Articles Tagged ‘787’

Boeing further extends gap over Airbus; Thai Airways takes its first A380; Air India and United join the 787 club

Boeing further extends gap over Airbus; Thai Airways takes its first A380; Air India and United join the 787 club

For the second consecutive month, Boeing delivered more aircraft than its European counterpart, as the gap widens to 31 units. But which carrier took the delivery of the 100th A320 manufactured in China? How many airlines now operate A380s, now that Thai Airways joined the club? And how many 787s does it take to deliver […]

Revitalised JAL using 787s to launch new flights to North America (Boston and San Diego) and Europe (Helsinki)

Revitalised JAL using 787s to launch new flights to North America (Boston and San Diego) and Europe (Helsinki)

oneworld member Japan Airlines has seen annual passenger numbers decline by almost 40% in just six years, but is now entering a new phase following emergence from bankruptcy. What have been the airline’s biggest network changes and which new routes will its 787s be launching soon?

jetBlue extends lead over Delta at Boston Logan; JAL launches first non-stop Dreamliner flights to Tokyo

jetBlue extends lead over Delta at Boston Logan; JAL launches first non-stop Dreamliner flights to Tokyo

Boston ranks 19th among US airports and was one of the fastest-growing US major airports last year. But which airlines have been adding (and reducing) capacity and which new routes have been launched this year? And which European destination is served by four airlines?


Royal Air Maroc to interline with jetBlue; European expansion planned for next summer; 787s coming soon?

Royal Air Maroc to interline with jetBlue; European expansion planned for next summer; 787s coming soon?

Morocco’s national carrier has seen passenger numbers grow every year since 2002, but which are its biggest rivals at Morocco’s main airports? What competition does it face in the domestic market and what new routes is the airline planning to re-start in 2013?

Boeing 787 reaches both Italy and India

Boeing 787 reaches both Italy and India

Both Air India and Ethiopian Airlines were busy showing off their brand new 787s last week. But which two airports, one in Europe and one in Asia, welcomed the Dreamliner?

Boeing widens the gap over Airbus; Ethiopian Airlines and LAN welcome the 787

Boeing widens the gap over Airbus; Ethiopian Airlines and LAN welcome the 787

A total of 86 aircraft were delivered by Airbus and Boeing in August, and the American manufacturer now leads the delivery race by a safe margin of 16 units. But which two airlines are new 787-8 operators? Which three Chinese carriers received more than one single-aisle aircraft from Boeing? And which air framer delivered to […]


Record January for Airbus and Boeing deliveries; Hong Kong Airlines takes first all-business A330

Record January for Airbus and Boeing deliveries; Hong Kong Airlines takes first all-business A330

January 2012 goes down in history as the busiest beginning to a year since anna.aero started monitoring aircraft deliveries in 2008. But which aircraft manufacturer leads and by how many units? Which European budget airlines have grown their fleets? Which airline treated itself to an all-business A330? And which aircraft became a legend?

Start of northern winter season; around 250 new routes in first 10 days

Start of northern winter season; around 250 new routes in first 10 days

As far as aviation planners are concerned, ‘winter’ began this week. Due to the slot allocation system common in Europe, this tends to result in many new routes being launched. But how does this winter compare with last and what new factors might influence the introduction of new routes in the near future?

Boeing delivers its first 787; Airbus and Boeing stay neck and neck in September

Boeing delivers its first 787; Airbus and Boeing stay neck and neck in September

September has been a very special month for Boeing with All Nippon Airways receiving the first Dreamliner. But who, after five months’ absence, again took the monthly delivery lead? And which carriers received aircraft from both Airbus and Boeing?


Charter traffic helps LOT grow in 2009; US is second biggest of 28 country markets; four new routes starting in 2010

Charter traffic helps LOT grow in 2009; US is second biggest of 28 country markets; four new routes starting in 2010

Poland’s LOT serves the biggest country in Central Europe but how critical is its domestic network? How big and varied is its fleet and how many non-Warsaw routes does it operate? And what’s new in 2010?

Royal Brunei Airlines to re-launch Shanghai flights; London only European destination as airline waits for 787s

Royal Brunei Airlines to re-launch Shanghai flights; London only European destination as airline waits for 787s

Brunei is a tiny country but has a significant airline. What is its current route network and which routes have been tried and found wanting in recent years? Where might it be starting new routes before the end of 2010?

World’s airlines already plan 600 new routes for 2010; easyJet and Ryanair account for 200+

World’s airlines already plan 600 new routes for 2010So how busy will airline PR and marketing departments be in 2010? Well, some 600 new routes have already been announced for this year but what other factors may influence growth in 2010?