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    Dreamliner: Japan's airlines say they changed batteries
    News Report inserted: Jan 30 2013

    Japan's two top airlines said they had replaced a number of batteries in the 787 Dreamliners over the past months. All Nippon Airways said it changed batteries 10 times. Japan Airlines (JAL) said it did so in a "few cases". Earlier this month, a battery in a JAL 787 plane caught fire, while an All Nippon Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing because of a battery malfunction. The i ...

    Passenger plane crashes near Kazakh city of Almaty
    News Report inserted: Jan 30 2013

    A passenger plane has crashed near Kazakhstan's commercial capital, Almaty, killing at least 20 people, officials say. The CRJ-200 aircraft was travelling from the northern town of Kokshetau. Kazakhstan's Scat airlines said it believed everyone on board died when it crashed in heavy fog at 13:00 (07:00 GMT) on approach to Almaty's airport. Last month, a military plane carrying top Kazakh security ...

    Dreamliner: No fault found with Boeing 787 battery
    News Report inserted: Jan 28 2013

    Airline safety inspectors have found no faults with the battery used on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, Japan's transport ministry has said. The battery was initially considered the likely source of problems on 787s owned by two Japanese airlines. It has raised fears that there will be no quick fix to a problem that meant all 50 787s in service were grounded. Attention has now shifted to the electrical s ...

    Dreamliner: Japan and US probe battery maker
    News Report inserted: Jan 21 2013

    US and Japanese authorities have begun a joint investigation into GS Yuasa, the Japanese battery maker for Boeing's troubled 787 Dreamliner aircraft. It comes after an All Nippon Airways (ANA) 787 had to make an emergency landing due to a battery malfunction. However, another US regulator said on Sunday the battery did not overcharge in a separate incident involving a Japan Airlines (JAL)-operated ...

    Dreamliner: US joins Japan investigation
    News Report inserted: Jan 18 2013

    US safety officials have joined an investigation into the planemaker Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which has been suspended from flying. They joined Boeing representatives and Japanese investigators looking into an All Nippon Airways flight which made an emergency landing because of a fault. All of Boeing's 50 flagship Dreamliners have been temporarily taken out of service amid safety concerns ...

    Dreamliner: Most Boeing 787 planes grounded on safety fears
    News Report inserted: Jan 17 2013

    Airlines and regulators have grounded the majority of Boeing's flagship 787 Dreamliner planes amid continuing safety concerns. Airlines in Chile and India have temporarily halted 787 flights, following a US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) directive. European regulators have also followed suit, ordering that planes be grounded. Boeing said the planes were safe and that it stood by the integri ...

    Boeing Dreamliner investigation ordered by Japan
    News Report inserted: Jan 15 2013

    Japan's transport ministry has launched an investigation into what caused two fuel leaks on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet operated by Japan Airlines. It comes after US authorities started a broad review of the aircraft's manufacturing, design and assembly. In recent days, flights involving Dreamliners have been affected by an electrical fire and a brake problem amongst others incidents. However, US ...

    Fresh safety concerns for Boeing Dreamliner 787
    News Report inserted: Jan 09 2013

    Two fresh setbacks have hit Boeing's 787 Dreamliner plane, days after an electrical fire broke out on board a Japan Airlines Dreamliner. In the latest incident, Japan's All Nippon Airways cancelled a domestic 787 flight from Yamaguchi to Tokyo on Wednesday because of a brake problem. See Video Report........... Reproduced under licence from BBC News 2013 BBC ...

    Second faulty Boeing Dreamliner in Boston
    News Report inserted: Jan 09 2013

    A fuel leak on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner has caused Japan Airlines to cancel its takeoff from Boston's Logan airport, the second incident in as many days involving the new jet. The plane, bound for Tokyo, had left the gate when about 40 gallons (151 litres) of spilled fuel were found. Passengers got off safely and no-one was hurt, an airport spokesman said. On Monday, an electrical fire broke out at ...

    Boeing Dreamliner catches fire in Boston
    News Report inserted: Jan 08 2013

    Japan Airlines said that a fire broke out in one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners, shortly after it landed in Boston, following a flight from Tokyo. The fire started after a battery in the jet's auxiliary power system overheated. The airline said that no passengers or crew members were hurt as they had already disembarked. This is the latest setback for the Dreamliner, after production delays and sev ...


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