Boeing 787

JAL grounds Boeing 787 after battery problem
A U.S. National Transportation Safety Board official inspects a Japan Airlines Co. Boeing 787 aircraft in January 2013. (Provided by the National Transportation Safety Board)
Japan Airlines Co. said it temporarily grounded one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners at Tokyo's Narita International Airport on Jan. 14 after white smoke was spotted outside the...
BIZ BRIEF: Kawasaki Heavy building factory for Boeing 787...
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. has started building a factory in Aichi Prefecture that will support production of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the company said Dec. 9.
Japan Airlines Dreamliner returns to U.S. with issue
Japan Airlines' Boeing 787 aircraft at Narita Airport in August 2012 (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
BOSTON--A Japan Airlines flight to Tokyo returned to Boston on July 18 because of a possible fuel pump issue on the Boeing 787 aircraft.
BIZ BRIEF: ANA adds Narita 787 flights to Munich, Singapore
All Nippon Airways Co. announced July 4 that it will fly the Boeing 787 on two new international routes, bringing the number of overseas destinations it serves with the...
ANA Boeing 787 has engine problem
Members of All Nippon Airways' ground staff see off a Boeing 787 at New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido on May 26 after ANA put the airplanes, which have been plagued by a series of safety concerns, back into service. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
A Japanese carrier's Dreamliner had engine trouble before takeoff on June 12, a day after a rival airline had a problem on another 787 plane.
BIZ BRIEF: ANA to use Dreamliner on routes to China, Taiwan
All Nippon Airways said it will resume services with its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet from June 1, following the completion of a series of battery system modifications, safety...
Japan's ANA takes its first 787 back into the air since grounding
A Boeing 787 of All Nippon Airways prepares to land after a test flight at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo on April 28. Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) conducted its first test flight of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Sunday since planes were grounded in mid-January after incidents with smoldering batteries occurred aboard two different planes, leading to hundreds of canceled flights and revenue losses. (AP Photo)
All Nippon Airways, the Japanese launch customer for Boeing Co.'s 787, flew its first Dreamliner in more than three months on April 28 to test reinforced batteries installed by ...
Ethiopian Airlines first to fly 787 Dreamliner since grounding
Ethiopian Airlines on April 27 became the world's first carrier to resume flights with Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner passenger jets, a Reuters witness said. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ADDIS ABABA--Ethiopian Airlines on April 27 became the world's first carrier to resume flights with Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner passenger jets, a Reuters witness said, three...
ANA, JAL report limited losses from grounding of 787s
An All Nippon Airways Co. Boeing 787 at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on April 26 (Wataru Sekita)
All Nippon Airways Co. and Japan Airlines Co. are set to resume services by grounded Boeing 787s in June after installing new systems to reduce the risk of in-flight fires due...
ANA wants Boeing cash, rather than discounts, for 787 grounding
Inspectors from Japanese and U.S. authorities check an ANA 787 airplane at Takamatsu Airport on Jan. 18. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
All Nippon Airways, the biggest customer for Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner, wants the plane maker to compensate it in cash, rather than discounts on future purchases, for losses...
Japan identifies some Boeing 787 problems
An oil leak was caused by an improper paint job that led to a switch not working properly, according to the Transport Ministry's investigation released Feb. 22 into problems that occurred with the 787 Dreamliner in January. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Japanese authorities have identified the causes of fuel leaks and other problems with Boeing's 787 but are still investigating the more serious battery problem that forced an...
UPDATE: Japan probe finds miswiring of Boeing 787 battery
Inspectors from Japanese and U.S. authorities check an ANA 787 airplane at Takamatsu Airport on Jan. 18. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
A probe into the overheating of a lithium ion battery in an All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 that made an emergency landing found it was improperly wired, Japan's Transport...
U.N. agency moves to kill aircraft battery exemption
The damaged main battery of an All Nippon Airways 787, left, and the undamaged auxiliary battery. The same battery model was equipped on the Japan Airlines 787. (Provided by Japan Transport Safety Board)
WASHINGTON--A U.N. agency that sets global aviation safety standards is moving to prevent aircraft batteries like the one that caught fire on a Boeing 787 last month from being ...
Japan’s 787 probe finds thermal runaway in battery
Six of the eight cells in the ANA 787's overheated battery are severely charred. (Provided by the Japan Transportation Safety Board)
An investigation into a lithium-ion battery that overheated on a Boeing 787 flight in Japan last month found evidence of the same type of “thermal runaway'' seen in a similar ...
Batteries can fly, but Boeing's 787 grounded
ANA 787 aircrafts are parked at Haneda Airport following a grounding order from the transport ministry. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
At the same time the U.S. government certified Boeing's 787 Dreamliners as safe, federal rules barred the type of batteries used to power the airliner's electrical systems from ...
Japanese airlines had 787 battery issues before recent incidents
An inspector at the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board checks a damaged battery of a JAL 787 airplane on Jan. 23. (Provided by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board)
Japan's two biggest airlines replaced lithium-ion batteries on their Boeing 787 Dreamliners in the months before separate incidents led to the technologically advanced aircraft ...
U.S. regulator asks Boeing for full battery history
Inspectors check the front landing gear of All Nippon Airway's Boeing 787 at Takamatsu airport in Kagawa Prefecture on Jan. 17. (The Asahi Shimbun)
U.S. regulators said on Jan. 30 they asked Boeing Co. to provide a full operating history of lithium-ion batteries used in its grounded 787 Dreamliners after Japan's All Nippon ...
Burnt circuit boards snag Japan Boeing 787 probe
Burnt circuit boards snag Japan Boeing 787 probe. (Photo provided by NTSB)
A device seen as key to explaining why a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet made an emergency landing in Japan last week is burnt and unlikely to provide safety inspectors with data...
For ANA, Boeing 787 grounding may dent growth plan
ANA 787 aircrafts are parked at Haneda Airport following a grounding order from the transport ministry. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
All Nippon Airways, which currently has the biggest fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, may have to scale back its next 2-year plan as it weighs the mounting cost of the new...
U.S. cites thermal damage in 787 battery involved in Boston fire
The damaged main battery of an All Nippon Airways 787, left, and the undamaged auxiliary battery. The same battery model was equipped on the Japan Airlines 787. (Provided by Japan Transport Safety Board)
WASHINGTON--The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on Jan. 23 said its investigation into a fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Boston earlier this month had revealed...