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Amid woes, Boeing forecast assumes little impact from 787 problems – Reuters

Boeing Co 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.It’s “business as usual,” CEO Jim McNerney said as the Chicago company posted market-beating profits for the fourth quarter.Responding to revelations that …

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Boeing 787 fire at Boston airport renews safety concern | Reuters

Jan 7 Reuters – Fire broke out on an empty Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet parked at a gate in Boston on Monday, putting safety concerns about the new, carbon-composite jet back in the spotlight and drawing attention from federal investigators.Officials said the fire started when a battery in the Japan Airlines Co Ltd jet’s …

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United receives third Boeing 787 – FlightGlobal.com

United Airlines has received its third Boeing 787-8 from the manufacturer, with two more due before the end of the year. The aircraft is registered N26902 (MSN 34822) and was delivered to the Chicago-based Star Alliance member on 21 November, according to Flightglobal’s Ascend Online database. The Dreamliner will begin revenue flights on domestic routes …

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Dreamliner Savings Meet Cabin Cool as United’s 787 Debuts – Businessweek

United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) is counting on Boeing Co. (BA)’s 787 Dreamliner to deliver fuel savings and in-flight cool as the world’s largest carrier becomes the first in the U.S. to fly the composite-plastic jet. “If you want to be the world’s leading airline, then you need the world’s leading airplane, and we have …

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