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2013-06-28 12:21:00

- ILFC becomes first leasing company to take delivery of 787 EVERETT, Wash., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA), International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) and Norwegian celebrated several milestones Thursday during a delivery ceremony for a new 787 Dreamliner. It was the first 787 delivered to ILFC and its lessee, Norwegian, which will operate the airplane. The 787 also marked the 700(th) airplane Boeing delivered to ILFC. "Today's delivery is a tremendous...

2013-06-27 08:20:38

LONDON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and British Airways announced the delivery today of the UK carrier's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The British Airways 787 departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash., on Wednesday, June 26, arriving at London's Heathrow Airport today at 12:10 pm local time. The airplane was welcomed to its Heathrow home by Willie Walsh, chief executive officer of International Airlines Group (IAG), the company that owns British Airways. "The 787...

2013-06-18 08:21:11

CHICAGO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) today increased its 787 Dreamliner order to 65 aircraft (including six previously delivered aircraft) with an order for 20 787-10s. United is the North American launch customer for the 787-10 and it expects delivery of its first aircraft in 2018. United ordered 10 incremental 787-10 aircraft and will convert 10 existing 787s on order to 787-10s, enabling the airline to further modernize its international widebody fleet by...

2013-06-13 16:21:15

-- The carrier is scheduled to take delivery of this new aircraft during the first half of August. MEXICO CITY, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced that it will take delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner in the first half of August of this year. This will make Aeromexico the first Mexican carrier to operate the airline industry's most current and equipped aircraft to serve all of the airline's customers. (Logo:...

2013-06-10 16:20:24

United's Dreamliner returns to international skies with Denver to Tokyo flight DENVER, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today re-launched international service on the 787 Dreamliner with the inaugural flight from the airline's hub in Denver to Tokyo-Narita International Airport. The daily flight marks the Mile High City's first nonstop connection to Asia, a highly anticipated milestone in Denver's history. "We share the excitement with the Denver community and want to...

2013-06-05 12:22:07

CHICAGO, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is inaugurating new 787 Dreamliner daily nonstop service from Chicago to Warsaw today, Wednesday, June 5, and will made aviation history as the first international Dreamliner flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/LA92109LOGO) LOT's inbound Dreamliner flight from Warsaw is scheduled to touch down at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport at 3:20 p.m. and upon arrival...

2013-06-04 08:20:40

WAALWIJK, the Netherlands, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- European carpet manufacturer Desso has equipped the cabins of the first four of in total eight Boeing 787 Dreamliners with an especially for 787 developed 100% wool Wilton woven carpet (patent pending). The airplanes are operated by UK-based Thomson Airways, part of international travel group TUI AG. It is the first delivery of the 787 Dreamliner to an airline in the UK and only the second European airline. Desso delivered...

2013-06-02 16:20:06

Newest 787 complements, extends the super-efficient family EVERETT, Wash., June 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has begun final assembly of the first 787-9 Dreamliner. The newest member of the 787 family began taking shape on schedule May 30 in Everett, Wash., when Boeing started joining large sections of the super-efficient jet. "From the start, the entire 787-9 team has focused relentlessly on execution so that we fulfill the commitments to our customers," said Mark...

2013-06-01 12:20:02

NEW YORK, June 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is inaugurating new 787 Dreamliner nonstop service from New York's JFK to Warsaw today, Saturday, June 1, and will make aviation history as the first Dreamliner flight from New York City's JFK Airport as well as the first transatlantic passenger flight for LOT Polish Airlines' Dreamliner. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130601/LA24422)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/LA92109LOGO) LOT's inbound...

2013-05-31 08:20:08

- First UK airline to operate the 787 MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Thomson Airways announced the delivery today of the airline's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of eight 787s Thomson Airways has on order, is the first to be delivered to a UK airline. Thousands gathered to watch Thomson's 787 Dreamliner arrive at Manchester Airport, completing its delivery flight from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Senior Thomson...