Boeing Co http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25408/all en 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 Thomson Reuters 5733186 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 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 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 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 Thomson Reuters 5739715 at http://www.globalpost.com US NTSB doing detailed analysis of damaged Boeing 787 battery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/blank-headline-received-16 <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 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday said it was continuing to investigate a Jan. 7 battery fire on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner at Boston airport, and had shifted into a more detailed, microscopic examination of the damaged battery.</p> <p>It said experts at the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center laboratories were looking at the second, undamaged battery pulled from the same plane for signs of in-service damage and manufacturing defects.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/blank-headline-received-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Co Rechargeable batteries Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741242 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-US NTSB takes microscopes to damaged Boeing 787 battery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-us-ntsb-takes-microscopes-damaged-boeing-787-battery <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>* No answers on root cause yet</p> <p>* Boeing providing information on 787 fleet</p> <p>* U.S. Navy experts looking at second battery from Boston 787</p> <p>By Andrea Shalal-Esa</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday it was carrying out a detailed, microscopic investigation of a battery that caught fire on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner in Boston this month as the probe dragged into a fourth week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-us-ntsb-takes-microscopes-damaged-boeing-787-battery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation accidents and incidents Battery Boeing Co Transport Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 23:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741297 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Boeing sees no big impact from 787 woes, profit beats http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/update-3-boeing-sees-no-big-impact-787-woes-profit-beats <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 tops estimate by 9 cents</p> <p>* Quarterly revenue rises 14 percent</p> <p>By Alwyn Scott</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Boeing Co posted stronger-than-expected profit on Wednesday as its backlog of orders rose, and said its 2013 forecast assumed no significant financial impact from the grounding of its 787 Dreamliner jet by regulators.</p> <p>Its shares were up 1.2 percent at $74.50.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/update-3-boeing-sees-no-big-impact-787-woes-profit-beats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Co Star Alliance Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:00:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741571 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Boeing working on 787 battery changes for fire risk-WSJ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-4-boeing-working-787-battery-changes-fire-risk-wsj <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 not finalized - paper</p> <p>* Best-case scenario has flights resuming next month</p> <p>* FAA clears one-off 787 "ferry" flight</p> <p>* 787 launch customer ANA cancels 1,887 flights for March 1-30</p> <p>* Japan's major airlines unaware of Boeing's battery plans</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-4-boeing-working-787-battery-changes-fire-risk-wsj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Boeing Co Politics Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 03:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748428 at http://www.globalpost.com AIRSHOW-Boeing to address compensation after Dreamliner back in air-exec http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/airshow-boeing-address-compensation-after-dreamliner-back-air-e <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>BANGALORE, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Boeing Co will address compensation claims from customers of its 787 Dreamliner jets after the grounded aircraft are back in service, the company's vice-president for sales in Asia Pacific and India said on Thursday.</p> <p>"The focus is to get the airplane back, then we will deal with that issue (of compensation) like we dealt with all these deliveries that are happening," Dinesh Keskar told Reuters on the sidelines of an air show in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/airshow-boeing-address-compensation-after-dreamliner-back-air-e" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Co Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 06:30:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748493 at http://www.globalpost.com AIRSHOW-Boeing defence contracts unaffected by India budget cuts-exec http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/airshow-boeing-defence-contracts-unaffected-india-budget-cuts-e <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 helicopter contract talks proceed as planned-exec</p> <p>* U.S. company sees additional opportunities for C-17 sales</p> <p>* Boeing in talks with Indian airlines for 737-MAX sales</p> <p>* India defence spending to be tightened By Anurag Kotoky and A. Anathalakshmi</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/airshow-boeing-defence-contracts-unaffected-india-budget-cuts-e" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Co Business Dinesh Keskar Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 07:30:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748517 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-US clears Boeing 787 for test flights, as delays loom http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-us-regulator-raises-prospect-longer-delay-boeing-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>* FAA clears plane for test flights</p> <p>* NTSB pinpoints short circuit in single cell</p> <p>* Battery certification process to be reconsidered</p> <p>* Investors underestimating delays: analysts</p> <p>By Jim Wolf and Alwyn Scott</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-us-regulator-raises-prospect-longer-delay-boeing-787" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing 787 Dreamliner Boeing Co National Transportation Safety Board Technology the Boeing Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:30:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749361 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Boeing completes 'uneventful' test flight of 787 Dreamliner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-boeing-787-dreamliner-undergoing-test-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>CHICAGO, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Boeing Co completed what it called an uneventful flight on Saturday of a test 787 Dreamliner, its first since the airplanes were grounded more than three weeks ago after a series of battery-related problems.</p> <p>The test flight to gather detailed information on the airplane's lithium-ion batteries lasted two hours and 19 minutes, taking off from and returning to Boeing Field in Seattle, Boeing said.</p> <p>"The crew reports that the flight was uneventful," Boeing said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-boeing-787-dreamliner-undergoing-test-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Boeing 787 Dreamliner Boeing Co Business Star Alliance Transport Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 22:45:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5751409 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Boeing close to fixing Dreamliner battery - source http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/update-1-boeing-close-fixing-dreamliner-battery-source <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>* Gaps between cells will be bigger - source</p> <p>* Boeing says "good progress" being made</p> <p>* Air India says Boeing hopeful of getting Dreamliners flying by April</p> <p>By Anurag Kotoky</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Boeing Co has found a way to fix battery problems on its grounded 787 Dreamliner jets that involves increasing the space between the lithium ion battery cells, a source familiar with the U.S. company's plans told Reuters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/update-1-boeing-close-fixing-dreamliner-battery-source" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Co the Boeing Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 09:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5760839 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Boeing proposes full 787 battery fix to FAA-sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/update-1-boeing-proposes-full-787-battery-fix-faa-sources <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 Andrea Shalal-Esa</p> <p>WASHINGTON/SEATTLE, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Friday gave U.S. aviation regulators its plan to fix the volatile battery aboard its new 787 Dreamliner, even though investigators have not yet determined what caused the batteries to overheat on two planes last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/update-1-boeing-proposes-full-787-battery-fix-faa-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Boeing 787 Dreamliner Boeing Co Chemistry Energy Rechargeable batteries Technology the Boeing Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:15:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5763773 at http://www.globalpost.com