ANA nears decision on maker for 25-plane order

Sep 13, 2013

ANA nears decision on maker for 25-plane order

ANA Holdings Inc., whose fleet is dominated by Boeing Co. aircraft, will soon decide on placing an order for 25 jets, pitting the newest wide-body models of Airbus SAS and Boeing against each other. “It’s getting close to the time we need to make ...

Jul 29, 2013

Boeing urges more checks of ELTs after fire

Boeing Co. has asked airlines to inspect emergency locator transmitter beacons on a range of planes after ANA Holdings Inc. and United Airlines found faults in the devices on 787s linked to a fire in a parked Dreamliner. The aircraft maker asked operators to ...

Jul 19, 2013

JAL 787 returns to Boston to check fuel pump alert

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 that left Boston for Tokyo on Thursday returned because of a potential fuel pump problem, the carrier said, dismissing concerns that the planes were facing a new crisis. The high-tech Dreamliner has encountered a spate of problems since resuming ...

Another Dreamliner ignites; one turns back

Jul 13, 2013

Another Dreamliner ignites; one turns back

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner caught fire at London Heathrow on Friday while a “technical issue” forced a second to return to a different British airport, sending stocks in the aviation giant plummeting. The fire on the parked Ethiopian Airlines plane forced Heathrow, the world’s ...

JAL Narita-Helsinki flights start, using 787s

Jul 2, 2013

JAL Narita-Helsinki flights start, using 787s

Japan Airlines Co. on Monday launched a new daily round-trip service from Narita airport to Helsinki using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. JAL had planned to start flying to the Finnish capital on Feb. 25 using the fuel-efficient plane but had to delay it after ...

Engine, de-icer glitches dog 787s

Jun 12, 2013

Engine, de-icer glitches dog 787s

An All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 flight is scrubbed when one of its two engines fails to start, marking the third straight day of problems for the next-generation Dreamliner.

Ministry orders JAL, ANA to inspect Dreamliners

Jun 5, 2013

Ministry orders JAL, ANA to inspect Dreamliners

Transport minister Akihiro Ota said Tuesday he has ordered Japan Airlines Co. and All Nippon Airways Co. to inspect all of their Boeing 787 Dreamliners after one operated by JAL experienced a problem with its battery container Sunday. Ota also urged the carriers to ...

Jun 3, 2013

JAL 787 is grounded by glitch in battery bay

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner scheduled to fly Sunday from Tokyo to Beijing experiences a problem with an air pressure sensor for its battery container, prompting JAL to use another aircraft for the flight.

May 27, 2013

Dreamliner completes first commercial flight since grounding

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner returned to Japanese skies Sunday for its first commercial flight since battery troubles grounded the advanced aircraft globally in January. The nonscheduled All Nippon Airways flight touched down at Tokyo International Airport at Haneda after taking off from New Chitose ...