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Air India to get 6 more Boeing Dreamliners by next year

Air India to get 6 more Boeing Dreamliners by next year

US aircraft maker Boeing will deliver two Dreamliners to Air India this year and four more next year to complete the airline's order of 27 of these aircraft, even as the national carrier grapples with glitches in its fleet of 787-800 planes.

AI to raise Rs 300 cr bank loan to pay for 3 Dreamliners

AI is required to pay 10 percent of the gross cost of the aircraft as advance payment 12 months prior to the delivery.

Boeing warns of engine icing risk on 747-8s, Dreamliners

The warning led Japan Airlines to pull 787 Dreamliners from two international routes. Other affected airlines include Lufthansa , United Airlines, an arm of United Continental Holdings and Cathay Pacific Airlines.

AI using Dreamliners for more hours than global average

There are a total of 27 of these aircraft on order.

Air India ties up financing for 12 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Air India has tied up financing for 12 of the 27 Dreamliners it has ordered from Boeing and decided to have a long-term agreement with its American engine manufacturer GE for overhaul and repair of GEnX engines powering these aircraft.

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.

AI secures $500 mn from Deutsche, Investec Bank for 5 Dreamliners

The flag carrier had on June 26 invited bids from banks and financial institutions to arrange bridge finance of up to USD 500 million to pay for five Boeing 787s.

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.

Air India to resume Dreamliner flights next week, replace 19 planes

While the first domestic flight of the Dreamliner would take place next week, the national carrier would fly to the first international destination by the third week of May, airline sources said.

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.

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’.

Air India to be compensated by Boeing for Dreamliner battery trouble

All the 50 Dreamliners delivered by Boeing to airlines across the world, including six of Air India, have been grounded following two incidents of fire and smoke in the lithium ion batteries.

Air India puts Dreamliner planes up for sale, leaseback

Air India has put all its newly- acquired Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner planes for sale and leaseback and invited bids from prospective lessors by February first week, even as all of these aircraft remained grounded across the world.

Boeing liable to compensate Air India: Ajit Singh

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Friday that Boeing is liable to compensate Air India for the grounding six of 787 Dreamliner passenger jets over safety issues.

Chinese airlines unaffected by Boeing Dreamliners grounding

None of the Chinese airlines have the Dreamliners yet as they have not been delivered.

Govt to discuss compensation issue on Dreamliners: Ajit

The issue of compensation package to be paid by Boeing to Air India for the delay in delivery of Dreamliners is expected to go before the Cabinet in the next five to 10 days, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Saturday.

Air India's Boeing 787 Dreamliners to be inducted in May

The first of the twenty-seven Boeing 787 Dreamliners ordered by Air India would be inducted in late May, as over 30 pilots are set to begin training to fly the new aircraft in Singapore.

Boeing says flaw could affect 55 Dreamliners

About 55 of Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jets could have a recently discovered flaw in the fuselage.