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Boeing Earns 330 Minute ETOPS Certification For 787

Boeing Earns 330 Minute ETOPS Certification For 787

The Boeing Company says the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved additional extended operations (ETOPS) for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on 28 May 2014. The action will permit 787s to be operated up to 330 minutes from a landing field, according to the manufacturer.

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Interview of Richard Anderson CEO of Delta Airlines [Audio]

Interview of Richard Anderson CEO of Delta Airlines [Audio]

Richard Anderson, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Delta Airlines, was interviewed recently by David Brancaccio of the Marketplace Morning Report. They discuss a wide range of topics from the risks of adding state of the art aircraft to the Delta fleet (787 delivery deferment), to subsidized aircraft purchase for foreign airlines by the US government, to baggage fees, airline profitability and frequent flyer miles (spoiler alert – he does not have any).

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FAA Grounds 787 Dreamliners

FAA Grounds 787 Dreamliners

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has grounded the Boeing 787 Dreamliner due to the mounting evidence of problems with the aircraft’s lithium battery sub-system. The move follows an earlier announcement by the agency of a review of the Dreamliner’s safety, design and the certification process that lead to its approval for air carrier operations.

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