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Boeing projects a demand for 1,740 new aircraft in India

Global aerospace major Boeing on Wednesday projected a demand for 1,740 new airplanes, valued at $240 billion, over the next 20 years in India.

Aug 12, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

Air India takes delivery of 20th Boeing Dreamliner

Boeing's delivery of the 20th 787 Dreamliner was made from its final assembly facility in North Charleston in the state of South Carolina.

Apr 01, 2015, 10:59 AM IST

Air India ties up with 2 foreign banks for financing of 3 Dreamliners

Air India has tied up with two overseas banks to arrange short-term loans to the tune of USD 315 million to partly fund the acquisition of three Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Mar 03, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

Air India gets delivery of 18 more Dreamliners

The state-run airline had placed orders for 68 aircraft with Boeing in January, 2006, including for 27 Dreamliners and 41 B-777s and B-737-800s. It had taken the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner in September, 2012.

Dec 14, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

Airbus poised to revamp A330 with Rolls-Royce

Airbus is set to upgrade its A330 with engines provided exclusively by Rolls-Royce, setting the stage for a bitter new phase in a battle for wide-body jet orders with Boeing`s 787 Dreamliner, people familiar with the matter said.

Jun 27, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

Dreamliner glitches a concern, says Boeing

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.

Oct 30, 2013, 18:21 PM IST

UAE's Etihad sets stage for $50 bn of jet deals from Gulf

Etihad is expected to buy dozens of Boeing Co jets, including the revamped 777X mini-jumbo and a repeat order for its 787 Dreamliner.

Oct 22, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

Broken toilet flush forces JAL Dreamliner to turn back

A 787 Dreamliner bound for Japan was forced to turn around and fly back to Russia after toilets on the plane refused to flush, operator Japan Airlines (JAL) said today.

Oct 10, 2013, 09:20 AM IST

787 Dreamliner flight delayed by eight hours

Another technical glitch hit an All Nippon Airways787 Dreamliner following which the scheduled flight was delayed by eight hours in Tokyo.

Jun 28, 2013, 17:35 PM IST

Changes to faulty 787 Dreamliner battery ensures safety: Boeing

According to Boeing Co.''s chief engineer for the 787 Dreamliner Michael Sinnett, the new battery system is designed to prevent a fire and to control one should it occur with an ''enclosure'', a casing around the battery to prevent heat from being released in the aircraft, Fox News reports.

Apr 28, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

Boeing team arriving next week to fix Dreamliner battery fault

The Government-run airline plans to put back at least two of the six grounded planes into operations by May 10.

Apr 28, 2013, 18:40 PM IST

Boeing 787s get green signal for takeoff

According to Japan Times, the move comes after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration decided to allow 787s to fly again.

Apr 27, 2013, 17:47 PM IST

Boeing successfully conducts final 787 battery test flight

Boeing has announced to have completed certification testing for new battery on its 787 plane.

Apr 06, 2013, 10:28 AM IST

Dreamliner 787 is 'very close' to flying: Boeing CEO

Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet may fly back very soon! CEO of the company Jim McNerney has assured that it is "very close" to fix the technical problems of the aircraft.

Mar 28, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

US safety regulators likely to approve Boeing 787 battery testing

The move will be a critical step towards returning the grounded aircraft to service, two sources familiar with the matter have said.

Mar 07, 2013, 13:45 PM IST

US federal agency asks to ground all Boeing Dreamliners

US federal aviation agency has asked America's airlines to ground all the Boeing 787, popularly known as Dreamliner.

Feb 17, 2013, 00:12 AM IST

US agencies clear Boeing 787 Dreamliner test flights: Report

The 787's battery systems were called into question Jan 7 when a smouldering fire was discovered on the underbelly of a Dreamliner.

Feb 08, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

Boeing working on 787 battery design changes to cut fire risk: Report

Aerospace giant Boeing is working on a series of battery design changes, a report has said.

Feb 07, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

Boeing applies for 787 Dreamliner test flights

Boeing Co. has submitted an application with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for permission to conduct test flights of its 787 Dreamliner after recent incidents revealed safety issues of the new aircraft, a media report said.

Feb 06, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

Air India’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to arrive today?

The Dreamliners' delivery was to take place in 2008 and the rest by October 2011. But their delivery was delayed due to various factors, including spare supply delays and labour trouble.

Aug 29, 2012, 09:05 AM IST