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Air New Zealand leases two Cathay Pacific aircraft as cover for 787-9 fleet

Air New Zealand says it has leased two aircraft from alliance partner Cathay Pacific as cover while its Boeing 787-9 fleet undergoes required engine checks.

Air New Zealand trims summer schedule due to 787 engine checks

Air New Zealand has cut its flying schedule over Christmas/New Year period due to required engine checks on its Boeing 787-9 fleet's Rolls-Royce engines.

From the archives: When Qantas flew Perth to London in the longest hop

To mark the first of three Project Sunrise nonstop research flights from New York to Sydney, this story from the Australian Aviation archives comes from May 2018, when Gerard Frawley wrote about the experience of being on Qantas's inaugural Perth-London Heathrow nonstop service.

Qantas takes Project Sunrise evaluation to 40,000ft

Qantas's Project Sunrise evaluation heads to the skies on the weekend with the operation of a nonstop New York-Sydney research flight.

Qantas unveils Boeing 787-9 painted in centenary livery

Qantas has released pictures of its soon-to-be-delivered 10th Boeing 787-9 that features a special livery celebrating the airline's upcoming centenary in 2020.

ATSB opens investigation into Vietnam Airlines landing gear incident
Air Crash Investigations

The ATSB has opened an investigation into a Vietnam Airlines flight that was on approach to land at Melbourne Airport without its landing gear extended.


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