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July 28, 2016  

Boeing posts rare quarterly loss, mulls phasing out 747

Its four engines, massive size seen as negatives as it burns too much fuel.

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March 17, 2015  

Machinists seek union election at SC Boeing plant

Would pertain to 2,500 production workers who assemble the company’s 787 Dreamliner.

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August 8, 2014  

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.

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April 26, 2013  

JAL to resume 787 flights once battery repairs are made

System being installed to reduce fire risk from lithium ion batteries.

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March 15, 2013  

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.

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February 12, 2013  

Boeing conducts 2nd 787 test flight as battery probe continues

Test flight proves uneventful; plane maker has no more test flights scheduled.

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February 8, 2013  

Gov’t approval of 787’s batteries should be reconsidered: NTSB

Boeing will start test flights under limited circumstances with special safeguards.

News General
January 23, 2013  

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.

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January 21, 2013  

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.

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June 30, 2011  

Avior signs $13M deal with Boeing

Montreal-based component maker will build parts for Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner