Qantas announces delivery dates for second phase of 787-9 aircraft

    Qantas Group announced (05-May-2017) delivery of the second group of four Boeing 787-9 aircraft will be between Jul-2018 and Nov-2018. Qantas International CEO Gareth Evans stated that the carrier had brought the delivery forward by a few months than earlier expected. The announcement, which was made as part of the 2017 Qantas Investor Day, suggested that Qantas would be looking to identify new route opportunities for these aircraft.