Boeing posts rare quarterly loss, mulls phasing out 747
Its four engines, massive size seen as negatives as it burns too much fuel.
Machinists seek union election at SC Boeing plant
Would pertain to 2,500 production workers who assemble the company’s 787 Dreamliner.
Heroux-Devtek awarded contract for Boeing 787 components
Quebec manufacturer will fabricate torque tubes used in the Dreamliner’s wing flaps at its Laval plant.
JAL to resume 787 flights once battery repairs are made
System being installed to reduce fire risk from lithium ion batteries.
787 flights will resume in weeks, Boeing says
Plane maker says a third of its testing is complete on new lithium-ion battery enclosure design.
Boeing conducts 2nd 787 test flight as battery probe continues
Test flight proves uneventful; plane maker has no more test flights scheduled.
Gov’t approval of 787’s batteries should be reconsidered: NTSB
Boeing will start test flights under limited circumstances with special safeguards.
Japan probe finds lithium ion battery in 787 not overcharged
Contradicts an earlier assertion by the agency as it investigates with the US Federal Aviation Administration.
Boeing halts 787 deliveries until battery problems are fixed
Dreamliner production will continue despite the FAA’s grounding of all 787’s currently in use.
Avior signs $13M deal with Boeing
Montreal-based component maker will build parts for Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner