Star Alliance http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24644/all en WRAPUP 2-Boeing Dreamliner incidents raise concerns about jet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/wrapup-2-boeing-dreamliner-incidents-raise-concerns-about-jet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alwyn Scott NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jet on Tuesday suffered its second mishap in two days, with the same airline and at the same U.S. airport - the latest in a series of setbacks that have heightened safety concerns over the new aircraft. A fuel leak forced a 787 operated by Japan Airlines to cancel takeoff at Boston's Logan International Airport, a day after an electrical fire on another 787 after a JAL flight to Boston from Tokyo. Asian customers rallied behind the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/wrapup-2-boeing-dreamliner-incidents-raise-concerns-about-jet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Star Alliance Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 07:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731985 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 3-Boeing Dreamliner incidents raise safety concerns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/wrapup-3-boeing-dreamliner-incidents-raise-safety-concerns <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alwyn Scott and James Topham NEW YORK/TOKYO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jet suffered a third mishap in as many days on Wednesday, heightening safety concerns after a string of setbacks for the new aircraft. Japan's All Nippon Airways said it was forced to cancel a 787 Dreamliner flight scheduled to from fly from Yamaguchi prefecture in western Japan to Tokyo due to brake problems.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/wrapup-3-boeing-dreamliner-incidents-raise-safety-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Star Alliance Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732131 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Windscreen crack is latest Boeing Dreamliner mishap http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-windscreen-crack-latest-boeing-dreamliner-mishap <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Flight from Tokyo landed safely at Matsuyama airport</p> <p>* No injuries reported</p> <p>* Cockpit window had spider web-like crack</p> <p>* Dreamliner due to launch ANA Tokyo-San Jose service later Friday</p> <p>* India "concerned" at 787 glitches - govt official</p> <p>By Kentaro Sugiyama and James Topham</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-windscreen-crack-latest-boeing-dreamliner-mishap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Star Alliance Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 06:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732992 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-JAL's grounded Boeing Dreamliner leaks fuel in tests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-3-jals-grounded-boeing-dreamliner-leaks-fuel-tests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By James Topham and Alwyn Scott</p> <p>TOKYO/SEATTLE, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Japan Airlines Co (JAL) said on Sunday that a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet undergoing checks in Tokyo following a fuel leak at Boston airport last week had leaked fuel during tests earlier in the day.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-3-jals-grounded-boeing-dreamliner-leaks-fuel-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Star Alliance Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 19:00:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733888 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa falls on market talk of stock placement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/lufthansa-falls-market-talk-stock-placement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON/FRANKFURT, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Shares in German airline Lufthansa were among the worst-performing blue-chip stocks in Europe on Tuesday as three traders cited market speculation of a placement of shares in the company.</p> <p>The traders cited market rumours that Lufthansa shares were being placed at 14.43 euros a share. One trader said the rumoured placement was being handled by UBS.</p> <p>Lufthansa shares were down 2.2 percent at 14.32 euros by 0820 GMT, underperforming a 0.3 percent decline on Germany's benchmark DAX equity index.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/lufthansa-falls-market-talk-stock-placement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Investment Lufthansa Star Alliance Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:00:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734576 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-U.S. FAA grounds Boeing 787 over battery concerns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-8-japanese-airlines-ground-787s-after-latest-emergency <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Follows incident in Japan on Wednesday</p> <p>* JAL, ANA already grounded their 787 fleets</p> <p>* Shares fall 2 pct in after-hours trading</p> <p>* Not expected to affect orders</p> <p>By Andrea Shalal-Esa and Alwyn Scott</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-8-japanese-airlines-ground-787s-after-latest-emergency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Co Entertainment Star Alliance Technology the Boeing company Transport U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:28:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735196 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-UPDATE 8-Japanese airlines ground 787s after latest emergency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/rpt-update-8-japanese-airlines-ground-787s-after-latest-emergen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Passengers, crew evacuate safely after emergency landing</p> <p>* ANA and JAL ground all 787s</p> <p>* Boeing: Aware of reports, working with customer</p> <p>* Smell like burning plastic - passenger</p> <p>* Battery discolored, signs of leak - ANA</p> <p>By Mayumi Negishi and Tim Kelly</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/rpt-update-8-japanese-airlines-ground-787s-after-latest-emergen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Entertainment Star Alliance Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:05:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735283 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-U.S., others ground Boeing Dreamliner indefinitely http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/wrapup-1-us-others-ground-boeing-dreamliner-indefinitely <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Europe, Japan and India on Thursday joined the United States in grounding Boeing Co's 787, a day after a second incident involving battery failure caused one of the Dreamliner passenger jets to make an emergency landing.</p> <p>The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it would temporarily ground Boeing's newest commercial airliner and insisted airlines would have to demonstrate the lithium ion batteries were safe before they could resume flying. It gave no details on when that might happen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/wrapup-1-us-others-ground-boeing-dreamliner-indefinitely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Co Entertainment Star Alliance Technology the Boeing company Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 04:15:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735416 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 5-Most Boeing Dreamliners grounded for battery checks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/wrapup-2-most-boeing-dreamliners-grounded-battery-checks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Most regulators follow FAA in grounding 787s</p> <p>* Poland's LOT first to say to seek compensation from Boeing</p> <p>* JAL cancels Tokyo-San Diego flights for a week</p> <p>* Boeing shares fall 1.3 pct</p> <p>By James Topham and Alwyn Scott</p> <p>TOKYO/SEATTLE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Airlines scrambled on Thursday to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan, Qatar and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/wrapup-2-most-boeing-dreamliners-grounded-battery-checks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Star Alliance Technology Transport War Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 08:00:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735461 at http://www.globalpost.com Gleaming new 787s stack up at Boeing factory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/gleaming-new-787s-stack-at-boeing-factory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Boeing continues 787 production despite FAA grounding</p> <p>* ANA, Hainan, JAL, LOT, Polish 787s in line for delivery</p> <p>By Bill Rigby</p> <p>SEATTLE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - At the giant plant north of Seattle where most 787 Dreamliners are made, Boeing Co mechanics and engineers darted back and forth quickly and quietly on Wednesday, readying aircraft for delivery even as U.S. authorities grounded them.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/gleaming-new-787s-stack-at-boeing-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Star Alliance Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 08:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735462 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 6-Boeing Dreamliners grounded worldwide on battery checks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/wrapup-6-boeing-dreamliners-grounded-worldwide-battery-checks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Most regulators follow FAA in grounding 787s * Poland's LOT first to seek compensation from Boeing * JAL cancels Tokyo-San Diego flights for a week * Boeing shares up about 0.6 pct By James Topham and Alwyn Scott TOKYO/SEATTLE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Airlines scrambled on Thursday to rearrange flights as regulators around the world joined the United States in grounding Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/wrapup-6-boeing-dreamliners-grounded-worldwide-battery-checks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Star Alliance Technology Transport War Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735770 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 4-787 probe far from complete, regulator 'very concerned' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/wrapup-3-us-regulators-boeing-787-probe-far-complete <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Regulator cites 'very serious air safety concern'</p> <p>* Some tests could take weeks</p> <p>* United says it still expects deliveries</p> <p>By Andrea Shalal-Esa and Jim Wolf</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the aircraft.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/wrapup-3-us-regulators-boeing-787-probe-far-complete" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Star Alliance Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 22:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739113 at http://www.globalpost.com ANA flight cancellations top 450 with Boeing jet grounded http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/ana-flight-cancellations-top-450-boeing-jet-grounded <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - All Nippon Airways Co, which has the biggest fleet of Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jets, on Friday cancelled another 78 flights scheduled for Jan. 29-31 - bringing total cancellations at the Japanese carrier since one of the planes made an emergency landing on Jan. 16 to 459.</p> <p>All Dreamliners have been grounded since Jan. 17 due to unexplained battery problems.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/ana-flight-cancellations-top-450-boeing-jet-grounded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All Nippon Airways Co Aviation Human Interest Star Alliance Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 02:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739175 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's airlines back Boeing, as battery probes make slow progress http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/japans-airlines-back-boeing-battery-probes-make-slow-progress <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* ANA cancels another 78 Dreamliner flights</p> <p>* ANA and JAL say sticking to orders for 87 Boeing 787s</p> <p>* Transport Minister: maybe time to reinforce the investigation</p> <p>* Boston, Japan batteries made on different dates - ministry</p> <p>* Japan probe snagged as battery data recorder burnt</p> <p>By Tim Kelly and James Topham</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/japans-airlines-back-boeing-battery-probes-make-slow-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Star Alliance Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:45:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739317 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's ANA cancels another 379 Dreamliner flights http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/japans-ana-cancels-another-379-dreamliner-flights <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - All Nippon Airways Co, which has the biggest fleet of Dreamliner jets, on Saturday cancelled another 379 flights scheduled for Feb. 1-18, almost doubling the number of its cancellations since one of the planes made an emergency landing.</p> <p>The latest cancellations brings the number of ANA flights stopped since the Jan. 16 emergency landing in western Japan to 838. All Dreamliners have been grounded since Jan. 17 due to unexplained battery problems.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/japans-ana-cancels-another-379-dreamliner-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All Nippon Airways Co Aviation Star Alliance Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 02:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739733 at http://www.globalpost.com