Ethiopian Airlines will begin operating its twice-weekly Addis Ababa-Toronto service with Boeing 787 Dreamliners on November 9.

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FAA certification for 787 operations clears United to fly the type on commercial services, beginning with its inaugural 787 commercial flight departing Houston for Chicago on November 4 at 7:20 a.m. CST.

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SIA’s latest A380 order will be the third to be placed by the airline and its A350 XWB order the second. Singapore Airlines now operates 19 Airbus A380s and already had firm orders in place for 20 A350s, for delivery from 2015. SIA will transfer 20 Boeing 787s on order to low-cost arm Scoot and return its five A340-500s to Airbus.

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Boeing marked a milestone on October 5, 2012 with delivery to Air India of the first 787 Dreamliner built at its 787 final-assembly line in North Charleston, South Carolina.

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Japan’s All Nippon Airways, the launch customer for the Boeing 787, took delivery of its first 787-8 Dreamliner on September 25, 2011. Since then, Boeing has delivered 25 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners to six different customers.

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The order, which Boeing values at $2.7 billion at current list prices, bring the total number of Boeing 787 widebodies ANA has ordered to 66 aircraft, among them 36 787-8s and 30 787-9s.

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The airline’s Boeing 787-8 cabin is configured with 36 seats in United BusinessFirst, 72 seats in United Economy Plus and 111 seats in United Economy.

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The carrier’s inaugural Boeing 787 service from Warsaw to Chicago will be on January 16. This will be followed closely by LOT beginning Dreamliner service to Toronto on February 1 and to New York JFK on February 3.

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Air India’s first Boeing 787-8 was assembled in Everett, Washington and delivered on September 6 from Boeing’s South Carolina delivery center.

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Santiago, Chile-based LAN Airlines – a partner in the LATAM airline holding company – is only the fourth customer in the world to add the Boeing 787 to its fleet. LAN Airlines has agreed to acquire 22 Boeing 787-8 and 10 Boeing 787-9 widebodies from Boeing and leasing companies.

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The Qantas Group is restructuring its Boeing 787-9 delivery schedule and canceling orders for 35 Boeing 787-9s as part of its five-year turnaround plan for the company’s loss-making Qantas International division.

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United Airlines has announced the first six international routes it will operate with its Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners, the first of which it is due to receive at the end of September.

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The Boeing 787-8 took off from Boeing’s Paine Field in Everett, Washington, on Sunday, August 19. Boeing pilots flew the 787 around the Seattle area for more than three hours as part of planned tests of the aircraft’s controls and systems.

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JAL will use its Boeing 787-8 fleet to inaugurate the world’s first and only non-stop flight between San Diego and Asia on December 2, launching four-times-weekly service from Tokyo’s Narita International Airport on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

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Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, in preparation for flying it on August 16 from Washington Dulles International Airport to Addis Ababa on its first commercial flight.

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Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines says it was the first airline in Africa to operate jet services and that it will once again make history by being the first airline in Africa to operate the Boeing 787.

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Grupo Aeromexico has signed a letter of intent with Boeing to purchase up to 100 next-generation jets valued at nearly US$11 billion, a deal which when firmed would represent the largest investment ever by a Mexican aviation company.

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United Airlines is scheduled to take delivery of its first Dreamliner in late September and reveals it plans to put five 787s into service in 2012. United’s 787s will feature a customized, Boeing-inspired livery exclusive to the fleet: the gold line wrapping the fuselage will swoop from nose to tail.

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Japan Airlines has set December 2 as the date for the launch of its new non-stop service between Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and San Diego. The airline will fly the new route four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

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