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How the Boeing 787 is Opening New Air Markets

My first B787 flight. I took All Nippon Airways (ANA) from Singapore to Tokyo-Haneda last year. (Photo by Kyle Dunst)

The past decade has been characterized by rapid globalization and technological innovation. As more and more people are traveling across oceans and continents for business, tourism, diplomacy and pleasure, there is an increased need for airlines to develop stronger international route networks. One aircraft that has been instrumental in the growth of the global air […]

Ethiopian Airlines first to resume 787 Service. Air India to follow

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It appears that Ethiopian Airlines will be the first air carrier to resume service using the troubled Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The aircraft will be used on a relatively short flight from Addis Ababa to nearby Nairobi, Kenya this Saturday, April 22nd. This first flight will come about three months after the worldwide fleet of 50 […]

Fly on United’s 787 for $150…….Or Less?

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As some of you may know, United has just taken delivery of their first batch of Boeing 787 Dreamliners. United Airlines will be the first United States carrier to operate the type. When United first announced their intentions to order the state-of-the-art aircraft I figured one would be forced to buy an expensive ticket on […]

United Announces More 787 International Flights

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Chicago based United Airlines today announced which international routes its first 787 Dreamliners will be utilized on. The state of the aircraft’s first destinations will include Lagos Nigeria, Tokyo, Shanghai, London, and Amsterdam. United announced earlier this year that the 787 will be utilized on flights from Denver to Tokyo’s Narita Airport. This service will […]

Qatar Airways to expand North American Routes

Qatar Airways to expand North American Routes

Doha, Qatar based Qatar Airways has announced that it plans on greatly expanding its links to North America. As the carrier begins to take delivery of its 60 new Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s, it will have more aircraft to put on these new routes. The airline plans to begin service to Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, and Detroit […]

Japan Airlines takes delivery of it’s first Boeing 787’s

Japan Airlines takes delivery of it’s first Boeing 787’s

Boeing delivered the first two 787 Dreamliner’s to Japan Airlines today. The two aircraft are the first examples of the type to be powered by the fuel saving GEnx engines from General Electric. Japan Airlines will utilize the aircraft on routes from Tokyo to Boston and San Diego starting later this year and will expand […]

ANA 787’s for San Jose & Seattle

ANA 787’s for San Jose & Seattle

All Nippon Airways has announced that it’s first destinations in the United States for it’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s will be San Jose, California and Seattle, Washington. The new services from Narita Airport in Tokyo will begin sometime in 2012. ANA is the launch customer for the highly anticipated and delivery-delayed 787 Dreamliner. Japan’s largest […]

About Kyle

I am a recent college graduate with a degree in Aviation Management. I spend my time as an airline industry professional, private pilot, blogger and world traveler. I have visited 36 countries to date and don't plan on slowing down. This blog is my way of sharing the latest developments in the airline industry as well as experiences from my world travels. All views and opinions are strictly my own.

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