Boeing 787

Air India evaluating option to switch order for larger Dreamliner

Air India is evaluating switching its order for Dreamliner aircraft from Boeing 787-8 to the larger version 787-9.

May 05, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

FAA warns Boeing 787 bug could shut off aircraft power

In a new problem for the Boeing 787, the US aviation regulator has ordered repairs to correct a software bug that could cause the aircraft to suddenly lose all power.

May 04, 2015, 23:20 PM 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 has so far acquired 18 Dreamliner planes: Minister

Air India has so far acquired 18 Dreamliner aircraft costing over USD two billion or about Rs 12,700 crore and spent more than Rs 97 crore on their maintenance since 2012-13, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said Monday.

Dec 22, 2014, 21:45 PM IST

Air India to add extra capacity in domestic sector

The airline said that it will press into service a Boeing 747, 777-200LR and B777-300ER to clear the holiday rush. 

Dec 20, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

Serious faults hit 2 Dreamliners

Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off from here for Birmingham and Sydney and had to be grounded, airline sources said today.

Jul 25, 2014, 18:03 PM IST

AI puts up 5 more Dreamliners for leaseback

The national carrier has so far taken delivery of 14 of these aircraft and concluded leaseback arrangement for the first seven of those.

Jul 04, 2014, 19:36 PM IST

Air India to add another Dreamliner on Singapore route

Celebrating its 60th year of flying to Singapore, Air India is adding another Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' aircraft on its Singapore-Chennai-Mumbai sector from next month.

Jul 04, 2014, 12:07 PM IST

Boeing, Air India working over 787 windshield crack

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

Nov 05, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

AI's first Dreamliner commercial flight arrives in Australia

Air India's first commercial Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight to Australia landed this morning with almost full capacity but without Indian politicians who were to mark the return of the carrier Down Under.

Aug 30, 2013, 22:15 PM IST

AI likely to be allowed to fly Dreamliners to Japan soon

Air India is likely to be allowed to fly its Boeing 787 Dreamliners to Japan soon with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) removing India from the list of nations like Congo, Guatemala and Haiti which have significant aviation safety concerns.

Aug 29, 2013, 22:01 PM IST

Boeing reshuffles executives on Dreamliner 787 team following safety glitches

Fox News reports that Mike Sinnett, the chief engineer on the company's 787 Dreamliner team, will become the vice president of product development.

Jul 27, 2013, 18:14 PM IST

US Aviation agency agrees to inspection of Boeing Dreamliners’ emergency beacons

Earlier, the emergency devices were blamed for a fire in a parked Boeing 787 at the London airport on July 12.

Jul 20, 2013, 17:21 PM IST

Boeing Dreamliner in trouble again: US flight diverted on brake problem

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet was forced to make an emergency landing during an internal US flight on Sunday, due to a problem with its brake system, United Airlines said in a statement.

Jun 24, 2013, 12:03 PM IST

Boeing 787s to replace Air India's A-330 fleet

The airline has successfully replaced the fuel guzzling Boeing 777s with B-787s on some international routes and is now planning to operate the Dreamliners on A-330 destinationS.

Jun 15, 2013, 22:19 PM IST

Air India to open new routes on Boeing 787s

"We have extensive plans to scale up Air India's international network with low-fuel-consuming 787s, that will give Air India an edge over other airlines," Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said here.

Jun 14, 2013, 19:13 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

FAA formally approves Boeing 787 battery fix

In January the FAA grounded all 787s in service after two incidents on aircraft already in commercial service involving the batteries.

Apr 26, 2013, 08:49 AM IST

Boeing says 787 Dreamliner battery test flight went ‘according to plan’

Boeing redesigned its battery after malfunctions on some planes led to the grounding of the entire 787 fleet.

Mar 26, 2013, 09:47 AM IST

Boeing’s Dreamliner battery fixes approved by US aviation authority

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Boeing's plan, which it said requires it to ‘conduct extensive testing and analysis’.

Mar 13, 2013, 23:56 PM IST