Air Canada B787-8 C-GHPU Operates Vancouver – Brisbane as AC1035.

Air Canada switched operation of AC35 Vancouver – Brisbane from an 0035 departure to a 2350 departue from today. Therefore tonight’s service, operated by Boeing 787-8 l/n 174, Air Canada C-GHPU, was scheduled as AC1035 to prevent there being two AC35 departures on the same day.

Avianca B787-8 N782AV Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 239, Avianca N782AV, departed London Heathrow early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed AV121 London Heathrow – Bogota as AV121D.

Air Europa B787-8 EC-MNS Positioning Flight.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 23rd April and its positioning flight yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 532, Air Europa EC-MNS, positioned Salvador – Madrid this morning as UX84A then returned to service late tonight operating UX175 Madrid – Lima.

United Airlines B787-9 N27964 Melbourne Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 398, United Airlines N27964, arrived into Melbourne this morning as UA98 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 28th April), however the return UA99 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

LATAM Airlines Chile B787-9 CC-BGD Returns from Buenos Aires.

Following the technical issue it encountered in the early hours of yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 327, LATAM Airlines Chile CC-BGD, positioned Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini – Santiago de Chile in the early hours of this morning as LA9951.

Avianca B787-8 N782AV London Heathrow Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 239, Avianca N782AV, arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon as AV120 from Bogota (depart Bogota 28th April), however tonight’s return AV121 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Neos B787-9 EI-NEO NO976 Milan Malpensa Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 639, Neos EI-NEO, operating NO976 Milan Malpensa – Nanjing Lukou was close to Sofia this afternoon when it turned back to Milan Malpensa. The reason for the diversion is not yet known.

Royal Air Maroc B787-8 CN-RGT Positions for Marrakesh – Paris Orly Rotation.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 457, Royal Air Maroc CN-RGT, positioned Casablanca – Marrakesh as AT6141 early this afternoon in order to operate the AT640/AT641 Marrakesh – Paris Orly in place of the usual Boeing 737-800 or leased Noivelair A320. The aircraft then positioned Marrakesh – Casablanca as AT172.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA811A Returns from Maintenance, Operates Unusual Domestic Sectors.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 51, All Nippon Airways JA811A, which has been under maintenance at Shanghai Pudong and Tokyo Haneda since 4th December 2017, returned to service today operating the following Japanese Domestic sectors today in place of the usual Boeing 737-800:

NH461 Tokyo Haneda – Naha
NZ1207 Naha – Fukuoka
NH1202 Fukuoka – Naha
NH1868 Naha – Kumamoto
NH526 Kumamoto – Osaka Itami
NH529 Osaka Itami – Kumamoto.

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

Boeing 787-8 l/n 300, TUI Airlines UK G-TUII, positioned London Gatwick – Goa as BY52F this evening in order to operate the final BY53 Goa – London Gatwick of the season tomorrow.

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

Boeing 787-8 l/n 165, Norwegian Long Haul LN-LNE, which has been out of service at Copenhagen since 25th April, positioned Copenhagen – Oslo this afternoon as DY8982 then returned to service operating DY7001 Oslo – New York JFK.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA819A Naha Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 97, All Nippon Airways JA819A, operated NH763 Osaka Itami – Naha this morning, however the return NH764 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft later positioned Hana – Tokyo Haneda as NH9062.

Air China B787-9 B-1468 CA879 Miami Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 629, Air China B-1468, operating the Montreal – Havana sector of CA879 Beijing Capital – Montreal – Havana diverted via Miami late tonight due to weather at Havana.

Japan Airlines B787-8 JA824J Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 27, Japan Airlines JA824J, positioned Tokyo Narita – Osaka Kansai as JL8125 this afternoon after arriving as JL872 from Shanghai Pudong. The aircraft operated JL727 Osaka Kansai – Bangkok after midnight.

TUI Airlines UK B787-8 G-TUIB Positions to Goa.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 94, TUI Airlines UK G-TUIB, positioned Birmingham – Goa as BY548F this afternoon in order to operate the final BY549 Goa – Birmingham of the season tomorrow.

Gulf Air B787-9 A9C-FA Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 689, Gulf Air A9C-FA, was delivered Boeing Field – Bahrain as GF9000 this afternoon. The aircraft is the first Boeing 787 for Gulf Air and wears the new Gulf Air 2018 livery. The aircraft is in 26J/256Y configuration.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VNYL Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 681, Virgin Atlantic G-VNYL, was delivered Charleston – London Heathrow as VS834P  this morning. The aircraft is in 31J/35W/198Y configuration and Billboard livery and is named “Penny Lane”. This brings the Virgin Atlantic B787-9 fleet up to seventeen aircraft.

Air France B787-9 F-HRBC Bogota Delay.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 613, Air France F-HRBC, operated last night’s AF429 Bogota – Paris CDG with a five hour delay in the early hours of this morning as AF429A.

Avianca B787-8 N783AV Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 24th April, Boeing 787-8 l/n 242, Avianca N783AV, departed Los Angeles in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed AV89 Los Angeles – Bogota as AV5089.

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 early this evening after arriving as NH972 from Shanghai Pudong. The aircraft then operated NH182 Tokyo Narita – Honolulu.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKWD Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 691, Norwegian UK G-CKWD, was delivered Paine Field – London Gatwick this afternoon as DY8A. The aircraft is in 35J/309Y configuration and wears Ernest Shackleton tail art. This in the fifteenth Boeing 787-9 for Norwegian UK and brings the active fleet up to thirteen aircraft.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLT Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 692, Etihad A6-BLT, was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9011. The aircraft is the 20th Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Vietnam Airlines B787-9 VN-A868 Operates Singapore Government Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 464, Vietnam Airlines VN-A868, operated Hanoi – Singapore as VN1 this morning carrying Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the 32nd Asean Summit. The aircraft then positioned Singapore – Ho Chi Minh City as VN1 before returning to service operating VN266 Ho Chi Minh City – Hanoi.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLM Returns from Abu Dhabi Maintenance.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 561, Etihad A6-BLM, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since returning with a technical issue on 17th April, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EY51 Abu Dhabi – Geneva.

American Airlines B787-8 N810AN AA262 Los Angeles Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 339, American Airlines N810AN, operating AA262 Beijing Capital – Dallas-Fort Worth diverted to Los Angeles early this evening in a planned operation. The aircraft continued Los Angeles – Dallas-Fort Worth as AA262P.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLF Seoul Incheon Delay.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 416, Etihad A6-BLF, operated this morning’s EY873 Seoul Incheon – Abu Dhabi with a sixteen hour delay this evening as EY873A. It is not clear whether the delay was due to a technical or a crew issue.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZC NZ92 Guam Fuel Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 126, Air New Zealand ZK-NZC, operating yesterday’s delayed NZ92 Tokyo Haneda – Auckland diverted to Guam for fuel early this morning in a planned operation due to carrying a reduced fuel load related to Rolls Royce engine issues. The aircraft then continued Guam – Auckland as NZ92D.

American Airlines B787-9 N829AN Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 587, American Airlines N829AN, positioned Chicago O’Hare – Los Angeles as AA9650 this evening after arriving as AA1258 from Dallas-Fort Worth. The aircraft then operated AA72 Los Angeles – Sydney.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZI Returns from Maintenance, Diverts via Guam.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 456, Air New Zealand ZK-NZI, which has been under maintenance at Auckland since the early hours of 18th April, returned to service late last night operating NZ289 Auckland – Shanghai Pudong. This flight diverted via Guam for fuel early this morning in a planned operation due to carrying a reduced fuel load related to Rolls Royce engine issues.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZC NZ286 and NZ91 Guam Diversions.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 126, Air New Zealand ZK-NZC, operating NZ286 Shanghai Pudong – Auckland (depart Shanghai Pudong 22nd April) diverted via Guam for fuel early this morning in a planned operation due to carrying a reduced fuel load related to Rolls Royce engine issues. The aircraft then operated NZ91 Auckland – Tokyo Haneda which similarly diverted via Guam for fuel.

United Airlines B787-9 N24974 Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 663, United Airlines N24974, positioned Los Angeles – San Francisco as UA2784 this evening after arriving as UA38 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated UA1 San Francisco – Singapore.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZI Auckland Test Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 456, Air New Zealand ZK-NZI, which has been under maintenance at Auckland since the early hours of 18th April, undertook a 70 minute Auckland – Auckland test flight this morning as NZ6237.

LATAM Airlines B787-9 CC-BBI Auckland – Sydney Cancellation.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 210, LATAM Airlines Chile CC-BBI, arrived into Auckland this morning as LA801 from Santiago de Chile (depart Santiago de Chile 21st April), however the onward sector to Sydney and today’s LA800 Sydney – Auckland sector were cancelled. The aircraft then operated this evening’s LA800 Auckland – Santiago de Chile sector.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZK NZ92 Guam Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 490, Air New Zealand ZK-NZK, operating NZ92 Tokyo Haneda – Auckland (depart Tokyo Haneda 21st April) diverted via Guam for fuel in the early hours of this morning in a planned operation. This was due to carrying a reduced fuel load related to Rolls Royce engine issues.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZC NZ289 Cairns Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 126, Air New Zealand ZK-NZC, operating NZ289 Auckland – Shanghai Pudong (depart Auckland 21st April) diverted to Cairns for fuel in the early hours of this morning in a planned operation then continued Cairns – Shanghai Pudong as NZ289D. This was due to carrying a reduced fuel load related to Rolls Royce engine issues.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZJ NZ288 Guam Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 468, Air New Zealand ZK-NZJ, operating NZ288 Shanghai Pudong – Auckland diverted via Guam  for fuel this evening in a planned operation. This was due to carrying a reduced fuel load related to Rolls Royce engine issues.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZC NZ281 Sydney Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 126, Air New Zealand ZK-NZC, operating NZ281 Singapore – Auckland diverted to Sydney for fuel this evening in a planned operation then continued Sydney – Auckland as NZ281D. This was due to carrying a reduced fuel load related to Rolls Royce engine issues.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZL NZ99 Auckland Technical Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 607, Air New Zealand ZK-NZL, operating NZ99 Auckland – Tokyo Narita, which was scheduled to operate via Guam for a fuel stop, stopped the climb at 20,000 ft this morning due to a technical issue and returned to Auckland due to a technical issue.

Avianca B787-8 N783AV AV10 San Juan, Puerto Rico Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 242, Avianca N783AV, operating AV10 Bogota – Madrid (depart Bogota 19th April) diverted to San Juan, Puerto Rico in the early hours of this morning, apparently due to a technical issue. After around three hours on the ground the aircraft operated San Juan, Puerto Rico – Bogota.

American Airlines N830AN Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 596, American Airlines N830AN, positioned Los Angeles – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon as AA9643. The aircraft did not operate in service today.

American Airlines B787-9 N828AA Continues from Anchorage.

Following its diversion yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 570, American Airlines N828AA, departed Anchorage this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted AA281 Dallas-Fort Worth – Seoul Incheon, routing Anchorage – Seoul Incheon as AA281P.

American Airlines B787-9 N828AA AA281 Anchorage Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 570, American Airlines N828AA, operating AA281 Dallas-Fort Worth – Seoul Incheon was close to entering Russian air space this afternoon when it entered a hold and then diverted to Anchorage where passengers have been accommodated overnight. The diversion is shown in the American Airlines system as for “passenger servicing”.

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

Boeing 787-8 l/n 335, Scoot 9V-OFB, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since April 1st, undertook a 30 minute Singapore – Singapore test flight this afternoon as TR6787.

LATAM Airlines Chile B787-8 CC-BBI LA600 Antofagasta Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 210, LATAM Airlines Chile CC-BBI, operating the Santiago de Chile – Lima sector of LA600 Santiago de Chile – Lima – Los Angeles diverted via Antofagasta this morning. The delayed Lima – Los Angeles sector operated after midnight as LA1140.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FGFZ Returns from Tokyo Narita.

Following its overnight crew delay, Boeing 787-9 l/n 417, Air Canada C-FGFZ, deperated Tokyo Narita this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed AC4 Tokyo Narita – Vancouver as AC2004.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLM EY303 Abu Dhabi Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 561, Etihad A6-BLM, operating EY303 Abu Dhabi – Kuwait stopped the climb at 25,000 ft this morning, declared a general emergency and then returned to Abu Dhabi for a safe landing. The aircraft subsequently entered the Abu Dhabi maintenance facility.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VYUM London Heathrow Test Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 296, Virgin Atlantic G-VYUM, which has been out of service at London Heathrow since 30th September 2017 due to Rolls Royce engine issues, undertook a London Heathrow – London Heathrow test flight as VS789T this afternoon routing over Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Saudi Arabian Airlines B787-9 HZ-AR23 Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 683, Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-AR23, was delivered Charleston – Jeddah this afternoon as SV9023. The aircraft is in 24J/274Y configuration and wears standard Saudi Arabian Airlines livery. This brings the Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 787-9 fleet up to thirteen aircraft.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FGFZ Overnight Tokyo Narita Delay.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 417, Air Canada C-FGFZ, arrived into Tokyo Narita this afternoon as AC3 from Vancouver (depart Vancouver 15th April), however due to the AC3 of 14th April running 24 hours late there is no rested crew at Tokyo Narita and today’s return AC4 has therefore been delayed overnight.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CJUL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 581, Norwegian UK G-CJUL, positioned Oslo – Copenhagen as DY8983 this afternoon after arriving as DY7002 from New York JFK. The aircraft then operated DY7091 Copenhagen – Los Angeles.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA825A Positioning Flight.

Following the All Nippon Airways B787-8 technical issue at Sendai this morning, Boeing 787-8 l/n 148, All Nippon Airways JA825A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Sendai as NH9061 early this afternoon to pick up the schedule of the affected aircraft, initially operating NH1863 Sendai – Naha.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA821A Sendai Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 107, All Nippon Airways JA821A, overnighted at Sendai after arriving as NH739 from Osaka Itami yesterday, however its scheduled return to Osaka Itami as NH732 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Sendai – Tokyo Haneda during the evening as NH9062.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FRTW Toronto Tow Incident.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 574, Air Canada C-FRTW, was under tow at Toronto this evening after arriving as AC792 from Los Angeles when the tug span around in bad weather conditions and became trapped beneath the aircraft. The aircraft was moved to the maintenance facility for repairs.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA816A Switches Tokyo Base, Enters Tokyo Haneda Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 63, All Nippon Airways JA816A, positioned Tokyo Narita – Tokyo Haneda as NH9061 this afternoon after arriving as NH2176 from Osaka Itami. This is usually a Boeing 767-300/Boeing 777-300 service. The aircraft then operated the NH261/NH266 Tokyo Haneda – Fukuoka rotation before entering the Tokyo Haneda maintenance facility.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA871A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 319, All Nippon Airways JA871A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Tokyo Narita this morning as NH9372 after arriving as NH856 from Jakarta. The aircraft then operated NH801 Tokyo Narita – Singapore.

AeroMexico B787-9 XA-ADD AM30 Montevideo Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 517, AeroMexico XA-ADD, operating AM30 Mexico City – Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini diverted via Montevideo this evening due to weather at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini.

Hainan Airlines B787-9 B-7835 HU7962 Boston Technical Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 446, Hainan Airlines B-7835, operating HU7962 Boston – Shanghai Pudong stopped the climb at 27,000 ft this afternoon then returned to Boston due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to depart again after approximately three hours on the ground.

Air France B787-9 F-HRBD AF102 Hong Kong Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 630, Air France F-HRBD, operating AF102 Paris CDG – Guangzhou Baiyun (depart Paris CDG 13th April), diverted to Hong Kong this afternoon due to weather at Guangzhou Baiyun. The return AF107 was cancelled.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA816A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 63, All Nippon Airways JA816A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Tokyo Narita as NH9062 this afternoon in order to operate NH2179 Tokyo Narita – Osaka Itami this evening. This is usually a Boeing 767-300/Boeing 777-300 service.

American Airlines B787-8 N805AN Returns from San Antonio Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 290, American Airlines N805AN, which has been under maintenance at San Antonio since 29th March, positioned San Antonio – Chicago O’Hare as AA9669 this afternoon then returned to service this evening operating AA98 Chicago O’Hare – London Heathrow.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FRSI Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 527, Air Canada C-FRSI, positioned Vancouver – Toronto as AC7110 this morning  in order to operate AC890 Toronto – Rome Fiumicino this evening.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA821A Operates Unusual Japanese Sectors.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 107, All Nippon Airways JA821A, operated the following services today in place of the usual Boeing 767-300ER:

NH732 Sendai – Osaka Itami
NH735 Osaka Itami – Sendai
NH1863 Sendai – Naha
NH1862 Naha – Hiroshima
NH684 Hiroshima – Tokyo Haneda.

LATAM Airlines Chile B787-9 CC-BGL Trans-Tasman Cancellation.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 436, LATAM Airlines Chile CC-BGL, arrived into Auckland this morning as LA801 from Santiago de Chile (depart Santiago de Chile 12th April), however the onward sector to Sydney and today’s LA800 Sydney – Auckland sectors were cancelled. The aircraft departed Auckland this evening operating the scheduled LA800 Auckland – Santiago de Chile sector.

Hainan Airlines B-2728 Dongsheng Training Mission.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 73, Hainan Airlines B-2728, positioned Beijing Capital – Dongsheng Ordos Ejin Horo as HU8989 this morning in order to operate training circuits as HU793A and HU793B. The aircraft then positioned Dongsheng Ordos Ejin Horo – Beijing Capital as HU8990.

Air Europa B787-8 EC-MIG Madrid Test Flight

Boeing 787-8 l/n 397, Air Europa EC-MIG, which has been under maintenance at Madrid since 5th February, operated a Madrid – Madrid test flight this afternoon as UX2.

Royal Jordanian Airlines B787-8 JY-BAG RJ181 Aqaba Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 499, Royal Jordanian Airlines JY-BAG, operating the Bangkok – Amman sector of RJ181 Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok – Amman (depart Kuala Lumpur 11th April) diverted via Aqaba this morning due to weather at Amman. The airport then operated an additional Amman – Tel Aviv rotation late this afternoon as RJ6126/RJ6127.

Air China B787-9 B-1469 Ordos Ejin Horo Training Mission.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 638, Air China B-1469, positioned Beijing Capital – Ordos Ejin Horo as CA85 early this morning in order to operate training circuits. The aircraft then positioned Ordos Ejin Horo – Beijing Capital as CA86.

United Airlines B787-8 N26906 Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 77, United Airlines N26906, which spent yesterday out of service at Denver, positioned Denver – San Francisco as UA2803 early this afternoon in order to operate UA990 San Francisco – Paris CDG.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZH NZ281 Christchurch Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 351, Air New Zealand ZK-NZH, operating NZ281 Singapore – Auckland diverted to Christchurch late tonight due to weather at Auckland. The aircraft continued Christchurch – Auckland just after midnight as NZ281D.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FRTW Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 574, Air Canada C-FRTW, departed Los Angeles this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed AC788 Los Angeles – Toronto as AC2188.

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

Following its overnight delay, Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, departed Tokyo Narita this morning operating yesterday’s delayed JQ26 Tokyo Narita – Cairns as JQ26D. The aircraft then positioned Cairns – Sydney as JQ8991.

United Airlines B787-9 N26967 Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 445, United Airlines N26967, departed London Heathrow this morning operating yesterday’s delayed UA935 London Heathrow – Los Angeles as UA2734.

United Airlines B787-8 N20904 Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 53, United Airlines N20904, positioned San Francisco – Denver as UA2793 this morning after arriving as UA955 from Tel Aviv. The aircraft then operated UA143 Denver – Tokyo Narita.

Royal Air Maroc B787-8 CN-RGS Doha Cancellation.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 448, Royal Air Maroc CN-RGS, arrived into Doha late last night as AT216 from Casablanca, however its scheduled return to Casablanca as AT217 in the early hours of this morning was cancelled. Three and a half hours after the scheduled departure of AT217 the aircraft positioned Casablanca – Doha as AT7217.

Air Canada B787-9 C-FRTW Los Angeles Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 574, Air Canada C-FRTW, operated AC793 Toronto – Los Angeles this evening, however the return AC788 was delayed overnight following a technical issue which became apparent after boarding.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Overnight Tokyo Narita Delay.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, operated JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita this afternoon, however its scheduled return to Australia as JQ26 Tokyo Narita – Cairns has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKLZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 604, Norwegian UK G-CKLZ, positioned Oslo – Paris CDG as DY8985 this afternoon after arriving as DY7064 from Oakland. The aircraft then operated DY7059 Paris CDG – Orlando.

Norwegian Long Haul B787-9 LN-LNJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 418, Norwegian Long Haul LN-LNJ, positioned London Gatwick – Barcelona as DY8982 late this morning after arriving as DY7148 from Boston. The aircraft then operated DY7075 Barcelona – Oakland.

Gulf Air B787-9 A9C-FA Returns to Paine Field.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 689, Gulf Air A9C-FA, wearing test registration N1789B, positioned Bahrain – Boeing Field – Paine Field as BOE858 this morning following its appearance at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA825A Operates Unusual Japanese Sectors.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 148, All Nippon Airways JA825A, operated the following services today in place of the usual Boeing 767-300ER:

NH732 Sendai – Osaka Itami
NH735 Osaka Itami – Sendai
NH1863 Sendai – Naha
NH1862 Naha – Hiroshima
NH684 Hiroshima – Tokyo Haneda.

Kenya Airways B787-8 5Y-KZD Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 204, Kenya Airways 5Y-KZD, departed Dubai in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed KQ311 Dubai – Nairobi as KQ311D.

LOT Polish Airlines B787-8 SP-LRF Returns from New York JFK.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 161, LOT Polish Airlines SP-LRF, which has been at New York JFK since a technical diversion on 23rd March, undertook a New York JFK – New York JFK test flight as LO6503 this afternoon then positioned New York JFK – Warsaw as LO9002 late this evening.

Air France B787-9 F-HRBF Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 687, Air France F-HRBF, was delivered Paine Field – Paris CDG this afternoon as AF787V. 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 six aircraft.

Avianca B787-8 N793AV AV87 Cordoba Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 242, Avianca N793AV, operating AV87 Bogota – Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (depart Bogota 6th April) diverted to Cordoba this morning due to weather at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini. The aircraft continued Cordoba – Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini early in the evening.

Kenya Airways B787-8 5Y-KZD Dubai Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 204, Kenya Airways 5Y-KZD, arrived into Dubai in the early hours of this morning as KQ310 from Nairobi (depart Nairobi 6th April), however the return KQ311 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

United Airlines B787-9 N19951 UA870 Honolulu Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 223, United Airlines N19951, operating UA870 Sydney – San Francisco diverted via Honolulu in the early hours of this morning. This appears to have been a technical diversion as the aircraft was on the ground around 13 hours before continuing to San Francisco.

United Airlines B787-8 N45905 Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 55, United Airlines N45905, positioned San Francisco – Denver as UA2425 this morning after arriving as UA955 from Tel Aviv. The aircraft then operated UA402 Denver – San Francisco.

Avianca B787-8 N792AV Barcelona Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 476, Avianca N792AV, arrived into Barcelona this afternoon as AV18 from Bogota (depart Bogota 3rd April), however the return AV19 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

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

Boeing 787-8 l/n 224, Kenya Airways 5Y-KZF, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 2nd April, positioned Abu Dhabi – Dubai as KQ1311 in the early hours of this morning then returned to service operating KQ311 Dubai – Nairobi.

Norwegian UK B787-9 G-CKNZ Operates Delayed London Gatwick – New York JFK Service.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 647, Norwegian UK G-CKNZ, operated yesterday’s delayed DI7015 London Gatwick – New York JFK this evening as DI7915, however the flight diverted via Keflavik for fuel in a planned operation. The aircraft had been out of service at London Gatwick since arriving as DI7152 from Chicago O’Hare on 1st April.

All Nippon Airways B787-8 JA809A Returns from Osaka Itami Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 47, All Nippon Airways JA809A, which has been under maintenance at Osaka Itami since 7th February, positioned Osaka Itami – Tokyo Haneda this afternoon as NH9006. The aircraft then returned to the Tokyo Haneda maintenance facility for further attention.

Singapore Airlines B787-10 9V-SCB Delivered.

Boeing 787-10 l/n 622, Singapore Airlines 9V-SCB, began its delivery flight this morning routing Charleston – Osaka Kansai – Singapore as SQ8878. The aircraft is in 36J/310Y configuration and wears standard Singapore Airlines livery. This is the second Boeing 787-10 for the airline and the second Boeing 787-10 delivered worldwide.

Norwegian Long Haul B787-8 LN-LNF Returns from Oakland.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 178, Norwegian Long Haul LN-LNF, departed Oakland early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed DY7070 Oakland – Copenhagen as DY7970.

Air India B787-8 VT-ANB Continues from Nanjing Lukou.

Following its diversion on 30th March, Boeing 787-8 l/n 26, Air India VT-ANB, departed Nanjing Lukou late this afternoon continuing the diverted AI348 Mumbai – Delhi – Shanghai Pudong of 30th March, routing Nanjing Lukou – Shanghai Pudong as AI348D. The aircraft then operated the delayed AI349 Shanghai Pudong – Delhi sector of 30th March as AI349D.

All Nippon Airways B787-9 JA886A Switches Tokyo Base.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 491, All Nippon Airways JA886A, positioned Tokyo Haneda – Tokyo Narita as NH9372 this afternoon after arriving as NH972 from Shanghai Pudong. The aircraft then operated NH805 Tokyo Narita – Bangkok.

United Airlines B787-8 N45905 Tel Aviv Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 55, United Airlines N45905, arrived into Tel Aviv yesterday evening after arriving as UA954 from San Francisco (depart San Francisco 30th March), however its scheduled return to San Francisco as UA955 in the early hours of this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue.