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  • Air India to raise bridge loan of $500 mn for buying 4 Dreamliners 20-04-2014 09:57 AM

    New Delhi: Expecting deliveries of five more Dreamliners between May and November, Air India plans to raise bridge loan of $500 million to finance the purchase of four of these aircraft and use them to launch flights to new destinations like Moscow, Rome and Milan. The national carrier, which has...
  • Boeing 787 snag causes Air India return to London 22-01-2014 12:49 PM

    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Air India this week returned to London due to a communications problem, but has since been operational, the state-run carrier said on Wednesday. The aircraft's transponder failed during the flight on Sunday from London to New Delhi, Air India spokesman GP Rao said, adding...
  • Boeing warns of engine icing risk on 747-8s, Dreamliners 23-11-2013 11:35 PM

    Boeing advised airlines on Friday about a risk of engine icing problems on its new 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner planes with engines made by General Electric, urging 15 carriers to avoid flying them near high-level thunderstorms. The warning led Japan Airlines to pull 787 Dreamliners from two international routes. Other...
  • Boeing jumbo jet lands at wrong US airport 22-11-2013 12:17 AM

    Wichita (US):Boeing says a 747 jumbo jet used to haul parts for construction of its new 787 Dreamliner jet landed at the wrong Kansas airport. The plane maker says the Dreamlifter landed safely last evening at Colonel James Jabara Airport, several miles from McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita where...
  • Air India Dreamliner makes an emergency landing in Delhi 05-11-2013 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is in the news once again for the wrong reasons. Soon after the windscreen of an Air India Dreamliner plane flying from Delhi to Melbourne developed a crack, yet another incident involving the plane has been reported. An Air India flight AI-116 London to...
  • Qatar Airways to extend Dreamliner route network to India 20-08-2013 03:51 PM

    Qatar Airways has announced plans to extend its Boeing 787 Dreamliner route network to India with the launch of services to and from Delhi and Bangalore starting September 1 this year. The introduction of the service promises the airlines' passengers with an unparallelled level of service, comfort and travel experience....
  • Air India to launch Birmingham-Delhi direct flights 24-06-2013 08:44 AM

    London: Air India will launch direct flights between Birmingham and New Delhi from August 1, with its new Boeing 787-800 'Dreamliner' aircraft, it was announced on Sunday. The flights will operate four times a week - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving from Delhi into Birmingham at 1900 hours and...
  • Dreamliner will be the gamechanger, says Ajit Singh 15-06-2013 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: According to Airports Council International (ACI), India can emerge as the third largest aviation market by 2029. All hopes now lie on Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft which is grounded for four months. The Maharaja has seen many troubled days due to losses, strikes and losing out on profitable...
  • Air India to expand global network with Dreamliners 09-06-2013 09:10 PM

    London: Air India plans to expand its globaL network using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which will emerge as the "game changer" for the national carrier, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Sunday. "We are expanding our network with Dreamliners. The B787s will be game changer for Air india,"...
  • Air India redeploys Dreamliners, pushes for modified planes 18-05-2013 08:59 AM

    According to reports, the Boeing team is working on a new and improved design of Dreamliners. Air India has pressed the first of its modified Dreamliners into service as it redeploys the planes. Air India had grounded all six Dreamliners on January 17 after All Nipon Airlines of Japan reported...
  • Boeing says AI can redeploy all Dreamliners in May 17-05-2013 09:50 PM

    Mumbai: Boeing on Friday said it will ready the remaining four grounded Dreamliners of Air India within this month and also deliver the seventh 787 to the national carrier by end of the month. After grounding all the six Dreamliners on January 17, Air India on Wednesday put two Dreamliners...
  • 'Air India to resume 787 Dreamliner flights from Wednesday' 14-05-2013 01:06 PM

    New Delhi: State-run Air India Ltd will resume flying its Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner passenger jets from Wednesday, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Tuesday, almost four months after the planes were grounded due to safety concerns. Air India has six Dreamliners and has ordered 21 more. The planes...
  • Dreamliners grounding: Boeing to compensate Air India 02-05-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has agreed to compensate Air India for the grounding of the Dreamliner aircraft due to battery-fire incidents, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday. Minister of State for Civil Aviation KC Venugopal replied in affirmative when he was asked whether Boeing had agreed to pay...
  • Ethiopia flies first Dreamliner since grounding 28-04-2013 09:45 AM

    Kampala: A Boeing 787 operated by Ethiopian Airlines flew from Ethiopia to Kenya's capital Saturday, the first commercial flight since air safety authorities grounded the Dreamliners after incidents with smoldering batteries on two different planes in January. The Boeing 787 passenger jet arrived in Nairobi on Saturday afternoon after a...
  • Ethiopian launches first 787 Dreamliner flight since grounding 27-04-2013 08:54 PM

    Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Airlines on Saturday became the world's first carrier to resume flights with Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets, a Reuters witness said, three months after they were grounded over battery meltdowns. An Ethiopian Dreamliner passenger jet left Addis Ababa for a scheduled flight to Nairobi just before...
  • Air India's Dreamliner may take to sky soon 20-04-2013 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: Air India's Dreamliner Aircraft, grounded since January after incidents of battery fire, may take to the sky in the next two weeks, officials said on Saturday. US Federal officials have accepted Boeing's revamped battery system for its beleaguered 787 Dreamliners and intend to lift a three-month-old order grounding...
  • US approves resumption of Boeing 787 flights 20-04-2013 08:29 AM

    Washington: Federal officials have accepted Boeing's revamped battery system for its beleaguered 787 Dreamliners and intend to lift a three-month-old order grounding the planes. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement on Saturday that it will next week send airlines instructions and publish a notice lifting the grounding order....
  • Boeing finishes 787 testing, focus shifts to regulators 06-04-2013 02:58 PM

    New York: With a successful flight on Friday, Boeing moved closer to proving that a revamped safety system can prevent batteries on its new 787 Dreamliner from catching fire or overheating, and getting back the plane into service. Friday's test flight concludes testing after little more than three weeks, and...
  • Boeing sets final 787 Dreamliner test flight for Friday 05-04-2013 11:34 PM

    New York: Boeing Co said it plans to make a test flight later on Friday with its 787 Dreamliner jet, aimed at returning the grounded plane to service after more than two months on the ground. Boeing said the flight is scheduled to depart around 11 am PDT (11:30 pm...
  • Where Boeing stands now 16-02-2013 08:56 AM

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