Air International 2015-05
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Main: Commercial
The airline's 12 Boe­ing 777-300ERs, including VT-ALO (c/n 36313), have been substituted by 787-8s on most long-haul routes. They will soon only be operated to US destinations.
Joining the Star Alliance last year led to a study in co-operation with Lufthansa Consulting that identified 20 areas of improvement in service. This is Executive Class on the 787-8.
Boeing 717 N489HA (c/n 55002) during turnaround at Lihue. Eleven 717s operate the routes between the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian predominantly uses its 767s on routes to the US west coast: here, N588HA taxies at Los Angeles.
The airline’s seven Boeing 767s are configured with 252 to 264 seats. Each passenger flying in business class receives a complimentary iPad mini to use during their flight.
VT-ANN (c/n 36285) is one of 19 Boeing 787-8s in service with Air India. The type has replaced the 777 on the airline’s Asia-Pacific routes and most frequencies to European destinations.
Pre-flight preparations under way aboard the cockpit of 787-8 VT-ANA (c/n 36273) at Chennai.
Airbus A330-200 N384HA (msn 1259) at Tokyo-Haneda, one of the Asian destinations Hawaiian has added as part of its expansion into the Far East.
An evening landing for A330-200 N384HA (msn 1259) at Las Vegas’ McCarran International.
This colourful tailfin design is part of Hawaiian’s efforts to reflect its home islands' character.
A330-200 N381HA (msn 1114) - one of 19 of a type that has powered Hawaiian's international expansion.
VT-SCH (msn 3288) is one of 22 A319-100s used by Air India for short- and medium-haul services, together with 19 A320s and 20 A321's.
A Performance Improvement Package for the GEnx-2B contributed 2% of the 3.5% fuel burn reduction.
Outsize load carrying capacity is one advantage of the 747-8F, according to Cargolux.
AirBridgeCargo Boeing 747-8HVF VQ-BLR, pictured at Helsinki in March 2015, is one of five -8Fs used by the airline.
Saudi Arabian Cargo has not been officially undisclosed as a 747-8F customer, but it operates two examples. Here HZ-A14 (c/n 37563) taxies at Frankfurt.
Boeing 747-89L Intercontinental B-2485 (c/n 41191) was handed over to Air China on September 29, 2014 and departed Snohomish County Airport/Paine Field, Washington, the following day, arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport on October 1. The carrier has seven 747-8Is on order.
Korean Air Cargo HL7610 departs Anchorage, a destination that many 747-8Fs operate to.
The 747-8 build rate is currently 1.5 jets per month; it will reduce to 1.3 from September, reflecting the current size of the backlog.
The -8F has 30,288 cubic feet (857.75 m3) of cargo capacity.
The flightdeck includes integrated approach navigation, airport moving map and Vertical Situation Display functions.
Five Boeing 747-400S, including VT-EVA (c/n 28094), are used for head-of-state transport duties. The ‘jumbos’ were formerly the backbone of Air India's long-haul fleet.
Air India Express uses 17 Boeing 737-800s, including 737-8HG VT-AXZ (c/n 36336). It plans to add 737 MAXes, but an order has yet to be announced.