Transport Airlines

Boeing halting delivery of 787 Dreamliner for now, though production still on

Jan 18, 2013 4:03 pm

Boeing Co said on Friday it was halting deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner while it awaits guidance from the Federal Aviation Administration on how to comply with concerns about batteries on the jet that forced airlines to stop flying the planes this week.

Production of 787s continues,” spokesman Marc Birtel said. “We will not deliver 787s until the FAA approves a means of compliance with their recent Airworthiness Directive concerning batteries and the approved approach has been implemented.”

Tags: , ,

Next Up

More on Skift

5 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week
Courtyard by Marriott Lures Millennials with Wine, Dance and … Dogsleds?
Daily Travel Startup Watch: Tripstr, TravelCat and More
Free Webinar: How To Effectively Personalize Marketing Across Travel Sectors