/ 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 inspect ...

/ Jul 23, 2013

JAL will continue using ELTs in 787 fleet

After completing an inspection of the emergency locator transmitter beacons on its fleet of nine Dreamliners, Japan Airlines Co. said it will continue using them on the aircraft.The second-biggest Boeing Co. 787 operator found no faults with the ELTs after starting an inspection Friday, ...

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 busiest ...

/ 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 Airport ...

May 3, 2013

Dreamliner to the air again

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines receive the go-ahead to resume flights of their 787 Dreamliners after Boeing modifies the jetliner’s battery system.