Air Austral Grounds Boeing 787-8 After Trent 1000 Engine Check

Credit: Rob Finlayson
PARIS—La Reunion-based Air Austral said it had grounded one of its Boeing 787-8s for at least two months following a June 3 planned check of the Trent 1000 engines that power it, leaving it looking for solutions to maintain its flight schedules over the peak summer season. The Indian Ocean-focused...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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