Association of Asia Pacific Airlines http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24904/all en UPDATE 1-Boeing top engineer says he's confident 787 is safe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-boeing-top-engineer-says-hes-confident-787-safe <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 Tim Hepher and Karen Jacobs</p> <p>Jan 9 (Reuters) - Boeing Co rolled out the Dreamliner's chief engineer to try to quell concerns about the new jet following three mishaps in as many days, including an electrical fire that caused severe damage to a plane.</p> <p>At a news conference on Wednesday, the engineer, Mike Sinnett, defended the 787, the world's first plastic plane, and said its problem rates are at about the same level as Boeing's successful 777 jet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-boeing-top-engineer-says-hes-confident-787-safe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:00:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732424 at http://www.globalpost.com ANA domestic 787 flight dicovered with engine oil leak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/ana-domestic-787-flight-dicovered-engine-oil-leak <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 11 (Reuters) - Oil was discovered leaking from the left engine of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight operated by All Nippon Airways on Friday, the airline said, adding to the number of recent incidents involving the aircraft.</p> <p>An ANA spokeswoman said the leak was found after the flight landed safely at Miyazaki airport in southern Japan shortly before 0600 GMT. The spokeswoman said the returning flight to Haneda airport close to Tokyo had been cancelled, and that the airline was investigating the leak.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/ana-domestic-787-flight-dicovered-engine-oil-leak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:30:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733021 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 5-U.S. launches safety review of 787 after recent issues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/wrapup-5-us-launches-safety-review-787-after-recent-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>* Comprehensive review to focus on electrical systems</p> <p>* U.S. officials say aircraft is safe to fly</p> <p>* Boeing makes offer to engineers as probe opens</p> <p>* Shares underperform since incidents began</p> <p>By Deborah Charles and Alwyn Scott</p> <p>WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. government ordered a wide-ranging review of Boeing's latest passenger jet, the 787 Dreamliner, citing concern over a fire and other recent problems but insisting the plane was still safe to fly.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/wrapup-5-us-launches-safety-review-787-after-recent-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Business Entertainment Labor Law Technology the Boeing Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 09:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733029 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Japan to probe fuel leaks on Boeing Dreamliner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-2-japan-probe-fuel-leaks-boeing-dreamliner <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 14 (Reuters) - Japan's transport ministry has launched an investigation into what caused two fuel leaks on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet operated by Japan Airlines Co, just days after U.S. authorities began a wide-ranging review of the aircraft following a series of incidents, including a battery fire.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-2-japan-probe-fuel-leaks-boeing-dreamliner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:30:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734081 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 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 FACTBOX-Latest comments from Boeing 787 customers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/factbox-latest-comments-boeing-787-customers <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) - Aviation regulators around the world have grounded Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets following about a dozen mechanical or safety incidents in recent weeks.</p> <p>Following is a list of customers for the 787, the number of planes they currently have in service and their latest comments on the plane's status:</p> <p>Air India (5 planes)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/factbox-latest-comments-boeing-787-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:15:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735668 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Boeing probe focuses on battery, more checks due http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-us-experts-investigate-boeing-787-at-japanese-airport <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>(Removes incorrect reference to Chevy Volt in 24th paragraph. The error first appeared in update 2) * U.S. team includes FAA, NTSB and Boeing experts * Japanese battery maker also helping in investigation * Damaged battery to be sent to Tokyo for further checks * ANA cancels more than 60 flights * U.S. official: No timetable to return to flight By Antoni Slodkowski TAKAMATSU, Japan, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-us-experts-investigate-boeing-787-at-japanese-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Battery Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 04:00:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735941 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-The ties that bind: Boeing unlikely to suffer Japan fall-out over 787 woes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/analysis-the-ties-bind-boeing-unlikely-suffer-japan-fall-out-ov <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 Tim Kelly</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Decades of deep business ties between Boeing Co and Japan and the thousands of jobs that depend on them mean Japan will likely keep rewarding U.S. manufacturers with the bulk of its aviation spending.</p> <p>Boeing's 80 percent share of commercial airline sales in Japan is unrivalled. In every other major market, including the United States, the U.S. planemaker's share is around half, with the rest going to European rival Airbus.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/analysis-the-ties-bind-boeing-unlikely-suffer-japan-fall-out-ov" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Co Business Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735988 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 7-Boeing probe focuses on battery, 787 deliveries halted http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-5-boeing-probe-focuses-battery-more-checks-due <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>* U.S. team includes FAA, NTSB and Boeing experts * Japanese battery maker also helping in investigation * Boeing to continue production * ANA cancels more than 60 flights * U.S. official: No timetable to return to flight By Antoni Slodkowski SEATTLE/TAKAMATSU, Japan, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. and Japanese aviation safety officials finished an initial investigation of a badly damaged battery from a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet on Friday as Boeing said it was halting deliveries until the battery concerns were resolved.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-5-boeing-probe-focuses-battery-more-checks-due" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Battery Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:00:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736440 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Investigators probe Boeing 787 battery maker http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-japan-investigate-boeing-787-battery-maker <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>* Investigation by Japanese and U.S. authorities</p> <p>* Battery maker GS Yuasa says cooperating</p> <p>* More detailed probe at plant on Tuesday</p> <p>* ANA, JAL cancel flights; no talk of Boeing compensation</p> <p>* GS Yuasa shares gain 1 pct</p> <p>By Yoshiyuki Osada and James Topham</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-japan-investigate-boeing-787-battery-maker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Transport Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 03:30:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737063 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-ANA cancels 177 more flights with 787 jet grounded http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-ana-cancels-177-more-flights-787-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 21 (Reuters) - All Nippon Airways said on Monday it cancelled 151 domestic and 26 international flights scheduled for Jan. 23-28 after Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner passenger plane was grounded, affecting more than 21,000 passengers.</p> <p>The cancellations add to the 72 flights scheduled for Jan. 19-22 that ANA called off last week.</p> <p>ANA, which flies the most Dreamliners of any airline, said in a statement it will announce on Thursday its plans on flight cancellations for dates from Jan. 29.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-ana-cancels-177-more-flights-787-jet-grounded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Transport Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737127 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Japan: overcharging unlikely cause of Dreamliner woes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/wrapup-1-japan-overcharging-unlikely-cause-dreamliner-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>* Japanese regulator agrees with U.S. counterpart on battery</p> <p>* Eaton Corp cooperating with fuel leak probe</p> <p>* Hainan Airlines says growth hampered</p> <p>By James Topham and Andrea Shalal-Esa</p> <p>TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Japanese regulators have joined their U.S. counterparts in all but ruling out overcharged batteries as the cause of recent fires on the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner, which has now been grounded for a week worldwide.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/wrapup-1-japan-overcharging-unlikely-cause-dreamliner-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738377 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 3-Still no timetable for returning Boeing 787 to flight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/wrapup-2-still-no-timetable-returning-boeing-787-flight <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>* Japanese regulator agrees with U.S. counterpart on battery</p> <p>* Eaton Corp cooperating with fuel leak probe</p> <p>* Hainan Airlines says growth hampered</p> <p>* FAA head says can not speculate on end of review</p> <p>By James Topham</p> <p>TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Japanese regulators have joined their U.S. counterparts in all but ruling out overcharged batteries as the cause of recent fires on the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner, which has been grounded for a week with no end in sight.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/wrapup-2-still-no-timetable-returning-boeing-787-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Entertainment Politics Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:15:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738492 at http://www.globalpost.com For Japan's ANA, Boeing 787 grounding may dent growth plan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/japans-ana-boeing-787-grounding-may-dent-growth-plan <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 787 at centre of ANA growth strategy</p> <p>* Long-distance capability key to new ANA routes</p> <p>* Immediate financial impact limited - analysts</p> <p>* Longer term impact will depend how long grounding lasts</p> <p>* ANA Q3 earnings die Jan. 31; JAL on Feb. 4</p> <p>By Yoko Kubota</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/japans-ana-boeing-787-grounding-may-dent-growth-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All Nippon Airways Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Human Interest Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:15:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738528 at http://www.globalpost.com