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The Air France 787 arrives in Paris (Photo: Guillaume Laffon)

Air France Highlights Big Plans for Its Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fleet

Air France decided to buy its first Boeing 787 in 2013 with its delivery and arrival taking place last Friday, featuring the traditional water canon salute at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. The new Dreamliner arrived from Boeing's facility in Everett. The Air France 787 will start its career with four welcome flights over France on the 7th and the 8th of January 2017. It will then begin its commercial operations from Jan. 9, 2017 between Paris (CDG) and Cairo, with tickets on…

Air France Celebrates Its New Boeing 787-9 with Four Welcome…

Air France has been anxiously awaiting its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which will officially join the carrier's fleet on Dec. 2. To celebrate the arrival of the new aircraft, the company is organizing four inaugural flights from Paris over regions of France from January 7 - 8 of early 2017. The…

First Look: Inside American’s 787-9 Dreamliner

The first Boeing 787-9 was rolled out of the factory back in 2013. In August of the following year, the variant entered commercial service with All Nippon Airways. In 2014, United Airlines became the first US-based airline to pick up the 787-9. American took delivery of their first of 21…

United Launches Direct Service Between San Francisco and Singapore

On Wednesday, United started new service from its hub in San Francisco, California to Singapore's Changi Airport. This new route will be the first and only non-stop flight between the two cities using  the 787-9 Dreamliner. Singapore is a country known for it's architecture, food, and of course, its culture. Kershing Goh,…

United Updates Route Network for Summer Travel Season

United has kicked off the summer travel season by updating and expanding its existing route network. Today, United launched three new seasonal flights to Europe from its hubs in New York/Newark and Washington-Dulles. In addition, the airline also announced it would be ending its Houston to Lagos route and upgrading…

British Airways to Launch Service to Chile

British Airways will begin the first ever nonstop flight between the United Kingdom and Chile next year. The airline previously served Santiago between 1993 and 2000 as a "tag on" to its Buenos Aires flight. Beginning January 3, 2017, British Airways will fly four times weekly between London’s Heathrow Airport…

Vietnam Airlines to Fly 787 to Australia

Vietnam Airlines, a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, announced that it will begin flying its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Australia later this year. The airline currently operates a Boeing 777-200ER between Ho Chi Minh and Sydney, as well as an Airbus A330-200 between Ho Chi Minh and Melbourne. Both…

United to Launch Direct Service from San Francisco to Singapore

United Airlines has announced nonstop service between its hub in San Francisco and Singapore beginning June 1, 2016, pending government and regulatory approval. The airline will operate its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on the new route. The aircraft features 48 BusinessFirst seats and 204 Economy seats, including 88 seats in…

ANA Accomplishes 100,000 787 Flights

On January 11, 2016, All Nippon Airways became the first airline to complete 100,000 flights in the Boeing  787 Dreamliner. Upon arrival at Sea-Tac International Airport, the milestone flight was celebrated with a special gate ceremony. "The 787 Dreamliner has played an important role especially in forming the backbone of our…

Route Impact: American Announces Dreamliner Flights from Los Angeles to…

American Airlines recently announced that they will begin service between Los Angeles (LAX) and Auckland (AKL) using their Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.  Having placed 42 firm orders for the Boeing 787 aircraft, with the right to acquire an additional 58, they have begun taking delivery since earlier this year. American…