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Royal Air Maroc's first 787-9 Dreamliner. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Royal Air Maroc Debuts Newly-Delivered Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on New York Route

Royal Air Maroc inducted its newest aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, into long-haul flying on Friday when the aircraft flew the Casablanca to New York route, its first transatlantic revenue flight. The Moroccan flag carrier only took delivery of the aircraft, registration CN-RAM, from Boeing 10 days prior in Seattle, flying it back to Casablanca and then on short-haul domestic runs within the country before making its New York debut. [caption id="attachment_29886" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Royal Air Maroc's newest Boeing 787-9…

British Airways Resumes Pakistan Service

British Airways has announced that it will resume nonstop flights to the Pakistani capital Islamabad. The flights will restart following a decade-long hiatus. The route will operate thrice weekly from London Heathrow, with flights beginning on June 2, 2019 using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. British Airways hasn’t operated the flights…

Photos: United Gives First Look at Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Just over two weeks after its delivery flight, United Airlines is showing off its new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, giving AirlineGeeks a sneak peek of what to expect from its newest aircraft. The aircraft has remained at Washington Dulles International Airport since being delivered to the airline at Boeing’s facility in…

Photo Tour: Onboard a Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Kenya Airways' recently launched a historic nonstop flight from Nairobi to New York, connecting Kenya and the East African region to New York with a nonstop flight for the first time. The aircraft used by KQ, as Kenya Airways is commonly referred to, for the ultra-long-haul flight was the Boeing 787-8…

Taiwan’s China Airlines and EVA Air Showcase New Aircraft

The two major Taiwan-based carriers, China Airlines and EVA Air, are showcasing their newest aircraft. According to EVA Air's Steve Lin, the carrier's chairman, the company unveiled the first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in Taiwan on Monday. EVA Air has ordered four 787-9 and 20 787-10. All aircraft are expected to be…

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,…

Rolls Royce Advises of Further Issues with 787 Engines, Costs…

Rolls Royce this week advised airlines who operate Boeing 787 aircraft with their troubled Trent 1000 Package ‘C’ engines, that the faulty engine blades are deteriorating even faster than expected requiring additional maintenance checks. The affected engines have been the cause of significant operational issues for airlines since the end…

Shanghai Airlines Adds First 787 Dreamliner to Long-Haul Fleet

Shanghai Airlines celebrated the delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and 100th airplane from Boeing on Friday. The new plane delivered to Shanghai Airlines marks the airline’s 100th plane in service, and a special “100” symbol has been emblazoned on the plane’s fuselage to mark its debut. In addition…

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…

A Day of Firsts: Qantas Inaugurates New Dreamliner Service to…

While most Americans were mourning the end of the summer over Labor Day Weekend, Qantas was celebrating the beginning of a new era, the era of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. On Saturday, Qantas inaugurated a new route from Melbourne to San Francisco on the aircraft, as well as replaced its…