Air New Zealand expects to begin operating its first Boeing 787-9 on revenue flights to Sydney in early August, after the carrier completes additional proving flights and staff training for the new aircraft type. The airline is the first to take delivery of the stretched -9 version of the 787, 10 years after the orders were placed. A ceremony to mark the occasion was held July 8, and the initial aircraft was due to be flown back to New Zealand on July 10. The carrier will spend about three ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Air New Zealand To Debut 787-9 On Sydney Flights".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.