Articles tagged “dreamliner”

United To Fly Longest Ever Route by a U.S. Airline

United To Fly Longest Ever Route by a U.S. Airline

Brian Sumers, Skift

Business travelers love saving two or three hours of flying time. They'll surely love United's new nonstop. But for everyone else, 18 hours is a long time to spend on an airplane. Even a 787.

7 months ago

Boeing Shares Reach All-Time High as Airlines Embrace 787 Dreamliners

Boeing Shares Reach All-Time High as Airlines Embrace 787 Dreamliners

Julie Johnsson , Bloomberg

For a long time, Boeing's 787 was not exactly a cash cow, mostly because it cost so much money to develop. It's nice to see the new airplane finally starting to pay off for the manufacturer.

11 months ago

Boeing Set to Introduce Newest Dreamliner in Wake of Trump’s Criticisms

Boeing Set to Introduce Newest Dreamliner in Wake of Trump’s Criticisms

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

As Boeing gets ready to roll out its newest Dreamliner, the demand for new long-range jets is slacking a bit. To top it all off, Boeing officials are worried about President-Elect Trump's Air Force One tirade and a potential trade war with China. We don't think they will be talking about the latter issue much, though.

1 year ago

Dreamliner Engines Have Cracks So ANA Seeks Rolls Royce Compensation

Dreamliner Engines Have Cracks So ANA Seeks Rolls Royce Compensation

Kiyotaka Matsuda, Bloomberg

ANA, the largest operator of 787 Dreamliners in the world, found cracks in its Rolls Royce engines and consequently had to cancel 18 flights in August. Some form of compensation from Rolls Royce would seem to be a no-brainer.

1 year ago

The Dreamliner Treats All Passengers Equally When It Comes to Healthy Flying

The Dreamliner Treats All Passengers Equally When It Comes to Healthy Flying

Colin Nagy, Skift

It's not quite a level playing field for everyone, but a focus on the flying environment improves the passenger experience for everyone.

2 years ago

Boeing’s Newest Plane Comes Without the Dreamliner Drama

Boeing’s Newest Plane Comes Without the Dreamliner Drama

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

While the aircraft itself isn't particularly innovative, the single-aisle 737 family is Boeing’s largest source of profit and most reliable aircraft.

2 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Sky’s The Limit With Airlines’ Storytelling Techniques

Best Travel Ads This Week: Sky’s The Limit With Airlines’ Storytelling Techniques

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Airlines are becoming more playful as they experiment with ways to deliver a sense of their brand.

2 years ago

Norwegian Air Spends $5 Billion on 38 New Dreamliners

Norwegian Air Spends $5 Billion on 38 New Dreamliners

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

The Dreamliner's effect on aviation will take years to fully understand, but in non-technical terms: It's a biggie.

2 years ago

American Airlines Faces Boeing Fines Over Delayed Dreamliner Seats

American Airlines Faces Boeing Fines Over Delayed Dreamliner Seats

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Boeing has its own production schedule to meet and American’s issues with seat-manufacturer Zodiac are not really Boeing’s problem.

2 years ago

American Air Says It Is Cancelling Orders From Lie-Flat Seat Maker

American Air Says It Is Cancelling Orders From Lie-Flat Seat Maker

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Airlines have enough problems improving the passenger experience without having to put up with delays for a manufacturer of lie-flat seats. That's why American Airlines canceled future orders from seat-maker Zodiac Aerospace in France.

2 years ago

Qantas’ Dreamliner Plans Mark the Beginning of ‘New Era’

Qantas’ Dreamliner Plans Mark the Beginning of ‘New Era’

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Despite its historic hitches, the Dreamliner has plenty for airlines and passengers to like. Its manageable size is a distinct advantage.

2 years ago

KLM Gives Its Dreamliner Interiors a Dose of Dutch Design

KLM Gives Its Dreamliner Interiors a Dose of Dutch Design

Marisa Garcia, Skift

An emphasis on understated style allows for smart fares that will make these cabins really attractive to passengers in Northern Europe (and beyond).

2 years ago