Boeing’s latest product, it took many years to get the 787 project off the ground, but now it’s become a popular choice for both large Flag Carriers and small Charter Airlines, combining range with quiet efficiency. Today it is slowly killing off many of Boeing’s older products, including early 767’s and 747-400’s.
Working a late running Flight 4744 from London Gatwick to Tenerife South-Reina Sofia Airport (Scheduled: 11:35 local time, Actual: 12:29 local time) is Thomson Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner G-TUIH. This aircraft is one of the latest aircraft both to the Thomson fleet but also to the Boeing 787’s as a whole, being delivered to the company in May of this year under serial number 37229, and is now one of 9 Dreamliner’s on the airline’s books.
Sweeping into the darkness with Flight 1 to New York Liberty International is Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 787-9 G-VOOH, delivered in February 2015 under serial number 37968.
Adorned in the company’s beautiful and stylish livery is Royal Jordanian Boeing 787-8 JY-BAA, delivered in August 2014 under serial number 37983, working Flight 112 to Amman.