UPDATE – Boeing is telling its airline customers that it expects to resume deliveries of the 787 in the second half of this year, Reuters has reported on April 20. The report hasn’t been officially confirmed, but United Airlines and American Airlines are...
UPDATE – Boeing has taken a pre-tax non-cash charge of $3.460 billion on the 787 program as deliveries remain suspended over quality issues. Abnormal costs for the Dreamliner increased by $285 million in Q4 and total approximately $2.0 billion, with most being...
UPDATE – Another quality issue has hit the Boeing 787. This time, it isn’t composites that are questioned but the structural integrity of certain titanium parts that are used inside the cabin. AirInsight learns that Boeing has been dealing with the issue for at...
There seems to be no quick fix to the issues that have suspended deliveries of the Boeing 787 since May. According to a Wall Street Journal news report, a difference of opinion within Boeing on the status of the Dreamliner issues has made the FAA decide to block the...
News: In recent weeks, Boeing has self-reported difficulties it discovered in quality control with the Boeing 787. Incredibly, the fourth area of concern has now been identified, involving shims in the vertical stabilizer, with a potential impact on about 900...
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