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Norwegian Air suffers yet more Dreamliner woe

  • Norwegian Air Shuttle has again grounded one of its two Boeing (BA) 787 airplanes after a hydraulic pump failed in what the was the latest in a series of technical faults to afflict the carrier's Dreamliners.
  • The problems have become so numerous that Norwegian summoned Boeing's management to a meeting this week, when the latter promised to create spare-parts centers at all of the operator's Dreamliner destinations and to send a team to Oslo to monitor the aircraft's performance.
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  • My Capitalist Pig Side
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    Why does it seem that only Norway is having these problems?
    27 Sep 2013, 10:35 AM Reply Like
  • thomas85225
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    So much for having the stock over $119 dollars a share


    Poland's LOT gives Boeing three months to settle over Dreamliners


    Boeing is once again facing questions about the reliability of its 787 Dreamliner after two airlines—Norwegian Air and Poland's LOT—complained about a series of technical glitches.


    On Wednesday, Boeing sent a team of executives, including Commercial Airplanes chief Ray Conner, to Oslo to meet with Norwegian Air executives, Boeing spokesman Doug Alder Jr. said.


    He declined to discuss details of the conversation.


    "We can say that how the 787 performs in service for our customers is paramount for the entire Boeing team," he said in an email to Today in the Sky. "Any impact to our customers' operations is not satisfactory. Our focus is working in partnership with Norwegian to address the 787 issues it is experiencing."


    Reuters reported that Boeing has agreed to base a group of Dreamliner technicians in Oslo and set up spare parts centers to fix the aircraft more quickly.


    "It was a positive discussion," Norwegian Chief Executive Bjoern Kjos told Reuters. "They agreed to put up spare part stocks at designations we fly to and they'll send a dedicated team of experts to Norwegian so if there's a problem popping up, they can immediately solve it."
    Will the 787-9 save Boeing Reputation or be the final down fall of The Boeing Company alone with its CEO as report on Fox FBN on 9-13-2013


    It is amazing the Boeing stock is over $100 a share since Boeing has yet to make any profits on the 747-8 and 787 programs and the 737Max, 777-X and 787-10 are still on the drawing board
    The 747-8 is two years late and 2.04 Billion over budget and has 111 orders and 52 delivery
    Kc-46 is 900 million over budget and Boeing must prove itself on the first 18 aircrafts
    Boeing commercial MILITARY SCANDALS
    Will the 787-9 save Boeing Reputation or be the final down fall of The Boeing Company alone with its CEO as report on Fox FBN on 9-13-2013
    The 787-9 has entry flight test behind the A350-900 is in flight test now the airlines, the stock holder and the press will be watching
    Can the Boeing stock holder afford to keep the Boeing managements with their track recorded
    Can Boeing afford to have a repeat of the 787-8 program with the 787-9 & -10, 737-Max, 777-X, (the export tanker, 737NG) alone with 31 other military program that Boeing has been fine 31 billion dollars
    The 787 was start on 3-28-2003 and it’s costing 5 million a day to operators the program
    Of the first 70 787 build, 40 of these aircrafts had to be park and rework to do a loss of configuration control and late Engineering changers to the vendors
    Boeing has taken 936 orders for the 787
    787-8 498, 787-9 388 and 787-10 50 with 83 delivery and 114 cancelation see
    Boeing need to sell 1100 787 to break even that was before the 787 become 3.5 years late with Boeing told investor it would assembly one 787 ever three day or 10 a month
    Boeing has yet to fix its inspection process, Quality Control and Quality Assurance problems
    Boeing now has a class-action law suits
    787 Break Even for Dummies | The Blog by Javier
    Many airlines are not replacing there exist Boeing aircraft, since Boeing CEO James McNerney, and GE CEO Jeff" Immelt are member of the board on the Import-Export Bank, that made better loan to foreign airlines at a lower interest rate
    Delta, and other Airline Group have file law suits against The U.S. Export-Import Bank over Air India Loan Guarantees
    The list of indictments of Boeing Chairman and CEO W. James McNerney Jr. continues to grow. His administration at Boeing began in 2005 at about the same time as development of the 787 began in earnest. All of the delays and flaws of the project have happened on his watch.
    Jim" McNerney, the CEO got a 27 million bones and Ray Conner get 60,000 share of stock
    CEO W. James McNerney should be fire over he’s action at The U.S. Export-Import Bank that cost Boeing orders
    Boeing Falls Behind Airbus in Orders and Deliveries - 24/7 Wall St.


    787-8 time line of problems
    Many airlines wanted compensation due to all the problems with the 787 and for the grounding and late delivery, the 787 was 3.5 years late before the first aircraft was delivery

    After Phil Condit become CEO (Phil Condit was the only hand on manager on the 777-200) Alan Mulally, CEO Harry Stonecipher Jim Mc Nerney both are from GE, that has ran Boeing into the ground
    July saw several 787 having problems that has gone under report in the press
    1. Thomson Airways says Dreamliner forced to return to UK
    2. JAL 787 flight to Tokyo returns to Boston
    3. A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 that left Boston for Tokyo, returned to Boston due to a possible pump problem, the company said, dismissing concerns of a new crisis for the planes.
    4. Ethiopian Airlines 787 line number 44
    The UK Air Accident Investigation branch has published a Special Bulletin regarding the Ethiopian Airlines 787 incident at Heathrow last Friday at
    5. There where 2nd 787 that problems the same day as Ethiopian


    6 . a Japan Airlines 787 returned to Haneda shortly after takeoff because of a problem in its deicing system.
    7 . In the latest incident, the ANA jet was preparing to depart Yamaguchi Ube Airport on a flight to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Wednesday morning but the crew was unable to start the right engine.
    27 Sep 2013, 11:38 AM Reply Like
  • 2puttwo
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    Thomas85225, so far as I know, isn't Alan Mulally the father do the 777. Kind of like good old Joe Sutton was the father of the 747. If you asked Alan before you're trashing of Boeing, he would have told you all about it. There is not one bolt on that aircraft (777) that Alan does know about. He could even probably tell you the weight of it. No comment on the hard landing in SF. If that was any other manufacturer the death toll would have been greater than one. TGIB. The B stands for Boeing
    27 Sep 2013, 04:25 PM Reply Like
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