Boeing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27485/all en Ryanair closing in on major Boeing order - sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/ryanair-closing-major-boeing-order-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>DUBLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair is closing in on a deal to buy at least 150 Boeing 737 passenger jets and the contract could be signed within weeks, industry sources said.</p> <p>Most or all of the planes would likely be current generation 737s rather than the upcoming Max upgrade, which would allow Ryanair to secure a significant discount on the list price, two of the sources said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/ryanair-closing-major-boeing-order-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing European Low Fares Airline Association Low-cost airlines Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:30:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738309 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Ryanair closing in on major Boeing order -sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-ryanair-closing-major-boeing-order-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>* Order of at least 150 737s could be signed within weeks</p> <p>* Most or all planes likely current generation 737s -sources</p> <p>* Ryanair says order not expected until later in the year</p> <p>By Tim Hepher and Conor Humphries</p> <p>DUBLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair is closing in on a deal to buy at least 150 Boeing 737 passenger jets and the contract could be signed within weeks, industry sources said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-ryanair-closing-major-boeing-order-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing European Low Fares Airline Association Low-cost airlines Ryanair Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:45:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738402 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing asks US authorities to allow 787 test flights http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/boeing-asks-us-authorities-allow-787-test-flights <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boeing asked US aviation authorities Monday to let them carry out 787 Dreamliner test flights after the planes were grounded worldwide following a fire risk linked to the plane's lithium batteries.</p> <p>US and Japanese regulators grounded all Boeing 787 Dreamliners in mid-January until the problem can been resolved. Airlines around the world quickly followed.</p> <p>"Boeing has submitted an application to conduct 787 test flights and it is currently under evaluation by the FAA," said Boeing spokesman Marc Birtel.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/boeing-asks-us-authorities-allow-787-test-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Transport AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:01:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745998 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing 787 probe results 'weeks away': NTSB chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/boeing-787-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsb-chief-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The results of the National Transportation Safety Board's Boeing 787 Dreamliner probe will likely not be known for at least weeks, NTSB chair Deborah Hersman said Wednesday.</p> <p>"We're probably weeks away from being able to tell people what happened and what needs to be changed," Hersman said at a news conference.</p> <p>The NTSB chief declined to provide an update on the JAL probe findings ahead of an NTSB news conference on the probe set for Thursday at 11:00 am (1600 GMT).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/boeing-787-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsb-chief-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Transport War AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:30:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747933 at http://www.globalpost.com FAA clears Boeing test flights of 787 Dreamliner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/faa-clears-boeing-test-flights-787-dreamliner-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Federal Aviation Administration late Thursday approved Boeing's request to conduct test flights of its 787 Dreamliner aircraft as part of the FAA's battery fire probe.</p> <p> "As part of our ongoing efforts to determine the root cause of recent Boeing 787 lithium-ion battery incidents, the FAA will permit Boeing to conduct test flights of 787 aircraft to gather additional data," the agency said in a statement.</p> <p>"These test flights will be an important part of our efforts to ensure the safety of passengers and return these aircraft to service," the FAA said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/faa-clears-boeing-test-flights-787-dreamliner-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air safety Aviation Boeing Transport AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:45:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749492 at http://www.globalpost.com US safety board finds clue to Boeing fire, faults FAA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-safety-board-finds-clue-boeing-fire-faults-faa-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday criticized the government's certification process for the troubled Boeing 787 and said it had pinpointed how a battery fire occurred on one of the planes.</p> <p>NTSB chairwoman Deborah Hersman said investigators probing the January 7 incident on a Japan Airlines 787 Dreamliner found evidence pointing to a single cell on the battery that caught fire on the plane parked in Boston.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-safety-board-finds-clue-boeing-fire-faults-faa-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Aviation accidents and incidents Boeing Transport AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:15:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749509 at http://www.globalpost.com Norwegian Air presses Boeing over Dreamliner delay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/norwegian-air-presses-boeing-over-dreamliner-delay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle notched up the pressure on Boeing on Friday after the US aerospace giant informed it that its deliveries of the beleaguered 787 Dreamliner could be delayed.</p> <p>"As one of Boeing's biggest customers in Europe, we expect that the aircraft manufacturer does everything in its power to get the aircraft ready for delivery as soon as possible," the airline's chief executive Bjoern Kjos said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/norwegian-air-presses-boeing-over-dreamliner-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Boeing 787 Dreamliner Transport AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:46:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749866 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Expect Dreamliner delays, Boeing tells airlines http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-2-boeing-notifies-european-airlines-dreamliner-delays <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>* Thomson Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle told to wait</p> <p>* Airlines will consider alternatives</p> <p>* Japanese carriers rally on test flight news</p> <p>* Airbus considers battery change amid Boeing woes</p> <p>By Brenda Goh and Bill Rigby</p> <p>LONDON/SEATTLE, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Boeing Co told two European airlines their deliveries of 787 Dreamliner jets would be delayed, underlining the uncertainty surrounding the future of the plane and the mounting costs related to its grounding.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-2-boeing-notifies-european-airlines-dreamliner-delays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Entertainment Oneworld Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:45:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750290 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing conducts test flight to probe battery fires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/boeing-conducts-test-flight-probe-battery-fires <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boeing on Saturday was carrying out a test flight of its 787 Dreamliner as part of investigations into recent battery fires that grounded the aircraft.</p> <p>Boeing said the flight took off from Seattle, Washington at 12:32 local time (2032 GMT) and was to remain airborne for around two hours. The flight was approved earlier in the week by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/boeing-conducts-test-flight-probe-battery-fires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Transport AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 21:45:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751384 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing conducts test flight to probe battery fires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/boeing-conducts-test-flight-probe-battery-fires-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boeing on Saturday carried out a test flight of its 787 Dreamliner as part of investigations into recent battery fires that grounded the aircraft.</p> <p>The flight took off from Seattle, Washington at 12:32 pm local time (2032 GMT and landed at 2:51 pm (2251 GMT), Boeing said. The flight was approved earlier in the week by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/boeing-conducts-test-flight-probe-battery-fires-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Transport AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 00:00:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751437 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing conducts test flight to probe battery fires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/boeing-conducts-test-flight-probe-battery-fires-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boeing on Saturday carried out an "uneventful" test flight of its 787 Dreamliner as part of investigations into recent battery fires that led international regulators to ground the aircraft.</p> <p>The flight took off from Seattle, Washington with a crew of 13 pilots and testing personnel at 12:32 pm local time (2032 GMT) and landed at 2:51 pm (2251 GMT), Boeing said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/boeing-conducts-test-flight-probe-battery-fires-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Transport AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 03:15:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751471 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing conducts test flight to probe battery fires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/boeing-conducts-test-flight-probe-battery-fires <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boeing on Saturday carried out an "uneventful" test flight of its 787 Dreamliner as part of investigations into recent battery fires that led international regulators to ground the aircraft.</p> <p>The flight took off from Seattle, Washington with a crew of 13 pilots and testing personnel at 12:32 pm local time (2032 GMT) and landed at 2:51 pm (2251 GMT), Boeing said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/boeing-conducts-test-flight-probe-battery-fires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Transport AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 06:15:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751531 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing seeks temporary fix for suspect batteries: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/boeing-seeks-temporary-fix-suspect-batteries-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US aerospace giant Boeing is considering an interim plan to protect its 787 Dreamliner if its batteries overheat or catch fire, according to a report Monday in the Seattle Times.</p> <p>Boeing's flagship new jet has been banned from flight worldwide since the middle of last month after battery smoke forced an emergency landing of one plane and a battery fire was reported on a parked jet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/boeing-seeks-temporary-fix-suspect-batteries-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aerospace Aviation Boeing Transport AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:01:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5759206 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing seeks temporary fix for suspect batteries: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/boeing-seeks-temporary-fix-suspect-batteries-report-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US aerospace giant Boeing is considering an interim plan to protect its 787 Dreamliner if its batteries overheat or catch fire, according to a report Monday in the Seattle Times.</p> <p>Boeing's flagship new jet has been banned from flight worldwide since the middle of last month after battery smoke forced an emergency landing of one plane and a battery fire was reported on a parked jet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/boeing-seeks-temporary-fix-suspect-batteries-report-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aerospace Aviation Boeing Transport AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:31:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5759363 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing engineers, techs split on new contracts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/boeing-engineers-techs-split-new-contracts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boeing's engineers have voted to accept the US aerospace giant's offer on a new four-year contract while technical workers rejected theirs and authorized a possible strike, their union said.</p> <p>The Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) union announced the vote tallies late Tuesday, as Boeing works to fix a battery problem that has grounded its 787 Dreamliners.</p> <p>"There are pathways to a negotiated agreement available," SPEEA's executive director Ray Goforth said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/boeing-engineers-techs-split-new-contracts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Boeing Business Labor Law Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace Technology Transport AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:00:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5760871 at http://www.globalpost.com