Boeing 787 Network Update - July 2013

With an increasing number of airlines now operating the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, every month The HUB will provide an update on the current 787 flight schedule and which routes the aircraft is being deployed upon. 

This list is compiled from the GDS inventory of the airlines by our sister blog, Airline Route, on June 30, 2013 and changes to planned resumption dates and new route launches are likely. 

You can keep up to date on these by searching under the category “Boeing 787” on Airline Route.


Mexico City – Monterrey 01OCT13 AM906/913 (Inaugural flight)
Mexico City – Tijuana 01OCT13 AM176/177 (Second Inaugural flight)
Mexico City – New York JFK eff 02OCT13 AM402/403 Daily service
Mexico City – Tijuana – Tokyo Narita – Mexico City eff 14OCT13 3 weekly service (4 weekly from 04APR14)
Mexico City – Paris CDG eff 15OCT13 3 weekly (daily from 04NOV13)
Mexico City – Buenos Aires eff 05FEB14 1 weekly (4 weekly from 14MAR14, 5 weekly from 20MAR14, 7 weekly from 17APR14)
Mexico City – Madrid 26APR14 and 03MAY14 only (MAD departs on the following day)


Air India

Future Boeing 787 Routes:
Delhi – Birmingham eff 01AUG13 4 weekly
Delhi – Sydney – Melbourne – Delhi eff 29AUG13 4 weekly
Delhi – Melbourne – Sydney – Delhi eff 30AUG133 weekly

Following planned Boeing 787 routes has been cancelled:
Delhi – Hong Kong – Osaka Kansai eff 26JUN13 3 weekly
Delhi – Hong Kong – Seoul Incheon eff 25JUN13 4 weekly

Current Boeing 787 Routes:
Delhi – Bangalore eff 15MAY13 1 daily
Delhi – Kolkata eff 15MAY13 1 daily
Delhi – London Heathrow eff 22MAY13 1 daily (AI115/116)
Delhi – Chennai eff 28MAY13 1 daily
Delhi – Frankfurt eff 30MAY13 1 daily
Delhi – Paris CDG eff 06JUN13 1 daily

Air India


Planned service increase on following Boeing 787 Routes:
Tokyo Haneda – Okayama eff 01JUL13 Increase from 1 to 2 daily (787 service resumed on 01JUN13 with 1 daily)
Tokyo Haneda – Takamatsu eff 30JUN13 Increase from 2 to 3 daily (Resumed on 01JUN13 with 2 daily)
Tokyo Haneda – Yamaguchi-Ube eff 12JUL13 Increase from 3 to 4 daily (Resumed on 01JUN13 with 2 daily, 3 daily from 02JUN13)
Tokyo Narita – San Jose CA eff 10JUL13Increase from 5 weekly to 1 daily (Resumed on 01JUN13 with 5 weekly)

Current and Future Boeing 787 Routes:
Tokyo Haneda – Akita eff 01JUN13 1 daily
Tokyo Haneda – Beijing eff 01JUN13 1 daily
Tokyo Haneda – Hiroshima eff 01JUN13 2 daily (1 daily till 03JUN13)
Tokyo Haneda – Frankfurt eff 01JUN13 1 daily
Tokyo Haneda – Fukuoka eff 01JUN13 2 daily (1 daily from 15JUN13)
Tokyo Haneda – Kagoshima eff 01JUN13 4 daily (2-3 daily till 03JUN13)
Tokyo Haneda – Kumamoto eff 01JUN13 2 daily
Tokyo Haneda – Matsuyama eff 01JUN13 2 daily
Tokyo Haneda – Miyazaki eff 01JUN13 2 daily (1 daily till 03JUN13)
Tokyo Haneda – Okinawa eff 01JUN13 2 weekly (CARGO flight)
Tokyo Haneda – Osaka Itami eff 01JUN13 3 daily (2 daily till 03JUN13)
Tokyo Haneda – Taipei Song Shan eff 01JUN13 1 daily
Tokyo Haneda – Toyama eff 15JUN13 3 daily
Tokyo Narita – Beijing eff 01JUN13 1 daily (Boeing 787 schedule on/after 01AUG13 is now available for reservation)
Tokyo Narita – Seattle eff 01SEP13 5 of 7 weekly (Day x67, tentatively scheduled)
Tokyo Narita – Shanghai Pu Dong 01AUG13 – 25AUG13 1 daily

Domestic Japan frequencies may vary from 01AUG13

All Nippon Airways

British Airways

London Heathrow – Newark eff 01OCT13 1 daily (13 weekly from 27OCT13)
London Heathrow – Toronto eff 01SEP13 1 daily (10 weekly from 15SEP13 to 26OCT13)

British Airways

China Southern

Guangzhou – Beijing eff 07JUN13 1 daily (2 daily from 06JUL13)
Guangzhou – Shanghai Hongqiao eff 05JUL132 daily (Previously scheduled to begin from 06JUL13)

Schedule on/after 01SEP13 is pending

China Southern

Ethiopian Airlines

Addis Ababa – Dubai eff 28APR13 up to 2 daily
Addis Ababa – Beijing 05JUL13
Addis Ababa – Frankfurt eff 16JUL13 1 daily
Addis Ababa – Guangzhou 30JUL13, 01AUG13 (CAN departs on the next day)
Addis Ababa – Harare – Lusaka – Addis Ababa eff 12MAY13 ET873 3 weekly (Except 17JUN13, 19JUN13, 21JUN13, 23JUN13, 24JUN13, 26JUN13)
Addis Ababa – Jeddah 787 operating on 16JUN13, 17JUN13
Addis Ababa – Lagos 03JUL13, 05JUL13
Addis Ababa – Lome – Rio de Janeiro – Sao Paulo – Lome – Addis Ababa eff 01JUL13 3 weekly (Except 29JUL13 from ADD/LFW, 30JUL13 from GRU)
Addis Ababa – London Heathrow eff 16JUN13 6 weekly (Including 1 weekly via Rome on outbound)
Addis Ababa – Lusaka – Harare – Addis Ababa eff 11MAY13 ET863 4 weekly
Addis Ababa – Riyadh 07JUL13
Addis Ababa – Rome – Toronto eff 10MAY13 2 weekly until 16JUN13, 3 weekly from 19JUN13 (Except 17JUN13, 19JUN13, 23AUG13, 26AUG13, 30AUG13 from YYZ)

Ethiopian Airlines

Hainan Airlines

Planned Boeing 787 routes as follow. The airline previously planned inauguration on 03JUL13 (initially scheduled on 01JUL13 but delayed by 2 days), however this was temporary cancelled.
Beijing – Haikou 1 daily
Beijing – Shanghai Hongqiao 1 daily

Hainan Airlines


Tokyo Haneda – Beijing eff 01JUN13 1 daily
Tokyo Haneda – Singapore eff 01JUN13 1 daily
Tokyo Narita – Boston eff 01JUN13 1 daily
Tokyo Narita – San Diego eff 01JUN13 1 daily
Tokyo Narita – Singapore eff 01JUN13 2 daily
Tokyo Narita – Helsinki eff 01JUL13 1 daily
Tokyo Narita – Delhi eff 12JUL13 1 daily
Tokyo Haneda – San Francisco eff 01SEP13 1 daily (SFO from 31AUG13)
Tokyo Narita – Moscow Domodedovo eff 01SEP13 3 weekly
Tokyo Narita – Sydney eff 01DEC13 1 daily
Tokyo Narita – Bangkok eff 02DEC13 4 weekly (JL707 Day x357; JL718 Day x146)

Japan Airlines

LAN Airlines

Santiago de Chile – Lima – Los Angeles eff 01JUL13 1 daily (Service Resumption; Service continues operating in September 2013)
Santiago de Chile – Madrid – Frankfurt eff 01OCT131 daily

Planned Boeing 787 operation Cancelled:
Santiago de Chile – Lima – New York JFK Previously scheduled from 31AUG13 to 30SEP13

LAN Airlines

LOT Polish Airlines

Warsaw – Beijing eff 01AUG13 3 weekly
Warsaw – Chicago eff 05JUN13 11 weekly
Warsaw – Toronto eff 07JUN13 3 weekly (7 weekly from 28JUN13)
Warsaw – New York JFK eff 30JUN132 weekly (4 weekly from 01AUG13; 11 weekly from 09AUG13)

Operational frequencies are valid until 26OCT13

All LOT Polish Airlines long-haul service will be operated by Boeing 787 starting 10AUG13, becoming the first carrier to have Boeing 787 aircraft as its sole long-haul fleet type

LOT Polish Airlines


Intra-European Boeing 787 operation scheduled from 04JUL13 to 04AUG13:
Oslo – Malaga 04JUL13 – 04AUG13 DY1800/1801 Day x156
Oslo – London Gatwick 04JUL13 – 04AUG13 DY1310/1311 Day 47
Oslo – Alicante 05JUL13 – 02AUG13 DY1790/1791 Day 15
Oslo – Barcelona 05JUL13 – 02AUG13 DY1742/1743 Day 15
Oslo – Nice 06JUL13 – 03AUG13DY1402/1403 Day 6 / DY1406/1407 Day 23

Future Long-Haul Boeing 787 operational Routes:
Copenhagen – Ft. Lauderdale eff 29NOV13 2 weekly
Oslo – Bangkok eff 31AUG13 3 weekly
Oslo – Ft. Lauderdale eff 30NOV13 2 weekly
Oslo – New York JFK eff 01SEP13 3 weekly (4 weekly from 29NOV13)
Stockholm – Bangkok eff 31AUG13 3 weekly
Stockholm – Ft. Lauderdale eff 01DEC13 2 weekly
Stockholm – New York JFK eff 02SEP13 3 weekly

By late-August 2013, Norwegian will be the second carrier to have Boeing 787 aircraft as its sole long-haul fleet type, instead of the first.


Qatar Airways

Future Boeing 787 Routes:
Doha – Copenhagen eff 01SEP13 1 daily
Doha – Oslo eff 01SEP13 1 daily
Doha – Stockholm eff 01AUG131 daily

Current Boeing 787 Routes:
Doha – Dubai Boeing 787 aircraft resumed commercial operation on 01MAY13; up to 7 daily service for May 2013 (Various frequencies from 01JUN13)
Doha – London Heathrow eff 15MAY13 1 daily (EXCEPT 15JUN13 – 21JUN13, 29JUN13, 16JUL13)
Doha – Frankfurt eff 26MAY13 1 daily (2 daily from 01JUL13)
Doha – Munich eff 20MAY13 1 daily (2 daily from 01JUN13)
Doha – Zurich eff 01JUN13 1 daily

Qatar Airways

Thomson Airways

Thomson on 21JUN13 inaugurated Boeing 787 aircraft with short-haul European routes

**Actual launch date for flights in July and August 2013 may vary by up to 7 days**
East Midlands – Cancun eff 07AUG13 1 weekly
East Midlands – Orlando Sanford eff 06AUG13 1 weekly
Glasgow – Cancun eff 15JUL13 1 weekly
Glasgow – Orlando Sanford eff 09JUL13 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Aruba eff 06MAY14 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Barbados 15DEC13 – 20APR14 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Cancun eff 09JUL13 2 – 3 weekly
London Gatwick – Goa eff 02NOV13 1 – 2 weekly
London Gatwick – Holguin 11DEC13 – 24APR14 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Male 03NOV13 – 27APR14 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Mauritius eff 04MAY14 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Mombasa 04NOV13 – 28APR14 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Montego Bay eff 07NOV13 1 weekly (2 weekly from 31MAR14)
London Gatwick – Orlando Sanford eff 10JUL13 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Phuket 05NOV13 – 29APR14 1 weekly (Previously reported)
London Gatwick – Puerto Plata 13NOV13 – 26APR14 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Puerto Vallarta eff 03MAY14 1 weekly
London Gatwick – Punta Cana 01NOV13 – 22APR14 1 weekly (2 weekly from 10DEC13)
Manchester – Barbados eff 15DEC13 1 weekly
Manchester – Cancun eff 13JUL13 2 weekly (3 weekly from 02NOV13)
Manchester – Goa eff 05NOV13 1 weekly
Manchester – Montego Bay eff 04MAY14 1 weekly (2 weekly from 23JUL14)
Manchester – Orlando Sanford eff 11JUL13 1 – 2 weekly
Manchester – Puerto Plata eff 05MAY14 1 weekly
Manchester – Puerto Vallarta eff 01MAY14 1 weekly
Manchester – Punta Cana eff 02APR14 1 weekly (2 weekly from 03MAY14)
Newcastle – Cancun 01APR14 – 22APR14 1 weekly
Stockholm – Helsinki – Mombasa 22DEC13 – 30MAR14 1 weekly

Thomson Airways


UNITED Resumed Boeing 787 service on 20MAY13 as UA001/002, Houston – Chicago.
Following is Current Boeing 787 Routes:
Houston – Chicago eff 20MAY13 1 daily (3 daily from 21MAY13, 4 daily from 22MAY13 to 09JUN13 only)
Houston – Denver eff 21MAY13 1 daily (2 daily from 22MAY13, 3 daily from 24MAY13, 4 daily from 25MAY13. Overall service to operate 1 daily only from 10JUN13)
Houston – Los Angeles eff 24MAY13 2 daily (3 daily from 25MAY13 to 09JUN13)
Houston – London Heathrow 10JUN13 – 11AUG13 1 daily (5 weekly from 02AUG13 to 11AUG13)
Denver – Tokyo Narita eff 10JUN131 daily (11JUN13 from NRT)

Future Boeing 787 Routes:
Houston – Lagos eff 12AUG13 5 weekly (13AUG13 from LOS)
Los Angeles – Tokyo Narita eff 01AUG13 1 daily (02AUG13 from NRT)
Los Angeles – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 02AUG13 1 daily (03AUG13 from PVG)


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