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Qantas has some tight news for full sized Australians in its 787s

Qantas has some tight news for full sized Australians in its 787s

Ben SandilandsOct 27, 201629 Comments

Nothing can disguise the fact that if you fly economy in a Qantas 787-9 you will be crammed into a small space

Why SingaporeAir's new US flight is about your backside

Ben SandilandsJun 17, 20162 Comments

The first real test of the discomfort levels of the new Airbus A350 versus the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has been set up on the painfully long Singapore-San Francisco route

Qantas 787-9s said to offer dreamy comfy 235 seat count

Qantas 787-9s said to offer dreamy comfy 235 seat count

Ben SandilandsJan 26, 201622 Comments

There are credible rumours that the seat count in the Qantas Boeing 787-9s due from the end of 2017 will be a low, and comfortable 235, and Melbourne-Dallas will be one of the route

Will true darkness fall on Qantas 787 Dreamliner passengers?

Will true darkness fall on Qantas 787 Dreamliner passengers?

Ben SandilandsJan 16, 201616 Comments

Air Canada 787 doubles key Australian route even before it launches

Air Canada 787 doubles key Australian route even before it launches

Ben SandilandsDec 21, 201514 Comments

Interest in Australia-Canada travel has surged to the extent that Air Canada has turned its new route from Vancouver to Brisbane to a daily 787 Dreamliner from 17 June next year. Wh

American aid program for NZ tourism starts next June with daily 787s

American aid program for NZ tourism starts next June with daily 787s

Ben SandilandsNov 11, 201510 Comments

There is hope for normal sized adults seeking an economy fare in a tight fit Dreamliner 787-8  if flying between Auckland and Los Angeles daily from next 16 June. Tha

Dreamliners, Starliners, will Boeing do a Stratoliner?

Dreamliners, Starliners, will Boeing do a Stratoliner?

Ben SandilandsSep 6, 201523 Comments

Boeing's forthcoming reusable manned space craft were retitled Starliners this last week, a name that immediately identifies the airliner maker's illustrious legacy with th

United to move to all 787-9s on Australia routes in 2016

United to move to all 787-9s on Australia routes in 2016

Ben SandilandsAug 27, 201516 Comments

Routes Online has tweeted but not yet posted that United Airlines will operate the 787-9 Dreamliner on all of its Austral

British Airways admits its 787s are too tight

British Airways admits its 787s are too tight

Ben SandilandsAug 25, 201522 Comments

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That tail fire in an Ethiopian 787 was more serious than thought

That tail fire in an Ethiopian 787 was more serious than thought

Ben SandilandsAug 22, 201521 Comments

The aviation world quickly lost interest in a tail fire in a parked Ethiopian Airlines 787 at London Heathrow in 2013 when it was found to have been caused by a pinched wire in an e

How the Qantas 787s could transform Perth, Adelaide services

How the Qantas 787s could transform Perth, Adelaide services

Ben SandilandsAug 21, 201531 Comments

The passing reference by Qantas group CEO Alan Joyce to the possibility of making Perth the Australian anchor for non-stop flights to London may not have touched on its real potenti

Qantas makes $975m profit, orders 8 Dreamliners

Qantas makes $975m profit, orders 8 Dreamliners

Ben SandilandsAug 20, 201523 Comments

Qantas has beaten the many of the optimistic forecasts for its full year to 30 June profitability with an underlying profit before tax of $975 million and a statutory PBT of $789 mi

Boeing's galvanic response to 787 costs is an eyebrow raiser

Boeing's galvanic response to 787 costs is an eyebrow raiser

Ben SandilandsJul 25, 201526 Comments

For an airliner that touted the advantages of carbon composites over aluminium alloys, Boeing's latest cost cutting move to put that metal into its Dreamliner 787s may seem contradi

All Nippon returns to Australia, adds to 787 seats battle

All Nippon returns to Australia, adds to 787 seats battle

Ben SandilandsJul 10, 20157 Comments

Australian Business Traveller has called the return of All Nipp

Air Canada joins rush to fly 787s here before Qantas gets any

Air Canada joins rush to fly 787s here before Qantas gets any

Ben SandilandsJul 9, 20158 Comments

While on its record Air Canada will not be as generous with economy seat spacing as Qantas it isn't waiting around for the Australian carrier to bring the 787s it hasn't yet officia

Boeing's first 787 Dreamliner lands forever at Nagoya

Boeing's first 787 Dreamliner lands forever at Nagoya

Ben SandilandsJul 8, 201516 Comments

As the first Dreamliner to appear, and eventually fly, 787 ZA001 is now a beautiful part of the history of flight, at Nagoya's Centrair International Airport. Some air

Never mind who really bought what at Paris, here's the video winner

Never mind who really bought what at Paris, here's the video winner

Ben SandilandsJun 19, 20156 Comments

Boeing has followed up its stunning 787-9 pre-Paris 

Boeing posts a stunning curtain raiser to Paris Air Show

Boeing posts a stunning curtain raiser to Paris Air Show

Ben SandilandsJun 12, 20159 Comments

Got a few spare minutes?  Go here to see a superb YouTube of a Boeing 787-9 Dreamlin

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