27-4-2013 – Today Ethiopian Airlines resume flight for the first time since its fleet of four 787 Dreamliners was grounded in January, following incidents of overheating in the batteries providing auxiliary power.
Over the past week teams of Boeing engineers… Continue reading
(Reuters) – Boeing began installing reinforced lithium-ion batteries on five grounded 787 jets in Japan on Monday, starting a process that should make the first commercial Dreamliners ready to fly again in about a week.
Boeing’s Dreamliners have been grounded… Continue reading
Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd reported a 10.4 percent rise in first-half profit on Thursday, as a turnaround of its loss-making international operations gathers pace.
The result included A$125 millionin compensation for delays in delivery of Boeing Co’s troubled Dreamliner,… Continue reading
Boeing asked US aviation authorities to let them carry out 787 Dreamliner test flights after the planes were grounded worldwide following a fire risk linked to the plane’s lithium batteries.
US and Japanese regulators grounded all Boeing 787 Dreamliners… Continue reading
Japan’s government stepped in to give Boeing Co’s now-grounded 787 Dreamliner and its made-in-Japan technology a boost in 2008 by easing safety regulations, fast-tracking the rollout of the groundbreaking jet for Japan’s biggest airlines, according to records and participants… Continue reading
The cancellation of the flights, 245 on domestic routes over 12 days from Feb. 1 and 134 on international… Continue reading
WASHINGTON – US safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the plane.
Airlines have canceled… Continue reading
Airlines in Asia, Europe and Africa on Wednesday said they stood by their Dreamliner orders, expressing confidence in Boeing’s latest plane after it was grounded by Japan’s two biggest carriers for safety checks.
The precautionary move in Japan came… Continue reading
Japan Airlines Co JAL.L said on Sunday that a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet undergoing checks in Tokyo following a fuel leak at Boston airport last week had leaked fuel during tests earlier in the day.
An open valve… Continue reading