Boeing demonstrated the 787-8 with a near vertical take-off (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

FIA22: AerCap commits to more Boeing 787 aircraft

Leasing specialist AerCap has committed to a further five Boeing 787 aircraft to add its global fleet. All of the aircraft are Boeing 787-9 variants and comes as AerCap says it “believes in the aircraft.“ “AerCap is the world’s largest 787 customer and we are very pleased to strengthen that [read more]

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 777
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Boeing & Etihad partner on 787-10 ecoDemonstrator

Boeing and Etihad Airways (EY/ETD) have announced a partnership that will see them test ways to reduce emissions and noise while flying with a sustainable fuel using a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. The ecoDemonstrator 787-10 is one that is destined to be formally delivered to Etihad later this year. Boeing and [read more]

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Air Safety

Boeing woes mount up as 787 hit by FAA directive over tyres

Seattle-based air-framer Boeing has been hit with fresh woes as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an airworthiness directive requiring modifications to the tires and wheels on its Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner models. The directive states that the tires and wheels “could be susceptible to damage” [read more]

Boeing Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Norwegian 787 maintenance to be carried out at Gatwick

Norwegian has said that it will use Boeing Gatwick for the maintenance of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners from 2019. The 787’s which are currently maintained under Boeings Gold Care program have gone to various facilities including British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC). BAMC had hoped to get the long-term 787 work from [read more]

Boeing 787-10 gets FAA certification
Civil Aviation

Boeing 787-10 gets FAA certification

The largest variant of the Dreamliner family, the Boeing 787-10, has achieved US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, paving the way for its first delivery to Singapore Airlines in the first half of 2018. The 787-10 is 18ft longer than the 787-9 and seats 330 passengers in typical a two-class configuration. Its range [read more]