Air New Zealand Defers Boeing 787 Deliveries

DALLAS – Boeing’s continuing production issues have led Air New Zealand (NZ) to defer the delivery of outstanding Boeing 787s to 12 months.

Boeing announced the temporary hiatus to the delivery of its 787 Dreamliners back in May. This followed another five-month delivery suspension that ended in March 2021. The latest break was due to numerous production issues, which led to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) intervention.

The airline introduced the 787-9 in August 2014. Photo: Air New Zealand.

Delivery Delays

NZ, the launch customer for the 787-9, currently has eight 787s on order, two -9s and six of the read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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