|In-production Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft sits at the Boeing production facilities and factory at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, February 17, 2012.|
US aerospace giant Boeing said late Friday it had suspended deliveries of its new 787 Dreamliner jet until a battery problem is resolved, but continues to build the plane.
“We will not deliver 787s until the FAA approves a means of compliance with their recent Airworthiness Directive concerning batteries and the approved approach has been implemented,” a Boeing spokesman said in an email.
Associated Press/Shizuo Kambayashi - In this Jan. 30, 2013 photo, All Nippon Airways passenger planes park on the tarmac of Haneda Airport in Tokyo. Japan's All Nippon Airways is prepared to recoup from Boeing whatever damages it suffers from flight cancellations and other costs caused by the worldwide grounding of 787 jets, a senior executive said Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. At the time the government certified Boeing's 787 Dreamliners as safe, federal rules barred the type of batteries used to power the airliner's electrical systems from being carried as cargo on passenger planes because of the fire risk.Now the…... [read more]
TOKYO – Japanese aviation authorities said on Friday they would allow airlines to resume flights of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, following US approval. "As the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) is to approve the resumption as of Friday morning US time, we will take the same step," an official at the transport ministry said. The US authority said on Thursday it would formally approve Boeing's 787 battery fix that will clear the way for the troubled aircraft to fly again. The FAA's new airworthiness directive for the 787 requires the installation of modified battery packs and their respective chargers, as well…... [read more]
TOKYO: Japanese aviation authorities said Friday they would allow airlines to resume flights of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, following US approval. "As the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) is to approve the resumption as of Friday morning US time, we will take the same step," an official at the transport ministry said. The US authority said Thursday it would formally approve Boeing's 787 battery fix that will clear the way for the troubled aircraft to fly again. The FAA's new airworthiness directive for the 787 requires the installation of modified battery packs and their respective chargers, as well as battery enclosures…... [read more]
The following five issues must be noted when negotiating the delivery term in an agent agreement: Unstable location of deliverySince it depends on the characteristics of each purchase order, delivery time, categories and the number of ordered goods, the location may not be specified by the agent.This will make the principal become passive in determining the appropriate time of delivery and the accurate transportation costs, which may lead to the risk of unexpected costs incurred.Thus, in cases where there is no specific location of delivery, the agent party must first be responsible for sending notice to the principal on the…... [read more]
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines added the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to its fleet on August 2 at Hanoi's Noi Bai Airport. Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner lands at Noi Bai Airport Vietnam Airlines is the first carrier in Asia to have both the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and Airbus A350-900 XWB, the most advanced passenger jets in service. Vietnam Airlines signed a deal to buy 19 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and 14 Airbus A350-900 XWB to expand and upgrade its aircraft as well as bringing in more ground service for passengers. All aircraft will be delivered by early 2019. Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Vietnam Airlines…... [read more]
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates airline and Group said: “Emirates’ orders today will be delivered from 2022, taking the airline well into the 2030s. Some of these will be replacements so that we maintain a young and efficient fleet, and others will power our future network growth. We see the 787 as a great complement to our 777 and A380 fleet, providing us with more flexibility to serve a range of destinations as we develop our global route network. It has always been Emirates’ strategy to invest in the most advanced and efficient…... [read more]
Emirates is already the world's largest client for Boeing's 777, with 165 jets and another 164 on firm order.Sheikh Ahmed said the deal raises total orders from Boeing, the global competitor of Airbus Industries, to as high as US$90 billion.Delivery of the Dreamliners is scheduled to start in 2022.Emirates, the largest carrier in the Middle East, is also the world's biggest client for Airbus 380 superjumbo jets with 100 planes. It has firm orders for another 46 jets."We have reached a conclusion that the Boeing 787-10 jets are the best choice for us," Sheikh Ahmed said."Emirates' orders today will be…... [read more]
Boeing kicked off the first day of the Dubai Airshow by announcing the first big sales news of the five-day event.Emirates has ordered 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal worth about $15bn (£11.3bn) at list prices.The Dubai airline's chairman, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum, said the aircraft had been chosen over the Airbus A350.He had been expected to announce a big order for the Airbus A380 superjumbo at the media briefing.Airbus desperately needs more orders for the A380, the biggest passenger aircraft in the skies.The Franco-German company and Emirates were understood to be in intense final negotiations to have…... [read more]
But it cut back its full-year maximum forecast for commercial aircraft deliveries to 495 from 500, citing lower planned shipments of the 787 and 747-8 aircraft. Boeing reported net profit of $941 million, compared to $787 million in the 2010 second quarter. Shares in Boeing, a Dow component, pared gains to close 0.7 per cent higher at $70.63 in New York, bucking a steep 196-point drop on the blue-chip index. "Strong operational performance drove double-digit margins at both of our major businesses and produced outstanding results in the quarter," Jim McNerney, Boeing chairman, president and chief executive, said in a…... [read more]
Emirates Airline announced a US$15.1 billion (AED55.4 billion) commitment for 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners on November 13.Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and Kevin McAllister, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, signed the agreement on the opening day of the 2017 Dubai Airshow.“Emirates’ orders today will be delivered from 2022, taking the airline well into the 2030s. Some of these will be replacements so that we maintain a young and efficient fleet, and others will power our future network growth,” Sheikh Ahmed said.“We see the 787 as a great complement…... [read more]