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Singapore's first 787-10 making its way through the assembly line (Photo: Boeing)

Boeing Rolls Out Singapore Airlines’ First 787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing has confirmed that its first 787-10 model, which will be flown by Singapore Airlines, has rolled off the production line at its Final Assembly Facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. Due for delivery in the first half of 2018, the aircraft will now move on to be painted and begin system checks, fueling, and engine runs. Singapore Airlines is the launch customer of the latest iteration of the 787, and at the time of writing has 30 airplanes on…

Boeing Lands Large Dreamliner Order From Turkish Airlines

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have jointly announced an order for 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The new order has a bill totaled at nearly $11 billion. "The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the world. Our intent to purchase these Dreamliners is to meet the demand for wide-body airplanes…

Half Of Qantas’ 787 Dreamliner Fleet to Be Based In…

With delivery of the new Boeing 787-9 approaching, Sydney-based carrier Qantas has announced that four of its 787s will be based in Brisbane, a city in the Australian state of Queensland, upon delivery. Qantas plans on stationing its four other 787s in Melbourne. The announcement comes after Qantas had previously…

El Al Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

El Al, in a lease with Air Lease Corporation, received their first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on Wednesday after a 6,746 mile delivery flight from Boeing’s Paine Field in Everett, Wash. The airline is set to receive 16 Dreamliners. "The arrival of the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a day of…

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Draws Massive Airplane Routing Over the U.S.

A couple of Boeing test pilots decided to put their artist hat on Wednesday night as they worked to draw a 787 design over the continental U.S. The flight from Boeing Field to Boeing Field lasted about 18 hours and covered approximately 9,000 miles, according to Flightaware. The design, whose…

United Announces Seasonal Service Between Denver and London

In celebration of 80 years of flying to the Mile High City, United Airlines on Wednesday announced a seasonal service between the carrier's hub in Denver and London's Heathrow Airport. The route, which is still subject to government approval, would operate daily between March 24 and Oct. 26, 2018. According…

Photos: The Boeing 787-10 Completes Maiden Flight in North Charleston,…

The first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner took to the skies for the first time at the manufacturer's facility in North Charleston, S.C. Boeing’s Charleston plant will be the only facility for 787-10 final assembly. The 787-10 is the third member of the Dreamliner family. With a slightly longer fuselage, the 787-10…

Taking a Peek Inside Boeing’s Manufacturing Facility in North Charleston

Boeing, though often associated with their main facilities in Seattle, has other sites around the U.S. and the world. One of these facilities is their rapidly expanding final assembly and delivery center in North Charleston, S.C. Referred to simply as Boeing South Carolina, the facility is one home (the other…

Boeing Debuts Newest Dreamliner Variant: the 787-10

On Friday, Boeing rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner at the manufacturer's North Charleston facility. The facility, which opened in 2011, was the celebration ground as thousands of Boeing employees gathered alongside South Carolina’s Governor Henry McMaster and U.S. President Donald Trump. Starting as an idea to stretch the 787-9 variant…

Video: Taking a Ride Onboard Air France’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Last weekend, Paris-based Air France operated scenic flights around France onboard their new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline organized four special flights around Corsica and The Mediterranean, Southwest France, Brittany, and a full tour of France. Each flight was numbered as AF789 or AF787. The flights were not just about…