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Business 21 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM

Dreamliner battery maker ties up with Germany’s Bosch

TOKYO: Japan’s GS Yuasa, the battery supplier for Boeing’s troubled Dreamliner, has announced a tie-up with German technology giant Bosch to develop lithium-ion batteries.

Business 14 Jun 2013 | 11:23 AM

Boeing set to confirm plans for larger 787 Dreamliner

NEW YORK: Boeing Co is poised to launch a larger member of its 787 Dreamliner jetliner family to meet demand for long-haul travel within Asia and other long-haul routes, sources told Reuters on Thursday

Business 31 May 2013 | 10:40 AM

Singapore Airlines to order US$17bil worth of aircraft from Airbus, Boeing

SINGAPORE/PARIS: Singapore Airlines Ltd agreed to spend $17 billion to buy 30 Airbus and 30 Boeing Co. aircraft, underscoring the airline's bet on a pick-up in the struggling premium class market.

Business 22 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Boeing begins fixing Dreamliners

TOKYO: Boeing Co on Monday began installing reinforced lithium ion batteries on five grounded 787 jets owned by launch customer All Nippon Airways, starting a process that should make the first commercial Dreamliners ready to fly again in about a week.

Business 20 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

FAA approves Boeing Dreamliner battery system design

ATLANTA: U.S. regulators on Friday approved a revamped battery system for Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner, a crucial step in returning the high-tech jet to service after it was grounded in January because the plane's lithium-ion batteries overheated.

Business 17 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

FAA chief says Boeing 787 battery decision likely soon

WASHINGTON: The top U.S. aviation regulator said on Tuesday he expects to decide "very soon" whether to approve Boeing Co's redesigned 787 Dreamliner battery system, potentially ending a three-month ban on flights by the high-tech jet.

Business 08 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Airbus seen close to BA deal, adding pressure for Boeing revamp

PARIS: A potential $7 billion order from British Airways for Airbus A350 jets is set to hand Boeing Co its next major challenge as it nears the end of a three-month crisis over the grounding of the 787 Dreamliner, analysts said.

Business 30 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Airbus vs Boeing: a battery of problems

The transatlantic David vs Goliath rivalry continues as the A380 and B787 get airborne – but not without considerable hitches.

Business 27 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Boeing 787 Dreamliner faces new risk: limits on extended range

WASHINGTON/TOKYO: As Boeing works to regain permission for its 787 Dreamliner to resume flights, the company faces what could be a costly new challenge: a temporary ban on some of the long-distance, trans-ocean journeys that the jet was intended to fly.

Business 20 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

ANA wants Boeing cash, rather than discounts, for 787 grounding

TOKYO: All Nippon Airways, the biggest customer for Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner, wants the planemaker to compensate it in cash, rather than discounts on future purchases, for losses racked up since the aircraft was grounded worldwide in mid-January, said a person familiar with ANA's intention.