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Boeing Responds to Al Jazeera English Documentary on 787 Dreamliner Production

Boeing Responds to Al Jazeera English Documentary on 787 Dreamliner Production

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have not been afforded the opportunity to view the full program, but the promotional trailer and published media reviews suggest that what has been produced is as biased a production as we have seen in some time. It is unfortunate that the producers of this television program appear to have fallen into the trap […]

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Investigation reveals Boeing 787 concerns

Investigation reveals Boeing 787 concerns

| September 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

In a new documentary, Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787, current and retired Boeing employees discuss their worries about quality control with Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit. Boeing’s 787 “Dreamliner”, which made its first commercial flight in late 2011, has been dogged with problems since plans for its launch were announced in 2003. Two battery failures in […]

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United Airlines Takes Delivery of First 787-9 Aircraft in North America

United Airlines Takes Delivery of First 787-9 Aircraft in North America

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

United Airlines has become the first North American carrier to take delivery of the Boeing 787-9, a stretched version of the Dreamliner that will allow the airline to accommodate more customers and further capitalize on its worldwide route network. The aircraft is the first of 26 of the newest member of the Dreamliner family United […]

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A Tale of Two Planes : Boeing 787 and Airbus A350

A Tale of Two Planes : Boeing 787 and Airbus A350

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The two biggies of aviation, Boeing and Airbus . are always trying to outdo each other in the battle of innovation. Their rivalry has been so aggressive that it’s even led to a nasty war of words. One such epic clash involves the revolutionary Boeing 787 and the groundbreaking Airbus A350. These aircraft are the […]

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Etihad set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December

Etihad set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

UAE national airline Etihad Airways is all set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December, with additional flights on sale this week for both aircraft and an extensive pilot training program now under way, said a top official. During its first year of operations, the Airbus A380 will be deployed […]

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Sustainable Aviation: How We Can Fly Better

Sustainable Aviation: How We Can Fly Better

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six thousand people board a plane to fly to a desired destination every six minutes. Needless to say, this amount of air travel has caused a considerable negative effect on the environment. True to the inventiveness of the Wright brothers in 1903, featherless, sustainable flight technology, this time—sustainable—is being applied to the aviation industry. While […]

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The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet: An Analysis

The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet: An Analysis

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined. Flightglobal’s latest annual airliner census – a breakdown of the […]

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FAA grounds Air India Dreamliner

FAA grounds Air India Dreamliner

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday grounded an Air India Dreamliner in Seoul to examine its engines. The American regulator’s move came after some other airline’s aircraft saw an inflight failure of its General Electric (GE) engine. FAA then decided to ground all aircraft fitted with the same series of GE engines wherever […]

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Only Boeing 787 Provides Passengers And Crews With Clean Breathing Air

Only Boeing 787 Provides Passengers And Crews With Clean Breathing Air

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) represents more than 800,000 airline staff and consumers and congratulates the Boeing Aircraft Company for designing the Boeing 787 so it can provide clean breathing air to passengers and crews. For over 50 years, all commercial jet aircraft have used the flawed practice of supplying passengers and crews […]

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Boeing’s 747-400 – The Original Jumbo Jet: End of An Era

Boeing’s 747-400 – The Original Jumbo Jet: End of An Era

| August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Later this month, Cathay Pacific’s 747 will fly from San Francisco to Hong Kong for the very last time. It’s a story we’re hearing from nearly every airline still flying the most recognizable passenger jet in aviation history – rising fuel costs are prompting carriers to ground their fleets, opting to shuttle passengers in more […]

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