What is so special about 787?

What is so special about 787?

What is so special about 787?

The engineer. One of the most unique things about the 787 is its raked wingtip, where the wing sweeps upwards at the end. It’s designed to give the aircraft more fuel efficiency and allow it to climb in a better way. It’s probably the first time we’ve seen this in commercial service.

How many 787 does Air New Zealand have?

Jet aircraft

Aircraft In operation On order
Boeing 787-9 14
Airbus A320 – Short haul 1
Airbus A320 – Domestic NZ 17
Airbus A320neo / Airbus A321neo 13 7

Why is Air NZ black?

From our engineers to our cabin crew, our chefs to our check-in staff, we’re all All Black crazy. In fact sometimes you could be forgiven for thinking you’re not flying Air New Zealand, but Air All Blacks instead. We have All Blacks starring in our safety videos. Our IFE is jam packed with classic games.

What is a 787-9 airplane?

The Boeing 787-9 is a mid-size, dual aisle, twin engine jet and Boeing’s most fuel efficient aircraft to date – 20% more fuel efficient than the similar sized commercial jets it is designed to replace. Composite materials make up 50% of the primary structure, including the fuselage and wings.

Is the Boeing 787 9 Safe?

The 787 has no fatalities and no hull losses through January 2022. As of March 2020, the 787 had orders for 1,510 aircraft from 72 identified customers.

What plane is bigger 787 or 777?

The Boeing 777 series is generally larger than the 787 and thus can carry more passengers. The 787-10 has a higher capacity than the smaller 777-200 series. However, it falls short of the larger 777-300 models by 66 passengers in a typical two-class configuration.

Will NZ get jets?

It will be the first display of the F-35A in New Zealand by the RAAF, which is spending $17 billion upgrading its joint strike fighter fleet. According to the RAAF website, the first of 72 F-35A aircraft arrived in Australia in December 2018 and the first F-35A squadron, No3 Squadron, became operational this year.

Who is Air New Zealand owned by?

The New Zealand Government
Who owns Air New Zealand? The New Zealand Government currently owns 52% of Air New Zealand ordinary shares. The remaining shares are listed on the NZ Stock Exchange (ticker symbol AIR.NZ) and the Australia Stock Exchange (ticker symbol AIZ.AU).