Boeing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24784/all en UPDATE 1-U.S. officials to review Boeing's Dreamliner - report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-us-officials-review-boeings-dreamliner-report <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>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - U.S. transportation officials will hold a press conference on Friday to discuss issues related to recent electrical problems on Boeing Co's new 787 Dreamliner, according to a person familiar with the matter.</p> <p>The source, who did not want to be identified because the information is not public, declined to provide further details.</p> <p>The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will announce a review into the jet's power system at the Friday press conference, according to Bloomberg News.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-us-officials-review-boeings-dreamliner-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 06:45:29 +0000 5732996 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. regulators say Boeing 787 is safe but needs review http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/us-regulators-say-boeing-787-safe-needs-review <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 11 (Reuters) - U.S. aviation regulators will launch a comprehensive review of the Boeing 787 airplane, with a special focus on its electrical systems, following a series of recent safety incidents, the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday.</p> <p>"We believe this is a safe aircraft," Michael Huerta said at a press conference with officials including U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Boeing commercial airplanes chief Ray Conner.</p> Boeing Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:00:11 +0000 5733174 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing says 787 issues not caused by outsourcing or production http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/boeing-says-787-issues-not-caused-outsourcing-or-production <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 11 (Reuters) - The recent safety issues with the new Boeing Co 787 passenger jet were not caused by outsourcing production or by ramping up production too quickly, the head of Boeing's commercial airplane unit said on Friday.</p> <p>At a press conference in Washington, Ray Conner said Boeing was not seeing anything "exceptionally unusual" for a new plane. Federal Aviation Administration head Michael Huerta also said a comprehensive review of the plane would start with technical experts in Seattle looking at the plane's manufacturing process.</p> Boeing Dow Jones Industrial Average Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:15:27 +0000 5733183 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing welcomes joint review of 787 safety issues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/boeing-welcomes-joint-review-787-safety-issues <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 11 (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Friday said it welcomed a joint review of safety issues with its 787 passenger jet, after a series of incidents that prompted U.S. regulators to investigate.</p> <p>"We remain fully confident in the airline's design and production system," Boeing said in a statement.</p> Boeing Boeing Co Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:15:41 +0000 5733186 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-INSTANT VIEW-Regulators say Boeing 787 is safe but needs review http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-3-instant-view-regulators-say-boeing-787-safe-needs-revi <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>(Adds quote)</p> <p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - U.S. aviation regulators will launch a comprehensive review of the Boeing 787 airplane, with a special focus on its electrical systems, following a series of recent safety incidents, the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday.</p> <p>"We believe this is a safe aircraft," Michael Huerta said at a press conference with officials including U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Boeing commercial airplanes chief Ray Conner.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-3-instant-view-regulators-say-boeing-787-safe-needs-revi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Boeing 787 Dreamliner Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:15:42 +0000 5733219 at http://www.globalpost.com NEWSMAKER-Low-profile Boeing exec faces spotlight over 787 woes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/newsmaker-low-profile-boeing-exec-faces-spotlight-over-787-woes <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>* Ray Conner runs commercial aircraft business</p> <p>* Mechanic by training who got into sales</p> <p>* So low-profile, governor misspelled his name</p> <p>By Ben Berkowitz and Tim Hepher</p> <p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - An airplane mechanic by training with an aversion to anything even resembling the spotlight, Boeing's Ray Conner now finds himself front and center of a growing crisis over the safety of the company's flagship 787 passenger jet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/newsmaker-low-profile-boeing-exec-faces-spotlight-over-787-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Dow Jones Industrial Average Ray Conner Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:45:29 +0000 5733298 at http://www.globalpost.com NEWSMAKER-UPDATE 1-Low-profile Boeing exec in spotlight over 787 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/newsmaker-update-1-low-profile-boeing-exec-spotlight-over-787 <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>* Ray Conner runs commercial aircraft business</p> <p>* Mechanic by training who got into sales</p> <p>* So low-profile, governor misspelled his name</p> <p>By Ben Berkowitz and Tim Hepher</p> <p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - An airplane mechanic by training with an aversion to anything even resembling the spotlight, Boeing's Ray Conner now finds himself front and center of a growing crisis over the safety of the company's flagship 787 passenger jet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/newsmaker-update-1-low-profile-boeing-exec-spotlight-over-787" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Dow Jones Industrial Average Ray Conner Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:45:13 +0000 5733329 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-ANALYSIS-Boeing 787 output, review threatened if engineers strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/analyis-boeing-787-output-review-threatened-if-engineers-strike <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>(Refiles to fix spelling of ANALYSIS in headline)</p> <p>By Alwyn Scott</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 16 (Reuters) - An escalating series of mishaps on Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner has dealt engineers pushing for a new contract a strong card to play at the negotiating table.</p> <p>The engineers are considered by aviation experts to be crucial to a safety review of the 787 that the Federal Aviation Administration launched last week after a fire, fuel leaks and other failures sparked widespread fears about the new jet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/analyis-boeing-787-output-review-threatened-if-engineers-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Labor Law the Boeing company Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:00:15 +0000 5735342 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. FAA temporarily grounds Boeing 787s for potential fire risk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/us-faa-temporarily-grounds-boeing-787s-potential-fire-risk <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>WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday said it would temporarily ground Boeing Co's 787s after a second incident involving battery failures caused one of the Dreamliner passenger jets to make an emergency landing in Japan.</p> <p>The FAA said airlines would have to demonstrate that the lithium ion batteries involved were safe before they could resume flying Boeing's newest commercial airliner, but gave no details on when that could occur.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/us-faa-temporarily-grounds-boeing-787s-potential-fire-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Boeing 787 Dreamliner Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:45:16 +0000 5735362 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-Boeing 787 output, review threatened if engineers strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/analysis-boeing-787-output-review-threatened-if-engineers-strik <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>(Changes dateline. Adds Boeing response to union offer, FAA grounding of 787s and Boeing response in paragraphs 6-8.)</p> <p>By Alwyn Scott</p> <p>SEATTLE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - An escalating series of mishaps on Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner has dealt engineers pushing for a new contract a strong card to play at the negotiating table.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/analysis-boeing-787-output-review-threatened-if-engineers-strik" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Labor Law the Boeing company Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 02:00:04 +0000 5735394 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-US government loans for Boeing Dreamliner not at risk -Ex-Im Bank http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-us-government-loans-boeing-dreamliner-not-at-risk-ex-i <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>* Bank authorized $3 billion for Dreamliner financing to five airlines</p> <p>* To date, disbursements total $700 million to three airlines</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Thursday that it does not expect to incur any losses on approximately $3 billion in financing that it has authorized to help foreign companies buy Boeing's 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, which has been grounded because of battery-related problems.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-us-government-loans-boeing-dreamliner-not-at-risk-ex-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:00:33 +0000 5735871 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-US safety official says unclear when 787 will fly again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-us-safety-official-says-unclear-when-787-will-fly-agai <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 Alina Selyukh</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Friday that the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jets will not fly again until authorities are "1,000 percent sure" they are safe.</p> <p>He said authorities must first fully investigate the batteries linked to recent incidents, and he could not predict when flights would resume.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-us-safety-official-says-unclear-when-787-will-fly-agai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Boeing 787 Dreamliner Ray LaHood Ray LaHood Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:00:42 +0000 5736363 at http://www.globalpost.com Top US official says working 'diligently' on Boeing 787 issues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/top-us-official-says-working-diligently-boeing-787-issues <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>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Transportation is working "diligently" on the answer to the problems behind recent safety issues on the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Wednesday.</p> <p>"We are working diligently with Boeing to figure out the problem and find a solution. Our goal is to get this done as quickly as possible, but we must be confident that the problems are solved before we can move forward," LaHood told the Aero Club of Washington, an aviation advocacy group.</p> Boeing Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:00:13 +0000 5738441 at http://www.globalpost.com US official-Gov't did the 'right thing' with Boeing 787 review http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/us-official-govt-did-the-right-thing-boeing-787-review <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 23 (Reuters) - The top U.S. transportation official on Wednesday rejected suggestions that regulators deferred to Boeing Co in their initial handling of problems with the 787 Dreamliner passenger jet.</p> <p>The government did the "right thing for the American people," Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood told an aviation event in Washington. The 787 has been grounded since last week amid a review of battery-related safety incidents.</p> Boeing Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:45:25 +0000 5738471 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-Lengthy 787 probe, fixing problem, may cost Boeing dear http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/analysis-lengthy-787-probe-fixing-problem-may-cost-boeing-dear <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>* NTSB, Japan investigations drag on</p> <p>* No clarity on problem, complexity of fix</p> <p>* Some analysts suggest six month delay possible</p> <p>* Growing fears there could be a costly production halt</p> <p>By Bill Rigby</p> <p>SEATTLE, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The slow progress of investigations into battery problems on Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jets suggest the new plane could be grounded for months, raising fears that the financial hit to Boeing will be greater than had been initially predicted.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/analysis-lengthy-787-probe-fixing-problem-may-cost-boeing-dear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Boeing Co Dow Jones Industrial Average Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 00:30:42 +0000 5739715 at http://www.globalpost.com