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Boeing readies flight training for Dreamliner

A 787 Dreamliner passenger jet lands during testing at the Boeing factory at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, March 20, 2011. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Boeing Co. said on Monday that it had gotten approval from regulators in several countries for flight training campuses for its 787 Dreamliner, which is due for first delivery this year.

The world’s second-largest plane-maker after EADS unit Airbus said its Dreamliner training devices — including flight simulators — were ready to be used with training courses. The company has training courses in Seattle, Singapore, Tokyo, London and Shanghai. Get the full story »

Kenya Airways picks Boeing for new planes

Kenya Airways has chosen Boeing Co. for the supply of new aircraft, the airline’s publicity agent said on Wednesday. Get the full story »

Smoke forces Boeing 787 test flight landing

A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner on Tuesday made an emergency landing in Laredo, Texas, after the crew reported smoke in the cabin during a test flight, according to the company and the Federal Aviation Administration.

The No. 2 plane of Boeing’s six-member test fleet was on a planned flight and routine approach to the Texas border city when a fire broke out in the rear of the cabin at about 2:50 p.m. local time. Get the full story »

Boeing temporarily stops shipments of 787 pieces

Boeing Co. on Tuesday said it would tell suppliers to halt deliveries of sections for its 787 Dreamliner for two weeks because of delays at the company that makes a key part for the tail of the plane. Get the full story »

Boeing confident 787 is on track

A Boeing 787 prepares for its first test flight in December. (AP)

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner program is on track for first delivery in early 2011, a senior company executive said on Monday.

Boeing said in August the first delivery of its 787 Dreamliner will be delayed by several weeks to the middle of the first quarter of 2011 from the fourth quarter of this year due to a delay in the availability of a Rolls-Royce PLC engine. Get the full story »