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Cool Concept: Special Nike Boeing 787 For Athletes

Here's a really cool concept that will almost certainly never see the light of day... Professional athletes travel quite a bit, and the logistics of that can be complicated. Teams travel with a lot of people, and more often than not they charter planes.…

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United Airlines Modifying 787-9s For New Longest Route

Yesterday United Airlines announced seven new routes, five of which are international. While most airlines are adding service to Cancun and Fort Myers during these tough and unusual times, United is adding service to destinations like Accra, Bangalore,…

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Huh: Alitalia May Buy 787s In Order To Simplify Fleet

This is truly wild... First for a bit of background, the current pandemic is actually helping Alitalia, which was on the verge of collapse even before this year. The Italian government is renationalizing Alitalia, investing hundreds of millions of Euros.…

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Qantas Business Class 787 – 5
Qantas Will Fly 787s Over Antarctica

Qantas doesn't plan on operating international flights for over a year, and the airline has retired its 747 fleet, grounded its entire A380 fleet, and will soon ground most of its 787 fleet. But that isn't stopping the airline from chartering out its…

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Qantas 787 Business Class – 1
Qantas Sending Its 787 Fleet To The California Desert

Qantas recently retired all of its 747s and sent all of its A380s into long term storage, and now a majority of the Australian flag carrier's 787 fleet is also going to the desert. The Boeing 787-9 has in recent years become the backbone of Qantas' long…

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Royal Air Maroc New Business Class – 3
Royal Air Maroc Dumping Nearly Half Of 787 Fleet

Airlines around the world are downsizing due to the current pandemic, and Royal Air Maroc is no exception, as reported by Morocco World News. However, there is one aspect of Royal Air Maroc's plan to shrink that surprises me. These updates come based…

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Qatar Airways’ New 787-9 Business Class: Not What We Expected

While Qatar Airways has already taken delivery of several Boeing 787-9s, the airline hasn't yet revealed what the business class seats on these planes will look like. While one might assume these planes would feature the same Qsuites as other aircraft,…

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British Airways 787-10 Details: Cabins, Routes, And More

In the summer of 2019, British Airways took delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000, which represented a huge step forward in the carrier's fleet renewal efforts. The A350 is not only fuel efficient and a pleasure to fly as a passenger, but it's also…

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Etihad 787
An Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Is Enroute To Israel

An Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 is currently enroute to Ben Gurion Airport, which marks the second time ever that the airline is flying to Israel. Israel and the United Arab Emirates don't have diplomatic relations, though the two countries do seem to…

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Oops: United Airlines Ordered Seven Boeing 787-10s Last Quarter

United Airlines plans to shrink like never before, but also managed to order seven Boeing 787-10s in the first quarter of 2020. Per a new SEC filing, United Airlines placed an order for seven Boeing 787-10s in the first quarter of 2020, and these planes…

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American Debuts New 787-8 Business Class Seat

Obviously the timing of this isn't ideal, but in the past few weeks American Airlines has taken delivery of two new 787-8s, and they feature a modified business class product. In early 2018, American Airlines announced an order for an additional 47 Boeing…

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Vistara 787 Business Class Seat
Revealed: Details Of Vistara’s New 787-9

It appears to me like India's best business class may have just been introduced... Vistara is a Delhi-based airline that’s a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines. The airline has been around since 2015, and currently operates a fleet…

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Virgin Atlantic 787 Upper Class – 3
Review: Virgin Atlantic 787 Upper Class Business Class

Having recently reviewed Virgin Atlantic's A350 business class, I figured it made sense to also review their 787 business class. Virgin Atlantic doesn't have any immediate plans to introduce their new business class seats on the 787, so how does the…

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Hainan Airlines Dreamliners Business Class
Grrr: Hainan’s 787-9 Aircraft Swap Insanity

Hainan is driving me nuts. I've never seen anything quite like this before... Last December I had intended to review Hainan Airlines' new 787-9 business class, though shortly before departure I was hit with an aircraft swap. I had been monitoring the…

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Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class – 2
Turkish Airlines Will Fly 787-9 (With New Business Class) To Montreal

Turkish Airlines took delivery of their first Boeing 787-9 in 2019, and this is also the first type of plane to feature their new business class seats. Turkish doesn't plan on installing their new business class seats on 777s and A330s, so if you like…

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United 787 Polaris – 10
Now Flying: United’s Reconfigured 787 With New Polaris Seats

The United Polaris concept was introduced in December 2016, though the rollout was initially really slow. As we are now past the three year anniversary of Polaris, the airline has made some good progress. When it comes to lounges, at this point United…

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Unbelievable: How Qatar Airways Is Flying New 787s To California

Yesterday I wrote about Qatar Airways' unusual delivery flights. The airline took delivery of four 787-9s from Boeing at once, with another three expected to be taken delivery of before the end of 2019. The planes are ready on Boeing's end, but the new…

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Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 1
Qatar Airways’ Unusual 787-9 Deliveries

Qatar Airways has 30 Boeing 787-9 aircraft on order, and the airline has just taken delivery of several of these... surprisingly. The airline has an incredibly diverse wide body fleet, as Qatar Airways already has 777-200s, 777-300s, A330-200s, A330-300s,…

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Zipair Tokyo 787
ZIPAIR’s Surprising 787 Interiors Revealed

Back in March I wrote about ZIPAIR Tokyo, which is Japan Airlines’ new low cost carrier. The airline will be launching in summer 2020 using Boeing 787-8s, and will initially operate flights from Tokyo Narita to Bangkok and Seoul Incheon, as of May 14,…

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Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways Takes Delivery Of 787 With First Class Suites

Bamboo Airways is one of Vietnam's ambitious airlines, and they just took delivery of their first Boeing 787-9, featuring a rather surprising configuration. Bamboo Airways has some huge growth aspirations. The airline currently has fewer than 20 planes…

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