On Friday afternoon, the FAA approved battery system improvements for the 787 Dreamliner, a move which enables Boeing to resume deliveries of the aircraft and get existing 787s back in the air. “FAA approval clears the way for us and the airlines to begin the process of returning the 787 to flight with continued confidence [...]
In a webcast in Japan early Friday (late Thursday for the United States), Boeing briefed the world on the causes and solutions to the battery incidents that had ground the 787 fleet since mid-January.
European aircraft maker Airbus is wary that problems which have grounded rival Boeing’s 787 could also delay the launch of the A350.
Investigators looking for the cause of January 7′s Japan Airlines Boeing 787 fire in Boston are working through the three-day weekend.
US and Japanese officials Saturday began analysing the black box of the 787 plane forced into an emergency landing this week.
India’s aviation minister said Thursday ailing Air India should be entitled to “reimbursement” from US giant Boeing.
Australia’s Qantas on Friday announced it was cutting its order for Boeing 787 jets by one.
The FAA has ordered US airlines to temporarily stop flying the Boeing 787 effective immediately, citing the potential for battery failures.