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ANA announces first routes for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Launching Haneda - Frankfurt as long-haul international
Haneda - Beijing as the first regular international route
Haneda - Okayama as the first domestic route
Charter flight between Narita and Hong Kong

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Boeing freezes 787 production line in place for fifth time

Boeing freezes 787 production line in place for fifth time | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing has suspended deliveries of 787 Dreamliner airplane sections from its suppliers to the assembly line in Everett and will hold the line in place a month while mechanics catch up on work.
Spokesman Scott Lefeber said the production slowdown won't affect the first Dreamliner delivery.
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Boeing Talks To Airlines About Bigger 787

Boeing, eager to live down three years of embarrassing delays to its 787 Dreamliner, has begun talking up a bigger version of the plane, and one executive said it could announce customers as early as next year.
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Kenya Airways confirms Boeing compensation for 787 delay

Kenya Airways confirms Boeing compensation for 787 delay | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Kenya Airways received compensation from Boeing for the delay of its Dreamliners, although the amount does not fully cover the expenses associated with the delay.
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Boeing woos THAI with aggressive pricing

Boeing says it has adopted a very aggressive pricing approach in the contest with rival Airbus to deliver 75 jets to Thai Airways International.
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Odds and Ends: $19bn cash turnaround for Boeing

Potential cash turnaround on 787 is enormous. By the end of this year, Boeing plans to have amassed $19 bil in 787 inventory, most of which will consist of so called deferred production costs, or the extra cost above the long-term average to build the first few dozen aircraft. We expect the initial 787 block to be 1,000 aircraft, which should take ~8 years to deliver.
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Boeing Hints at 787 Production Boost

Boeing Hints at 787 Production Boost | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing is committed to building ten 787s a month by 2013, but robust demand could push that number higher.
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Boeing’s missteps on 787 cost it ‘billions upon billions’

Boeing’s outsourcing missteps on the 787 Dreamliner program cost billions of dollars, but the company has learned from those and the airplane is still on track to be profitable, top executives said.
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Boeing will build next 787's first horizontal tails in Seattle

Boeing has decided the horizontal tails on the next version won't be made in Italy, as they are for the initial 787-8 model.
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Boeing 787 engine certified for extended operations

Boeing 787 engine certified for extended operations | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration granted ETOPS certification for jets with two Trent 1000 engines to fly 330 minutes from the nearest airport, allowing long-range ocean and polar routes.
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Boeing May Risk More Penalties After Sixth 787 Delay

Penalty payments to 787 buyers may reach about $5 billion, Myles Walton, a Deutsche Bank AG analyst in New York, said before today’s delay.
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Aeroflot seeks penalty payments from Boeing for late deliveries

Aeroflot seeks penalty payments from Boeing for late deliveries | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Aeroflot, Russia's largest airline threatened a $100 million penalty to Boeing, which has postponed delivery of 22 Boeing-787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft from 2014 to 2016.
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Boeing’s Delays on 787 May End as Analysts See On-Time Entry

Boeing’s Delays on 787 May End as Analysts See On-Time Entry | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
The world’s first composite-plastic airliner probably will be delivered to its first customer, Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co., by September as promised, according to 10 of 11 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.
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Boeing halts 787 line for a month

Boeing halts 787 line for a month | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing has instituted an approximately one-month hold on the 787 final assembly line and a halt in structural deliveries to its Everett factory.
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Boeing says may have decision on 737 by year-end

Boeing exec says may make decision on 737 by year-end.
May shift design resources to 787-10 in 2016.
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Eight more 787s fall off Boeing order book

Boeing's 787 order backlog has fallen by eight aircraft, although it is unclear which customer is responsible. To the end of May the airframer had...
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Boeing aims at smooth ramp-up

Boeing aims at smooth ramp-up | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing is increasing its production to record levels as it aims to thwart to new entrants and benefit from the general upswing in the aerospace market...
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Air India Said to Consider Boeing 787 Delay, May Free Up 2nd-Operator Slot

Air India Said to Consider Boeing 787 Delay, May Free Up 2nd-Operator Slot | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Air India Ltd. , due to be the second operator of Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner, is considering asking the planemaker to defer deliveries of the aircraft because of a lack of cash, two people familiar with the airline’s plan said.
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Boeing Can’t Move 787 Work Without Permission, Alenia Says

A Boeing Co. supplier said it was “surprised” by a report that the planemaker plans to take over production of the 787 Dreamliner’s tail section for future models, and that it would have to agree to any move.
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Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO says 787 lessons weigh on 737 successor decision

Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO says 787 lessons weigh on 737 successor decision | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Albaugh explained that much of the "very deliberate" decision-making process on whether to re-engine the 737NG or build an all-new aircraft will hinge on how comfortable the company is with launching a new aircraft program following the many lessons learned from the 787's numerous development problems.
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Boeing lifts the cover on new 787-10X rendering

Boeing lifts the cover on new 787-10X rendering | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
In his Boeing Investor Conference presentation today, 787 vice president and general manager, Scott Fancher, included something extra in his accompanying slides: A new rendering of Boeing's 787-10X.
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NLRB: Boeing Not Shut Out of S.C.

NLRB: Boeing Not Shut Out of S.C. | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Hysteria over an NLRB ruling on Boeing's South Carolina 787 plant obscures the ruling's limited scope.
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Air India blames Boeing for financial woes

Air India has claimed $710 million in compensation from Boeing. Boeing has agreed so far to pay $145 million.
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A wing and a prayer: outsourcing at boeing

The Dreamliner is three years behind schedule and massively over budget. What went wrong? Critics point to outsourcing.
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Delivery date of Qantas 787s up in the air

Delivery date of Qantas 787s up in the air | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
QANTAS still does not have a definitive delivery date for its new aircraft type, the Boeing 787.
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