Articles tagged “dreamliners”

American Airlines Adds Seats to Premium Economy by Cutting Business Class

American Airlines Adds Seats to Premium Economy by Cutting Business Class

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

American recently made its basic economy more competitive, and now premium economy is getting a boost. The customers have spoken.

1 year ago

FAA Restricts Flying Range of Dreamliners With Potentially Faulty Engines

FAA Restricts Flying Range of Dreamliners With Potentially Faulty Engines

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

A U.S. safety watchdog ordered restrictions on 14 Boeing 787 Dreamliners after a glitch was discovered in their Rolls-Royce engines. The flying public should be grateful for corruption-free, airline safety inspectors who are willing to err on the side of caution.

2 years ago

American Airlines Disses Airbus and Orders 47 Dreamliners

American Airlines Disses Airbus and Orders 47 Dreamliners

Brian Sumers, Skift

Once all the aircraft arrive, American will be the largest Dreamliner operator in the western hemisphere, according to Boeing. That's good for customers, considering the aircraft receives the highest customer satisfaction scores of any widebody in American's fleet.

2 years ago

Boeing’s Newest Dreamliner Is More of a Regional Aircraft Than Its Predecessors

Boeing’s Newest Dreamliner Is More of a Regional Aircraft Than Its Predecessors

Brian Sumers, Skift

Earlier Boeing 787 Dreamliners revolutionized aviation, allowing airlines to open sexy new long-haul routes. The 787-10 probably won't do that, but it's still an impressive aircraft.

2 years ago

American Airlines Snubs Airbus and May Buy More Boeing Dreamliners

American Airlines Snubs Airbus and May Buy More Boeing Dreamliners

Julie Johnsson, Benjamin Katz and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Airbus had high hopes for its next-generation Airbus A330, but it's a plane based on older technology, and the new model hasn't been as popular as expected. Look for American Airlines to add to its Boeing 787 fleet.

2 years ago

WestJet Wants to Fly Dreamliners to China and Japan

WestJet Wants to Fly Dreamliners to China and Japan

Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg

Japan and China are a long way from Calgary, Canada. And the country's leading low-cost carrier really plans to stretch its business.

2 years ago