Qatar Airways said on Friday it had taken one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners out of service following what it described as a "minor" technical issue, as pressure mounted on the plane maker over possible new electrical problems with the
Boeing Co gave US aviation regulators its plan to fix the volatile battery aboard its new 787 Dreamliner, even though investigators have not yet determined what caused the batteries to overheat on two planes last month.
Japanese regulators have joined their US counterparts in all but ruling out overcharged batteries as the cause of recent fires on the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner, which has been grounded for a week with no end in sight.
The US Federal Aviation Administration said it would temporarily ground Boeing Co's 787s after a second incident involving battery failures caused one of the Dreamliner passenger jets to make an emergency landing in Japan.
Japan's two leading airlines grounded their fleets of Boeing 787s on Wednesday after one of the Dreamliner passenger jets made an emergency landing, heightening safety concerns over a plane many see as the future of commerc
Oman Air, the sultanate flagship carrier, today announced an order for six Boeing 787-8s at the Dubai Airshow, increasing the customer base for the Dreamliners in the Middle East.
The airline completed an arrangement with Boeing and
Boeing customers canceled orders for 26 planes - including 25 787 Dreamliners - in the week that ended May 5, but also took 18 new orders, according to company officials.
The changes in the order book for Boeing Commercial Airplanes bring