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787 Commercial Flights Set to Begin

Although there is some debate over what constitutes an official “commercial flight”, All Nippon Airways, the launch customer of the much-anticipated boeing 787, is set to begin flying passengers this week the Seattle Post Intelligencer reports. This week’s flight, which … Continue reading

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Boeing Delivers First 787 After Three Years of Delays

Finally. It took three years longer then scheduled but Boeing has delivered its first 787 to launch customer All Nippon Airways with the first plane landing in Japan early Sunday morning according to Reuters. Boeing held a ceremony over the … Continue reading

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Boeing 787 Cleared to Fly By FAA

More than eight years after the program was conceived, the FAA and Boeing announced on Friday that the FAA has approved production of the 787, meaning that airlines can begin receiving deliveries of the plane. The program has seen numerous … Continue reading

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Boeing 787 Lands in Japan, Launch Around the Corner

The Associated Press reports that with only weeks until its official launch, the Boeing 787 landed at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport for final testing as it prepares to hand the plane over to All Nippon Airways before the end of the … Continue reading

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Dreamliner Delivery on Target, 737 Decision on Hold

Reuters reports that with only a few months remaining before Boeing’s stated goal of delivering the first 787 “Dreamliner” to launch customer All Nippon Airways, the planemaker is on target to deliver the first plane by September with an August … Continue reading

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Situation in Japan Could Cause Parts Shortage for Boeing’s 787

The Wall Street Journal reports that a week after a devastating 9.0 earthquake which struck off the coast of Japan unleashing a massive tsunami, Boeing is starting to have a clearer picture of how it will impact 787 suppliers in … Continue reading

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Boeing Moves 787 Delivery Date…Up?

In what would be an usual change of direction for a plane that is more than three years behind schedule, FlightBlogger’s Jon Ostrower is claiming that Boeing¬† could deliver the first 787 to All Nippon Airways¬†by late July which would … Continue reading

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Boeing to Resume FAA Testing on 787, Updated Schedule to Follow?

Despite mixed reports today that Boeing was pushing back 787 testing to tomorrow, the company announced tonight that it had, in fact, resumed FAA certification testing today in Yuma, Ariz. according to The Seattle Times. Boeing grounded the 787 test … Continue reading

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