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Dreamliner Battery Still Not Safe Enough, NTSB Report Says

Christine Negroni | Posted 02.01.2015 | Travel
Christine Negroni

On Monday, the National Transportation Safety Board released the result of its near two year investigation into the battery fire event on a Japan Airlines 787 at Boston's Logan Airport in January 2013.

Real Values vs. Shareholder Value

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

When Boeing merged with McDonnell-Douglas in 1997, there ensued a cultural power struggle between Boeing engineers and McDonnell-Douglas bean counters. If I say Wall Street won this battle, will that tell you who came out on top?

So THIS Is Where Flight Attendants Sleep

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter & Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel

Sleeping on the job isn't encouraged in most workplaces, but if you're a flight attendant on a long-haul flight, it's a must. And now we know where fl...

Dreamliner's Dramatic Life Mimics Woody Allen's Art

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

When it comes to the Dreamliner design, the FAA and the NTSB do have very different perspectives. But unlike the couple in Annie Hall, both sides cannot be right.

Etihad Finds a Seat Between Prudent and Audacious

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.12.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

When I told my friend the other day that I'd be traveling on Etihad she asked, "What's that?" In the United States, the 10-year old airline is not a h...

I Flew the Dreamliner... and I Can't Wait to Again

Billy Kolber | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
Billy Kolber

After months of grounding by the FAA, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is poised to take flight again in the next few weeks. And that's great news for those ...

787 Battery Finally Tested

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Business

By Alwyn Scott and Peter Henderson NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, March 18 (Reuters) - To get its 787 Dreamliner flying again, Boeing Co is t...

Boeing Working To Fix Fire-Catching Battery

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business

* Changes not finalized - paper * Best-case scenario has flights resuming next month * FAA clears one-off 787 "ferry" fl...

787 Cancellations Persist

Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel

The Dreamliner drama continues. Airlines that have grounded the Boeing 787 continue to cancel flights as safety officials continue to investigate t...

FAA Grounds Dreamliners

Posted 01.17.2013 | Travel

UPDATE 1/17 11:58am: Ethiopian Airlines announced Thursday that they are grounding the four Boeing 787s in their fleet for "precautionary inspection",...

Asking Hard Questions Of The 787

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know about you, but I'm starting to feel like I've read the same glowing write-up 50 times. There's so much buzz about the plane it seems almost suspicious.

WATCH: United Airlines' 787 Dreamliner Assembled In Time-Lapse

Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel

A new, enchanting time-lapse video shows the process of assembling and painting a United 787. The carrier is the first to fly the composite aircraft i...

United Gets America's First Dreamliner

travel.usatoday.com | Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel

For the first time ever, there's a Dreamliner in the fleet of a U.S. airline. That became official over the weekend, when United Airlines officiall...

Inspections Recommended For Dreamliner Engines

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.17.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Even as I was grumbling about the seat pitch on the Japan Airlines Dreamliner where I was otherwise enjoyably ensconced in row 48 for 13 hours on Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board was poised to ask the Federal Aviation Administration to order emergency inspections of all the General Electric GEnx-1B and -2B engines powering the Dreamliner and the newest Queen of the Sky, the Boeing 747-800.

787 Dreamliner Draws Boeing Logo

Posted 02.13.2012 | Travel

Flying cross country is all in a day's work for most airlines, but tracing your company's logo with your flight path? That's clever marketing. SCRO...

ANA's Dreamliner Flies Across Japan, We Join For The Ride

Engadget | Zach Honig | Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is not the largest plane in the world. Nor is it the fastest. It doesn't have on-board showers or full-size beds, nor can it...

Boeing Dreamliner Already An ANA Nightmare?

Christine Negroni | Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

After a three-year delay in actually receiving the Dreamliner from Boeing, the first airline to take delivery of the airplane of the future should be flying sky high. Instead ANA is reassuring passengers that everything is A-OK for the second time in six weeks.

Ride On First 787 Dreamliner Sells For Over $31K On eBay

Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel

One seriously dedicated flier has snagged two seats on the inaugural flight of ANA's 787 Dreamliner for a cool $31,500. The unnamed traveler won th...

How Democrats Hurt Jobs

New York Times | JOE NOCERA | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

The airplane’s aft section arrived early Monday morning. That’s what they’d been waiting for at the final assembly plant in North Charleston, S....

No 'Legislative Pardon' for Boeing's Violation of the National Labor Relations Act

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Boeing executives have said that moving the Dreamliner to South Carolina was due to strikes happening every three to four years and that the decision was made in order to reduce Boeing's vulnerability to delivery disruptions caused by work stoppages. That is bogus.

Dave Jamieson

Boeing Complaint: Solomon, NLRB Dig In Against Republican Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

Facing an onslaught of criticism from Republican lawmakers and corporate interests, National Labor Relations Board acting general counsel Lafe Solomon...

Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Tested In Colorado Springs

Denver Business Journal | Mark Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

One of the Boeing Co.'s test versions of its new 787 Dreamliner jet was in Colorado Springs the last few days for tests at a high-altitude airport. ...