Am 1. Mai 2008 hat die Endmontage des dritten Boeing 787 Dreamliners, der für die Flugtests vorgesehen ist, begonnen.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced the airline’s order for four 777-300ER (Extended Range) and four 787-8 Dreamliner airplanes at a signing ceremony in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced a revised plan for first flight and initial deliveries of the 787 Dreamliner that includes additional schedule margin to reduce risk of further delays on the program.
Boeing heute einen geänderten Plan für den Erstflug sowie für die ersten Auslieferungen des 787 Dreamliner bekanntgegeben. Dieser Plan enthält einen zusätzlichen Zeitpuffer, um das Risiko weiterer Verzögerungen des Programms zu reduzieren.
Alenia Aeronautica, a Finmeccanica company, has successfully completed the „ultimate load testing“ of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner horizontal stabilizer. The test has been carried out at the Laboratory of Structural Tests at Alenia’s Pomigliano plant in Naples in the presence of Boeing engineers.
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Spanish carrier Air Europa announced an order for eight Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners valued at $1.3 billion at list prices. The order, placed by Air Europa in 2007, previously was accounted for on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries Web site as an unidentified customer.
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Geneva-based PrivatAir announced an order for one Boeing 787-8 VIP airplane, a purchase-right exercise from PrivatAir’s initial 787 order in 2006. Today’s order is valued at $162 million . Through this agreement, PrivatAir has two 787s on order and has secured an additional purchase right.
Boeing [NYSE:BA] announced that first flight of the 787 has been moved from the end of the first quarter of this year to around the end of the second quarter to provide additional time to complete assembly of the first airplane. Deliveries are now expected to begin in early 2009, rather than late 2008.
The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and Air Pacific announced that the Fiji-based airline has ordered three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in addition to a 2006 order for five of the high-technology jetliners.