Investigators started work on Saturday to establish the cause of a fire on a Boeing Dreamliner at London's Heathrow airport, a new setback for the high-tech model after it was grounded at the start of the year over battery problems.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Ethiopian Airlines caught fire at Britain's Heathrow airport on Friday in a fresh blow for the US planemaker whose new model was grounded for three months after one high-tech battery caught fire and anothe
Boeing Company resumed deliveries of its high-tech 787 Dreamliner jet on Tuesday, ending a period of nearly four months in which it was unable to provide new planes to customers because of safety concerns about the battery system.
Qatar Airways backed Boeing's proposals for getting its grounded 787 Dreamliner passenger jet back in service, but suggested that it would seek compensation over the crisis which has left 4 per cent of its fleet idle.
Boeing Company stood by the troubled lithium-ion battery technology that this month grounded its new, high-tech 787 Dreamliner and said on Wednesday that the grounding had no significant impact on its 2013 financial forecast.
Boeing Company is on track to deliver its first 787 Dreamliner, which will compete with Airbus's A380 jet, the company's head of commercial airplanes said late on Saturday.
Boeing is due to deliver the first 787 to All Nippon Airways by th