Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Aeromexico to Deploy Dreamliner on Mexico City-Monterrey Route

Aeromexico to Deploy Dreamliner on Mexico City-Monterrey Route

Aeromexico announced that it will launch Boeing 787 Dreamliner service on its Mexico City-Monterrey route in April.
The carrier will operate the Dreamliner on flights departing Mexico City at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and arriving in Monterrey at 8:43 a.m.  From Monterrey Dreamliner flights will depart at 9:43 a.m. on the same days, and arrive in Mexico City at 11:20 a.m.
The carrier’s 787 Dreamliner that will be …

Aeromexico to Deploy Dreamliner on Mexico City-Los Angeles Route

Aeromexico to Deploy Dreamliner on Mexico City-Los Angeles Route

Aeromexico announced that it plans to use a Boeing 787 Dreamliner to operate some of its flights between Mexico City and Los Angeles beginning April 5.
The carrier will use the aircraft on four weekly flights between the two cities.
Flights with the Dreamliner will depart Mexico City at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive in Los Angeles at 12:35 p.m.  From Los Angeles, flights with the Dreamliner …

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – Virtual Tour and Review

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Boeing almost didn’t build the Dreamliner. It saw the future of air travel as one in which planes would circumnavigate the world at close to the speed of sound and, accordingly, planned an aircraft called the Sonic Cruiser that could attain Mach 0.98. In part due to rising fuel costs at the turn of the century, airlines had something else in mind: long-range planes that were more fuel efficient and …

Great Moments in Travel History – March 2015

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The St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco opened on March 21, 1904.  Notable individuals including Theodore Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Woodrow Wilson, Charlie Chaplin, Ronald Reagan, and Queen Elizabeth II have all stayed at the California property, which is in operation today as the Westin St. Francis.
On March 10, 1910, William Boeing bought Heath’s Shipyard in Seattle, Washington.  The shipyard, located on the Duwamish River, would become Boeing’s first airplane factory.
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Air Canada to Debut Premium Business Class on Transcon Flights

Air Canada to Debut Premium Business Class on Transcon Flights

Air Canada announced it will introduce a new premium business-class offering on transcontinental flights on March 1. The service will be called Business Class – Transcontinental, and will be available on select flights linking Toronto with Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, and Calgary, a well as on flights between Montreal and Vancouver.
Air Canada’s Business Class – Transcontinental will offer suites with fully lie-flat seats, accompanied by a large pillow and …

American Airlines Announces Initial Dreamliner Routes

American Airlines Announces Initial Dreamliner Routes

American Airlines announced that it will deploy its Boeing 787 Dreamliner on its route between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport on May 7.  The carrier will then put the aircraft into operation on its Dallas/Fort Worth-Beijing Capital International Airport route on June 2.
Additionally, American plans to use the aircraft on its route between Dallas/Fort Worth and Ministro Pistarini International Airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina, beginning June 4.  …

Etihad Puts Its First Dreamliner Into Service

Etihad Puts Its First Dreamliner Into Service

Etihad Airways announced the debut of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
The carrier introduced the aircraft, a 787-9, on its service from Abu Dhabi to Düsseldorf.  Flights depart Abu Dhabi at 2:15 a.m. and arrive in Düsseldorf at 6:40 a.m., with flights from Düsseldorf to Abu Dhabi departing at 10:20 a.m. and arriving at 7:50 p.m.
The Dreamliner’s First Suite promises passengers complete privacy and includes a minibar.  The 787 has eight …