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Ask the Captain: Taking advantage of tailwinds A good tailwind can help pilots gain speed and shorten flight times.
To fly the Dreamliners, the airline has trained almost 230 pilots and co-pilots, including almost half of those who originally flew narrow-body planes.
Air New Zealand spokeswoman said that the Boeing 787-9 will first fly between Auckland and Sydney on August 9 - "all else being equal, this will be the first 'commercial' flight ," the spokeswoman told Australian Business Traveller .
UP THE BACK OR AT THE POINTY END? Seat 37H, down the back with the riff-raff . Return fares to Perth were $1100.
The lead aero major Boeing has witnessed huge difficulties with its revolutionary aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner which is the first aircraft to be madeof composite material.
Travelers with time on their hands and full access to the internet aloft, will surely have much to say about the travel experience of the Boeing 787 left, and the Airbus A350 right, once the latter finishes flight testing and starts delivering later this year.
Last week, we found ourselves at Twitter's New York City offices for an event whose topic couldn't have been more timely in light of the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine the next day.
The July 8, 2007 Dreamliner rollout was a sunny and joyous event, marred only later as it became clear how much work remained to be done.
Sales in the quarter of $684 million were up 2% from last year's $671 million. Aircraft sales in the quarter of $294 million were up 8% from a year ago.
Boeing is getting better at building 787 Dreamliners, and executives have been unusually willing to share numbers to prove it.
Fitch Ratings says the Farnborough International Airshow's announcements signal positive momentum in European civil aerospace companies, in particular Airbus.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 -- The Boeing Company reported a one per cent increase in second quarter revenue to US$22 billion reflecting higher commercial deliveries.
Southeast Asia is likely to need more jetliners the size of Boeing's 737 and Airbus's 320 over the next two decades.
Investors are still wary about situations developing abroad, and news of two Ukrainian fighter jets being shot down Wednesday only added to tensions in the region and caution on the markets.
The amount of unfinished work on the Boeing 787 declined significantly during the second quarter of 2014, a company official said Wednesday during the company's earnings report.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 01:54 pm
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