Boeing is confirming an incident with a battery on a Japan Airlines 787, in a reminder of the problems that grounded the plane for three months last year.
General Electric it is close to a solution for engines that are losing power for a few seconds after ingesting ice chunks as big as a half-gallon.
Airbus secured its first-ever order from Japan Airlines on Monday, in a deal that undermines Boeing’s long-held dominance of Japan’s aviation market.
It’s likely that fires on two Boeing 787 Dreamliners were caused by overcharging lithium ion batteries, aviation safety and battery experts said Friday, pointing to developments in the investigation of the Boeing incidents as well as a battery fire in a business jet more than a year ago.
A member of a Boeing ground crew was run over by a Japan Airlines plane while it was being towed at Paine Field Airport in Everett Friday.