Friday, 31 May 2013

First British 787 delivered!

The first Boeing 787 for a British airline was delivered today (31/05/13), G-TUIA for Thomson Airways.
Thomson will use the 787 to replace their 767's, with them flying from East Midlands, Gatwick, Manchester and Glasgow initially: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22728024

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

A350 rollout

The first Airbus A350-900 has been rolled out at Toulouse today:

http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/news-events-single/detail/first-a350-xwb-painting-completed-in-toulouse/

Airbus's newest aircraft, the A350 is to compete with larger 787 variants, the 777 series, and to replace airbus's own A330 and A340 lines. 3 variants are being offered, the -800,-900 and -1000. 617 A350's are on order at the moment.