Ababa 27th February) diverted to Shannon early this morning due to snow at Dublin. The aircraft later continued Shannon – Dublin – Los Angeles.

Kenya Airways B787-8 5Y-KZC Returns from Abu Dhabi Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 192, Kenya Airways 5Y-KZC, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 26th March, positioned Abu Dhabi – Dubai as KQ1311 in the early hours of this morning then returned to service operating KQ311 Dubai – Nairobi.

American Airlines B787-9 N834AA Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 667, American Airlines N834AA, was delivered Charleston – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon as AA9702. 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 18 aircraft.

Japan Airlines B787-8 JA838J Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 231, Japan Airlines JA838J, positioned Tokyo Narita – Osaka Kansai as JL8125 early this afternoon in order to operate the delayed JL813 Osaka Kansai – Taipei Taoyuan.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANM Returns from Bangkok.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 72, Air India VT-ANM, departed Bangkok this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed AI333 Bangkok – Delhi as AI333D.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FGDX Aborted Zurich Rescue Mission.

Following an Airbus A330-300 technical issue at Zurich this morning, Boeing 787-9 l/n 395, Air Canada C-FGDX, departed Toronto for Zurich as AC7064 this morning, however over Newfoundland the aircraft turned back to Toronto then operated AC84 Toronto – Tel Aviv.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA879A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 454, All Nippon Airways JA879A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Tokyo Narita as NH9372 this evening after arriving as NH185 from Honolulu. The aircraft then operated NH182 Tokyo Narita – Honolulu.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKHL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 588, Norwegian UK G-CKHL, positioned Oslo – Paris CDG early this evening after arriving as DY7082 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated the delayed DY7019 Paris CDG – New York JFK.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA835A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 243, All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-8 JA835A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Tokyo Narita as NH9352 early this afternoon after arriving as NH972 from Shanghai Pudong. The aircraft then operated NH805 Tokyo Narita – Bangkok.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANM Bangkok Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 72, Air India VT-ANM, operated AI330 Mumbai – Bangkok in the early hours of this morning. However its next scheduled service as AI333 Bangkok – Delhi has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Vietnam Airlines B787-9 VN-A862 Positions for Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City Extra.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 318, Vietnam Airlines VN-A862, positioned Ho Chi Minh City – Da Nang as VN7118 in the early hours of this morning in order to operate an additional Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City sector as VN7127. The aircraft then positioned Ho Chi Minh City – Hanoi as VN7216 in order to operate VN512 Hanoi – Beijing Capital.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANY Returns from Paris CDG.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 579, Air India VT-ANY, departed Paris CDG late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed AI142 Paris CDG – Delhi as AI142D.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CJUL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 581, Norwegian UK G-CJUL, positioned Paris CDG – London Gatwick as DY8985 early this evening after arriving as DY7098 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated DY7015 London Gatwick – New York JFK.

United Airlines B787-8 N27903 Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 52, United Airlines N27903, which has been out of service at Denver since 21st February, positioned Denver – San Francisco late this afternoon as UA2770 then returned to service operating UA954 San Francisco – Tel Aviv.

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

Boeing 787-8 l/n 153, Norwegian Long Haul LN-LND, positioned Copenhagen – Oslo this afternoon as DY8984 after arriving as DY7012 from New York JFK. The aircraft then operated DY7201 Oslo – Bangkok.

American Airlines B787-9 N825AA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 517, American Airlines N825AA, positioned Chicago O’Hare – Dallas-Fort Worth early this afternoon as AA9645 in order to operate AA2689 Dallas-Fort Worth – Los Angeles.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKNA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 593, Norwegian UK G-CKNA, positioned Copenhagen – Stockholm Arlanda as DY8985 this afternoon after arriving as DY7012 from New York JFK. The aircraft then operated DY7205 Stockholm Arlanda – Bangkok.

American Airlines B787-9 N823AN Returns from Auckland.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 22nd February, Boeing 787-9 l/n 503, American Airlines N823AN, positioned Auckland – Dallas-Fort Worth early this afternoon as AA9644 and immediately entered the Dallas-Fort Worth maintenance facility.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 652 First Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 652, which was to be JY-BAI for Royal Jordanian Airlines but which was not taken up, made its first flight from Paine Field today as BOE698.

El Al Israel Airlines B787-9 4X-EDC Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 666, El Al Israel Airlines 4X-EDC, was delivered Paine Field – Tel Aviv this morning as LY1789. The aircraft is in 32J/28W/222Y configuration and wears standard El Al Israel Airlines livery. This brings the El Al Israel Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to three aircraft.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKNA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 593, Norwegian UK G-CKNA, positioned Stockholm Arlanda – Copenhagen as DY8986 this afternoon after arriving as DY7088 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated DY7011 Copenhagen – New York JFK.

Avianca B787-8 N794AV London Heathrow Flight Switch.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 535, Avianca N794AV, arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon as AV120 from Bogota (depart Bogota 19th February), then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed AV121 London Heathrow – Bogota as AV121D.

Avianca B787-8 N780AV London Heathrow Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 217, Avianca N780AV, arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon as AV120 from Bogota (depart Bogota 18th February), however the return AV121 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FVLX Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 668, Air Canada C-FVLX, was delivered Paine Field – Kansas City this morning as AC7168. The aircraft is in 30J/21W/247Y configuration and wears Air Canada Black & White livery. This brings the Air Canada Boeing 787-9 fleet up to 25 aircraft.

Avianca B787-8 N783AV Returns from Buenos Aires Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 242, Avianca N783AV, which has been under maintenance at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini since encountering a technical issue on 28th January, positioned Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini – Bogota early this morning as AV4958 then returned to service operating AV87 Bogota – Buenos Aires. The aircraft has had an engine change.

United Airlines B787-9 N24974 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 663, United Airlines N24974, was delivered Charleston – Washington Dulles this afternoon as UA2689. The aircraft is in 48J/204Y configuration with 88 Economy Plus seats and wears United Airlines Dreamliner livery. This brings the United Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to 24 aircraft.

Air Europa B787-9 EC-MSZ Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 658, Air Europa EC-MSZ, was delivered Charleston – Madrid this afternoon as UX1001. The aircraft is in 30J/303Y configuration and wears standard Air Europa livery. This is the first Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

TUI Airlines UK B787-8 G-TUIC Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 96, TUI Airlines UK G-TUIC, positioned London Gatwick – Manchester as BY9233 early this morning after arriving as BY33 from La Romana. The aircraft then operated BY126 Manchester – Puerto Vallarta.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ JQ12 Brisbane Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, operating JQ12 Tokyo Narita – Coolangatta (depart Tokyo Narita 14th February) diverted to Brisbane this morning having gone around at Coolangatta. The aircraft later continued Brisbane – Coolangatta as JQ7001.

United Airlines B787-9 N24973 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 661, United Airlines N24973, was delivered Charleston – Washington Dulles this evening as UA2686. The aircraft is in 48J/204Y configuration with 88 Economy Plus seats and wears United Airlines Dreamliner livery. This brings the United Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to 23 aircraft.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKJ Overnight Santiago Delay.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 424, British Airways G-ZBKJ, arrived into Santiago de Chile this morning as BA251 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 12th February), however the return BA250 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

KLM B787-9 PH-BHA Takes Over KL867.

Following the earlier technical return of KL867 Amsterdam – Osaka Kansai to Amsterdam, the flight was subsequently operated by Boeing 787-9 l/n 356, KLM PH-BHA.

Air Canada B787-8 C-GHQQ Returns from San Antonio Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 254, Air Canada C-GHQQ, which has been under maintenance at San Antonio since 24th January, positioned San Antonio – Toronto this morning as AC7166 then returned to service this evening operating AC84 Toronto – Tel Aviv.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK Continues from Sydney.

Following its overnight delay, Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, departed Sydney early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed JQ61/JQ62 Sydney – Ho Chi Minh City rotation as JQ61D/JQ62D.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK JQ61 Overnight Sydney Delay.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, operated the Melbourne – Sydney sector of JQ61 Melbourne – Sydney – Ho Chi Minh City with a five hour delay this evening, however the onward sector to Ho Chi Minh City has been delayed overnight due the aircraft being unable to turn around prior to curfew.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, positioned Denpasar – Singapore as JQ8991 this evening after arriving as JQ43 from Melbourne. The aircraft then operated JQ8 Singapore – Melbourne.

Air China B787-9 B-1368 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 651, Air China B-1358, was delivered Charleston – Beijing Capital this afternoon 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 fourteen aircraft.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKOG Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 662, Norwegian UK G-CKOG, was delivered Paine Field – London Gatwick this afternoon as DY8A. The aircraft is in 35J/309Y configuration and wears Paco de Lucia tail art. This in the eleventh Boeing 787-9 for Norwegian UK and brings the active fleet up to nine aircraft.

Saudi Arabian Airlines B787-9 HZ-AR12 Manchester Rescue Mission.

Following the Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 787-9 technical issue at Manchester yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 551, Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-AR12, positioned Jeddah – Manchester as SV9069 this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed SV124 Manchester – Jeddah as SV2032.

United Airlines B787-9 N24972 Positioning Flights.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 649, United Airlines N24972, which received overnight attention at Paine Field, positioned Paine Field – Chicago O’Hare as UA2700 this morning then Chicago O’Hare – Los Angeles as UA2789 this evening.

Kenya Airways B787-8 5Y-KZB Returns from Abu Dhabi Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 184, Kenya Airways 5Y-KZB, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 5th February, positioned Abu Dhabi – Dubai as KQ1311 in the early hours of this morning then returned to service operating KQ311 Dubai – Nairobi.

Norwegian B787-9 G-CKOF Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 662, Norwegian UK G-CKOF, was delivered Paine Field – London Gatwick this evening as DY8A. The aircraft is in 35J/309Y configuration and wears Joan Miró tail art. This in the tenth Boeing 787-9 for Norwegian UK and brings the active fleet up to eight aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCL QR299 Helsinki Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 64, Qatar Airways A7-BCL, operating QR299 Doha – Moscow Domodedovo diverted to Helsinki this evening due to weather at Moscow Domodedovo. The aircraft was able to continue Helsinki – Moscow Domodedovo late at night as QR299D.

United Airlines B787-9 N15969 Continues from San Francisco.

Following its technical diversion yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 531, United Airlines N15969, departed San Francisco early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed and diverted UA198 Los Angeles – Shanghai Pudong, routing San Francisco – Shanghai Pudong as UA198D.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FVLU Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 659, Air Canada C-FVLU, was delivered Charleston – Kansas City this morning as AC7168. The aircraft is in 30J/21W/247Y configuration and wears Air Canada Black & White livery. This brings the Air Canada Boeing 787-9 fleet up to 24 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCX Returns from Manchester.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 352, Qatar Airways A7-BCX, departed Manchester this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QR22 Manchester – Doha as QR22D.

Saudi Arabian Airlines B787-9 HZ-ARE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 542, Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-ARE, positioned Riyadh – Jeddah as SV9034 in the early hours of this morning after arriving as SV226 from Madrid and Jeddah. The aircraft then operated SV123 Jeddah – Manchester.

Saudi Arabian Airlines B787-9 HZ-ARA Medina Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 376, Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-ARA, operated the Casablanca – Medina sector of SV326 Casablanca – Medina – Jeddah this morning, however the onward sector to Jeddah was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Air Austral B787-8 F-OLRC Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 22, Air Austral F-OLRC, positioned Dusseldorf – Paris CDG as UU64 early this afternoon after arriving as charter flight UU63 from Belem Val de Cans.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCX Manchester Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 352, Qatar Airways A7-BCX, arrived into Manchester as QR21 from Doha this morning, however the return QR22 was delayed overnight following a technical issue which saw passengers boarded and the offloaded twice.

United Airlines B787-9 N29971 Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 642, United Airlines N29971, arrived into Paris CDG this morning as UA990 from San Francisco, however instead of operating UA914 Paris CDG – Washington the aircraft instead positioned Paris CDG – Los Angeles as UA2822.

Kenya Airways B787-8 5Y-KZA Returns from Abu Dhabi Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 157, Kenya Airways 5Y-KZA, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 29th January, positioned Abu Dhabi – Dubai as KQ1311 in the early hours of this morning then returned to service operating KQ311 Dubai – Nairobi.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Returns from Chennai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 30th January, Boeing 787-8 l/n 111, British Airways G-ZBJB, departed Chennai this evening operating a Chennai – London Heathrow cargo flight as BA36F.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKC Returns from Hyderabad.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 360, British Airways G-ZBKC, departed Hyderabad early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA276 Hyderabad – London Heathrow.