British Airways 787 powered by Roll-Royce Trent 1000 Engines. (Max Thrust Digital)
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Boeing cleared to resume 787 deliveries

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved changes made by Boeing to the way it manufactures Boeing 787 Dreamliners paving the way for the airframer to resume delivery of the type to airlines. Boeing was forced to halt production of the Dreamliner in the autumn of 2020 after manufacturing defects [read more]

Boeing demonstrated the 787-8 with a near vertical take-off (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
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FIA22: AerCap commits to more Boeing 787 aircraft

Leasing specialist AerCap has committed to a further five Boeing 787 aircraft to add its global fleet. All of the aircraft are Boeing 787-9 variants and comes as AerCap says it “believes in the aircraft.“ “AerCap is the world’s largest 787 customer and we are very pleased to strengthen that [read more]

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB on approach to Heathrow (Image: TransportMedia UK)
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British Airways 787 nose gear collapses at Heathrow

The nose gear of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner belonging to British Airways (BA/BAW )has collapsed on the stand at London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL). The aircraft, Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB, had arrived to Heathrow from Moscow operating flight BA881 and was parked when the incident occurred. The aircraft was due to operate [read more]

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 777
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Boeing & Etihad partner on 787-10 ecoDemonstrator

Boeing and Etihad Airways (EY/ETD) have announced a partnership that will see them test ways to reduce emissions and noise while flying with a sustainable fuel using a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. The ecoDemonstrator 787-10 is one that is destined to be formally delivered to Etihad later this year. Boeing and [read more]

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
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Boeing woes mount up as 787 hit by FAA directive over tyres

Seattle-based air-framer Boeing has been hit with fresh woes as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an airworthiness directive requiring modifications to the tires and wheels on its Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner models. The directive states that the tires and wheels “could be susceptible to damage” [read more]

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Norwegian 787 maintenance to be carried out at Gatwick

Norwegian has said that it will use Boeing Gatwick for the maintenance of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners from 2019. The 787’s which are currently maintained under Boeings Gold Care program have gone to various facilities including British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC). BAMC had hoped to get the long-term 787 work from [read more]