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787 Impact on Boeing: Over at AirInsight, we write that the 787 grounding in the end has a small impact on Boeing. Find out why here. Following Pan Am into oblivion: The famed Worldport will be demolished next… Read More
About those change fees: Last week we reported from the US Airways Media Day and among the topics was that of change fees. US Airways matched United Airlines to charge $200 if you change your ticket. Here’s an… Read More
Cost of 787 fix: It will cost nearly $500,000 per aircraft to install the battery fix in the Boeing 787, documents released by the Federal Aviation Administration indicate. The actual math is $466,666. Analysts believe the 787 grounding… Read More
You can follow the NTSB hearing on the Japan Air Lines battery fire on the web here. It starts at 9am Eastern Time. Mobile phone access is also available.
Boeing’s presence in Seattle: Bill Virgin, a respected local journalist and observer of aerospace and manufacturing, wrote this column for the Tacoma News-Tribune looking at Boeing’s future presence in the Seattle area. The points Virgin raise are valid,… Read More
Wall Street Journal article (subscription required). Associated Press, with LOT comments about EASA. Seattle Times: ETOPS @ 180 minutes maintained. Boeing to Begin Modifying 787s as FAA Approves Battery Improvements – Modifications to existing fleets to begin; deliveries… Read More
The Federal Aviation Administration appears ready to green-light the Boeing fix to its 787 fleet, but authorities in Japan may not–so reports KING 5 TV (NBC Seattle). KING 5, The Wall Street Journal and others are reporting the… Read More
FAA 787 approval could come next week: Reuters reports that the Federal Aviation Administration could provide a key approval next week that will open the way to the final documentation required to lift the grounding of the Boeing… Read More