Boeing is advancing toward full-activation of what it sees as a second 787 factory at its Everett, Washington facility, one designed to incorporate the aircraft's final certified configuration into dozens of Dreamliners already built.
Boeing's 787 updated production schedule - also known as Z23 - is now out and being shared with customers, who in turn, are providing delivery guidance publicly on the arrival of their first Dreamliners, if they choose to do so.
Kenya Airways said it reached a settlement with Boeing on a new delivery schedule for nine Boeing 787-8s, and finalized a purchase agreement signed in 2006 after previously threatening to cancel the order over the delays to the program.
Good things, they say, come to those who wait...and wait. After more than three years of delays, All Nippon Airways is now confident enough in Boeing's latest schedule that it has finally started training its pilots to fly the Dreamliner....