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The first British Airways Boeing 787-10 arriving at London Heathrow Airport (Photo: Graham Dinsdale)

British Airways Takes Delivery of First 787-10

British Airways accepted delivery of its’ first 787-10 over the weekend, the first of the “Dash 10” model for the carrier. The new Dreamliner departed Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina production facility on Saturday for its seven-hour maiden voyage across the Atlantic. The aircraft arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport on Sunday morning, 7 hours and 12 minutes after takeoff according to FlightRadar24. Alex Cruz, British Airways Chairman and CEO, said: “The delivery of our first 787-10 aircraft marks another significant…

Saudia Outlines First 787-10 Route, Considers Additional Widebodies

Jeddah-based Saudia is expecting to take delivery of its first 787-10 Dreamliner within the next few months after HZ-AR24 rolled out of Boeing’s Charleston paint shop in mid-July. The aircraft will be the first of three 787-10s to join the Saudia fleet this year. Seven more of the largest Dreamliner…

Saudia Outlines First 787-10 Route, Considers Additional Widebodies

Jeddah-based Saudia is expecting to take delivery of its first 787-10 Dreamliner within the next few months after HZ-AR24 rolled out of Boeing’s Charleston paint shop in mid-July. The aircraft will be the first of three 787-10s to join the Saudia fleet this year. Seven more of the largest Dreamliner…

Boeing Secures First Major Order Since 737 MAX Grounding

There is no doubt that 2019 is not treating Boeing well, as a consequence of the second 737 MAX accident, followed by the global grounding of the entire fleet. Last April, the builder was unable to secure any new orders both for its short and long-haul products, triggering questions about…

All Nippon Airways Receives First 787-10 Dreamliner

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has taken delivery the first of three Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner's arriving on March 31 (JA 900A) becoming the first Japanese operator of the longest variant. ANA, which is the largest operator of the 787, flies the 787-8 and 787-9 variants and will now operate all three…

United to Initially Fly 787-10 Dreamliner on Transcon Routes

This year has already been a busy one for United Airlines, which debuted the first 737 MAX 9 in the U.S. in early June from its Houston Intercontinental hub. The Chicago-based airline will also be the first carrier in North America to take delivery of Boeing’s stretched Dreamliner, the 787-10,…

Etihad, United 787-10s Make First Appearances as Boeing Moves Dreamliners…

Hurricane Florence is quickly approaching the U.S. East Coast, with initial landfall expected to be made on Thursday along the coast of North and South Carolina. Millions of people are preparing their homes and businesses for the looming storm and Boeing is no exception. The aircraft manufacturer’s Charleston plant is…

Boeing Delivers Newest Member of 787 Dreamliner Family in North…

About a year after the 787-10's first flight, Boeing is delivering the latest member of the 787 family to Singapore Airlines. The aircraft is a game-changer for not only Singapore's fleet but also a stride forward for Boeing South Carolina. [caption id="attachment_11852" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The first 787-10 completes its maiden…

7 Photos from Inside Boeing’s South Carolina Facility

Boeing is showing off their North Charleston, S.C. facility ahead of the first 787-10 Dreamliner delivery to Singapore Airlines on Sunday night. While the factory's size pales in comparison to its Everett counterpart, it is a powerhouse for 787 production, turning out roughly five aircraft each month. AirlineGeeks took an in-depth…

Singapore Airlines Adds Second City for Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Singapore Airlines announced that Perth, Australia will be one of the lucky cities to be serviced by the airline’s newest addition, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, of which it is also the airplane's launch customer. The Western Australia city of 2 million joins Osaka, Japan in the 787-10’s route network, with…