Saturday, October 22, 2016

Singapore Airlines to receive first 787-10 in May, 2018

According to sources, Singapore Airlines will receive the first 787-10 in May 2018.  The aircraft in question is ZC003 (LN 622) which is the fourth 787-10 that will be built in Charleston.

If the variable number block holds true then Singapore Airlines should also receive the 1st and 3rd 787-10 flight test aircraft, the first of which will start final assembly in December.  The delivery dates of the first two flight test aircraft have changed as noted below:

ZC001 delivery date moved from 7/18/2018 to 10/10/2018
ZC036 delivery date moved from 8/1/2018 to 12/17/2018

ZC002 delivery date is still listed as August 2018

This means that Singapore Airlines should receive the first three 787-10 to be delivered in 2018 and Boeing should make 15-17 787-10 deliveries in 2018.  I still don't know to whom ZC036 (LN 565) will be delivered.

787 Production and Disposition Table
787 Current Production Table


tommy said...

Why only 4 -10 deliveries in 2018? I count 16 in your chart with 2018 delivery dates. Most of the customers are not yet known of course.

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Tarek said...

Any idea when Air Canada must excercise their options by? Will they? No current -10's on their order book

Hiromichi Notake said...

ANA and Japan Airlines’s 787-9 will be registrated as follows:

ANA: ZB700(L/N633) will be JA896A.

Japan Airlines: ZB426(L/N632) will be JA871J.

charles harris said...

The current version of the "787 Production and Disposition" has 787 total dispositions! Propitious! Cheers all.