Browse our guides, find great deals, manage your booking and check in online. These were converted to three a350900s and 17 a350s on 3 december 2012. Thai airways did not order any boeing 787s, the aircraft were ordered by ilfc now aercap, and delivered to them as owners, then leased to thai. Aercap has now delivered eight 787s to thai airways. Thai airways a350 business class one mile at a time. Thai airways first 787 unveiled news flight global. Thai airways is the national airline that hails from the kingdom of thailand. Thai airways celebrates its first delivery of the 787. Set to be delivered from 2020, the aircraft are intended to replace existing oldgeneration widebody aircraft within their fleet such as the boeing 767400er. British airways book flights, holidays, city breaks.
Air new zealand finalises boeing 78710 dreamliner order. For this reason, the safety belt cannot accommodate a passenger whose waist is larger than 56 and a. List of airbus a380 orders and deliveries wikipedia. For this reason, the safety belt cannot accommodate a passenger whose waist is larger than 56 and a parent with a child sitting on his or her lap. Emirates removes boeing 787 from order book, announces 201819 results. An introduction to thai airways royal orchid plus point. Thai has long been seen as a premium airline offering good value airfares and a premium product at both ends of the aircraft. A great sense of space, wide sculptured ceilings, large windows with dimmers and less jetlag, this was what the 787 dreamliner has promised its passengers and this is what the airlines that operate this aircraft promote.
Aercap is the worlds largest customer of the 787 aircraft, with a total of 116 property and upon request. The thai airways royal silk business class in the boeing 787 8, the socalled dreamliner on long haul. Boeing lands big order for 787 dreamliners the new york. Ana orders general electric powered boeing 787 dreamliners. Thai airways fleet of b787 active aviation website for aircraft and airline information flight, travel, fleet listing, production list of airbus boeing douglas embraer dash, atr, sukhoi, saab.
List of boeing 787 orders and deliveries wikipedia. The following is a list of current commercial operators of the boeing 787. Thai airways first boeing 7878 has been unveiled after completing paint. Thai airways international has taken delivery of its first boeing 787 9 and plans to use the plane on routes from its bangkok hub to auckland and taipei. Countries with airlines that operate the boeing 787 or with aircraft on firm order as of september 2016. Currently, vietnam airlines also order the larger version boeing 787 10 dreamliner. Following their initial announcement in may, air new zealand has finalised their boeing 787 10 dreamliner order. Thai airways reports huge 2018 losses one mile at a time. Thai airways b787 8 dreamliner business class delhi. All nippon airways ana has announced plans to purchase up to 15 additional boeing 787 dreamliners. Branded as the phuketexpress the national carrier will serve the route 4 times a week on their 787 dreamliner.
Read morethais first 787 dreamliner arrives home thai airways. Emirates removes boeing 787 from order book, announces. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Vietnam airlines fleet boeing 7879 dreamliner details and. Thai airways fleet of b787 active airfleets aviation. There was a separate order for 10 787 9 made on january 30th. The thai airline has banned passengers with waists bigger than 56 inches from the business class cabin of its boeing 787 9 dreamliner fleet.
As of march 2020, the largest airline orders are by all nippon airways 95, etihad airways 71, american airlines 68 and united airlines 64. List of airbus a350 xwb orders and deliveries wikipedia. Thai airways has not placed any aircraft orders in six years, and. This boeing 787 8 seats 264 passengers and is primarily used on international routes. Thai airways s 787 business service is called royal silk and it does not disappoint from start to finish. Thai receives its first 7879 dreamliner airline ratings. Thai airways ground its entire fleet of b787s news in. Chinese tourist numbers are on the rise and stunning holiday destinations are rare in china. When talking about great airlines in asia, many people think of singapore, cathay or ana, but thai airways deserves to be part of this conversation too. Ground staff at bangkok airport even measured the passengers publicly and then downgraded them to economy class on the. Emirates removes boeing 787 from order book, announces 201819.
Back in 1960, thai airways flew to nine destinations around asia from the capital. Aercap has now delivered eight 787 to thai airways. This aircraft features 24 flat bed business class seats and 240 standard economy seats. An introduction to thai airways royal orchid plus a guide to thai s frequent flyer program for star alliance redemptions when thinking about frequent flyer programs for star alliance travel, many australianbased travellers will naturally gravitate towards singapore airlines krisflyer. Thai takes its first boeing 7879 news flight global. Thai airways appears to become a permanent staple for bad news, this time they refused a group of female passengers their business class seats to auckland because their body measurements werent compliant with thai s regulations and mishandled the situation terribly. So while 2018 was supposed to be the year where they turn around, instead they lost five times more money than in the previous year. Thai airways had to ground its fleet of boeing 787 8 dreamliner jets for a few weeks due to troubles with jet engines made by rollsroyce. The alternatives are either the phillipines with cebu pacific for example or now straight to phuket with thai airways. Thai airways humiliates passengers, refusing their b787. Emirates group has released their 20182019 results, highlighting some trends that weve seen across various other airlines over the same.
Thai airways is considering 777300ers, a350s and 787s for the. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Aercap is the worlds largest customer of the 787 aircraft, with a total of 116 owned and on order. United orders more boeing 7879 and introduce 78710. Back in 2014, when the airbus a350900 has yet to enter service, the hype was all about the boeing 787 dreamliner when it came to introducing a new aircraft type. I hopped on the chance to fly the thai dreamliner, the first of which is named ongkharak, on its inaugural from bangkok to chiang mai. Qatar airways was the launch customer of the a350900 and a350. Vietnam airlines is one of the first carriers in southeast asia operating the boeing 787 9 dreamliner.
Emirates notes although it was a good year, it wasnt completely smooth, stating higher oil prices and a strengthened us dollar chewed away at their earnings. Two other chinese carriers are serving the same route at the moment. While thai airways has several destinations in europe, this was the best in terms of schedule and getting me on one of their planes with new business class seats. The airline already operates the smaller 787 8 version of the fuelefficient aircraft as well as the airbus a350900 manufactured by boeings european rival.
Thai airways international public company limited thai today welcomed the delivery flight tg8921 of thai first boeing 787 dreamliner, royally bestowed. Thai airways international has taken delivery of its first boeing 7879. There are 290 firm orders by 14 customers for the passenger version of the airbus a380 800, of which 239 have been delivered as of september 2019. Thai airways booking, book thai airways tickets online. There were originally also 27 orders for the freighter version, the a380f, but when this programme was frozen following production delays. Unfortunately thai airways only opens check in twoandahalf hours before its flights in nagoya, so i was stuck sitting on the floor of the airport with free wifi for about two hours. Save on worldwide flights and holidays when you book directly with british airways. Boeing now has a total order book of 1,450 dreamliners through september, with. Trip report of my thai airways flight from bangkok to frankfurt aboard a brand new airbus a350900 aircraft in economy class. An air india 787 8 in special star alliance livery. Once finalised the order will bring anas total 787 order book to 103 aircraft, since the initial order in 2004. Thai airways receives boeing 7879 from aercap aeronef. This article lists the orders and deliveries for the boeing 787 dreamliner. To get back to europe i was flying thai airways a350900 to milan.
Thai airways bans overweight passengers from business. It operated its first a350 commercial service on 15 january 2015. Avail thai airways flight tickets at lowest prices onboard thai airways. Noterefer to the standards of the us federal aviation administration, the business class seats have been installed with new safety belts and airbag system. Four of the dreamliners remain grounded suvarnabhumi airport while two of them are back in service after fixing its trent engines turbine blades. The staff were very flattering about my attempts to order in thai. Boeing and turkish airlines announced they have finalized a firm order for 25 7879 dreamliners with options for five more airplanes.
Vnas b7879 fleet now operates flights between airports in vietnam as well as throughout europe and north east asia. Aercap delivers second boeing 7879 to thai airways. Aer today announced the delivery of a new boeing 787 9 to thai airways, the second of the aircraft type to deliver to the airline. Thai airways online checkin passengers traveling through thai can enjoy the ease of web checkin which can be made from 241 hour prior to the scheduled departure.
I had checked in online hoping that i could print my boarding pass, get through security, and wait in. It was formed as a joint venture between scandinavian airlines system sas and thai airways company tac. Thai airways royal orchid plus thai 787 9 question i i saw thai is gonna fly the 787 9 to auckland starting nov 16 on news. The 787th boeing 787 dreamliner produced, operated by china southern airlines. Russian airline aeroflot has cancelled their order for 22 boeing 787 dreamliners, raising concern over production rates. Diese liste zeigt alle bestellungen des flugzeugtyps boeing 787. In all cases the customer remains unidentified but its great to see a new order for the 787 10. Aercap holdings announced the delivery of a new boeing 787 9 to thai airways, the second of the type of aircraft to deliver to the airline, the company said. Cst100 starliner test article domes mated into full capsule for first time at kennedy space center.964 1303 173 1015 1615 147 1385 1051 1450 1471 475 672 199 363 115 581 431 549 1396 576 1359 1572 582 207 918 1177 265 917 398 169 765 875 364 1127 837 1025 1156 115 764