Boeing 787

By Sean Broderick
New allegations suggest that Boeing’s willful disregard of quality assurance in its commercial aircraft production remained in place as recently as late 2023.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Sean Broderick
Initial analysis suggests the issue will not have any safety ramifications, the company's top engineer said.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By David Casey
Norse Atlantic Airways will station one Boeing 787 at Milan Malpensa Airport and operate several routes for Italian carrier Neos.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
European officials have approved an extra fuel tank the A350-1000s Qantas will use for ultra-long-haul flights.
Airlines & Lessors

Aviation Week Network Staff
As expected, Boeing had a quiet month of orders and deliveries in May with just four 787s ordered and 24 deliveries, 19 of which were 737 MAX aircraft.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Slow recovery in Japan-originating travel affects Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways.
Airlines & Lessors

By Kurt Hofmann
Ethiopian Airlines says the situation with its Rolls-Royce Trent 1000s has become one of its biggest challenges, while Gulf Air says it is holding back its growth.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Kurt Hofmann
Austrian Airlines is juggling preparations for 787 maintenance while continuing support for older fleets that are being phased out.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Lori Ranson
Canadian carrier WestJet is evaluating the performance of its twin-aisle jets this summer to determine if an evolution of its Boeing 787 fleet is necessary.
Airlines & Lessors

By Kurt Hofmann
Turkish Airlines Chairman Ahmet Bolat says the airline is working to close an order for Boeing 737 MAXs and 787s.
Airlines & Lessors

By Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno
The manufacturer’s key targets for 737 and 787 production remain in place, but mounting problems in the short run will not spare its balance sheet.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Michael Bruno
The reduced forecast also means a 6% cut, or a $70 million hit, to Triumph’s previous sales guidance for fiscal 2025.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Sean Broderick
More than 40% of the in-service Boeing 787 fleet will require inspections to identify incorrectly made parts on fittings that connect floor beams to the fuselage.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Michael Bruno
The Wichita company pledged to conduct the layoffs “in as compassionate a manner as possible.”
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick
The FAA plans to mandate inspections of certain structural fittings on some Boeing 787s after learning from Boeing the parts are made from the wrong material.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Sean Broderick, Guy Norris
The 787 faces new quality assurance woes, but the need to add a freighter to the family has eased.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Chen Chuanren
EVA Air has placed an order for four Boeing 787-10 widebodies, raising the Taiwanese carrier's 787 backlog to 19 aircraft.
Airlines & Lessors

By Aaron Karp
Canada’s WestJet will make its summer seasonal route between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) into a year-round service.
Airports & Networks

By Sean Broderick
Boeing’s eternal conflict pits optimistic words against delayed actions.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Guy Norris
Tucked in the U.S. FAA reauthorization bill there is an item that could give Boeing an extra five years in which to develop a freighter version of the 787.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Kurt Hofmann
The Austrian aerospace company recorded significant revenue growth in the first quarter of 2024 but is staying flexible as aircraft deliveries remain uncertain.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Aviation Week Network Staff
Russian MRO provider Aeroflot Technics says it is ready to provide line maintenance on Boeing 787 airliners after receiving approval from Rosaviatsia.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick
Boeing has disclosed it needs to inspect undelivered and in-production 787s after an employee discovered certain tests to validate work were not conducted
Air Transport

By Aaron Karp
American Airlines, citing delayed Boeing 787 deliveries, will suspend or reduce service on some long-haul routes for the 2024-25 northern hemisphere winter.
Airports & Networks

By Sean Broderick
Large suppliers maintain cautious optimism that production-line struggles will be short-lived and are not a precursor to lower long-term production rate targets
Manufacturing & Supply Chain