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Delivery Thursday

It’s Thursday, so it must be the day a bunch, well two, airlines receive new types. So well done to British Airways and Hainan Airlines for finally taking delivery of the first of their A380s and 787s respectively. Better late than never, eh. Airbus (top), Boeing

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Up, up, and (finally) away!

Qatar Airways has received its first Dreamliner this week, but visitors to the Farnborough airshow last summer had a preview. Here’s Qatar Airway’s Boeing 787 taking off from the Hampshire airfield. Photo credit: airspace user Hounddogone

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Boeing 787 – has it really been a year?

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the first delivery of Boeing’s much-delayed 787, our pic of the week is this wonderful photo from AirSpace user coalburner of the Dreamliner. user coalburner on flightglobal/AirSpace

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United’s Boeing 787 takes to the skies

Ahead of its delivery at the end of September, United Airlines’ initial Boeing 787 has completed its first production flight. The aircraft took off from Boeing’s Paine Field in Everett, Washington on Sunday 19 August. The flight tested the 787′s onboard systems at high and medium altitudes. They also checked back-up and safety elements, including cabin […]

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First United Airlines Dreamliner unveiled

First Boeing 787 Dreamliner in United Airlnes livery

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Dreamliner in Qatar colours

Ahead of its arrival at next week’s Farnborough air show – and planned flying displays – is this pic from Qatar Airways of its shiny new Boeing 787 fresh out of the paint hangar. The carrier is due to take delivery of five of the type this year. Credit: Qatar Airways

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JAL’s first Boeing 787

Courtesy of Boeing, here’s a pic of yesterday’s handover ceremony for Japan Airlines’s first Boeing 787-8. I’ve no idea what the large glass shield is in front of the assembled guests – presumably to keep teh traditional Seattle weather at bay… Credit: Boeing

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Boeing 787 lands at the Singapore Airshow #SGA2012

Credit: Boeing The Boeing 787 landed at Singapore today in anticipation of this week’s Singapore Airshow. The Dreamliner is in the midst of a six-month “Dream Tour” taking it around the world and will be on static display between 14-17 February . You can follow all the latest from the Singapore Airshow on our dedicated […]

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It’ll polish out – ANA bumps first 787

Following on from the news story the other day about launch customer All Nippon Airways lightly denting its brand new Boeing 787, here’s the photographic evidence of the damage done. Like we said, it’ll buff out.

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Boeing delivers first 787 to ANA

All Nippon Airways, launch customer for the Boeing 787, has taken contractual delivery of its first of 55 aircraft three and a half years late. Boeing completed the transaction … Continue reading….     787′s excess weight drives mission profile: ANA Labour relations trumped 787 profitability on line selection: Documents Boeing plans mission-control centre to […]

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