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No plan to ground Dreamliners, may seek compensation from Boeing: Air India

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 18:19

Air India has set up a committee comprising its officials and those from the Civil Aviation Ministry and Boeing to collect and analyse fuel consumption data over a period of 18 months.

Air India reviews Boeing 787, no plan to ground fleet

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 15:32

Air India is reviewing the performance of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet to see if they are using up fuel faster than expected, but has no plans to ground the aircraft, the state-owned carrier`s chairman said on Wednesday.

Boeing team to offer technical help to investigators

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 18:36

Boeing has delivered 1,030 of the planes since United Airlines starting flying the first one in 1995.

Boeing reports wing cracks on 787 Dreamliners in production

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 09:32

Boeing Co said on Friday that "hairline cracks" had been discovered in the wings of about 40 787 Dreamliners that are in production, marking another setback for the company`s newest jet.

Dreamliner problems: Boeing likely to submit action plan

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 10:12

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is likely to submit a time-bound action plan to fix the perennial technical problems being faced by the Dreamliners in Air India's fleet to aviation regulator DGCA next week.

DGCA working on FAA recommendations

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 19:09

The FAA is scheduled to give its final report on its December audit in a couple of weeks, the sources said.

Air India to sell 7 Dreamliners to raise $840 million

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 18:27

The carrier has already taken the delivery of 11 Dreamliners and three more are expected to join the fleet by March of next year.

Air India’s New York flight passengers confined in plane for 6 hrs

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 12:39

Passengers of Air India`s Delhi-New York Dreamliner plane had a difficult time when they were kept confined inside the aircraft at the IGI Airport for more than six hours.

Air India's Dreamliner fleet has suffered 136 'minor' problems: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 22:06

Air India's Dreamliner fleet suffered 136 "minor" technical problems between their delivery since September last year and till late last month, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said.

Etihad Airways kicks off order spree with $25 billion Boeing deal

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 15:17

Abu Dhabi`s Etihad Airways placed a USD 25.2 billion aircraft order with Boeing on Sunday, kicking off a Dubai Airshow expected to be dominated by the formal launch of Boeing`s newest airplane and fresh demand for the world`s largest passenger jet.

Boeing, Air India working over 787 windshield crack

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 09:11

The incident comes just weeks after a body panel fell off a 787 also operated by Air India.

Dreamliner glitches a concern, says Boeing

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 18:21

Makers of the 787 Dreamliner aircraft, Boeing, on Wednesday expressed concern over recurring glitches on the plane while at the same time insisting that it was a machine which had never caused issues with the safety of passengers.