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Korean Jetliner Target of Bomb Threat

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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A Korean Air passenger jet made an emergency landing at a Canadian military air base late Tuesday after the airline received a bomb threat. The airline says its U.S. call center received the threat about 25 minutes after the Boeing 777 took off from Vancouver International Airport on a flight to Seoul. The plane was […]

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Boeing’s Dreamliner Completes Maiden Flight

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 4:47 am (UTC-5)
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Boeing’s long-delayed 787 Dreamliner completed its maiden flight Wednesday in Tokyo, where it is scheduled to go into commercial service for Japan’s All Nippon Airways. Airline executives, reporters and aviation enthusiasts turned out for the plane’s arrival after its flight from the Boeing Aircraft facilities in the United States, where it was built. Pilot Hideaki […]

Boeing’s Dreamliner Completes Maiden Flight

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 1:13 am (UTC-5)
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Boeing’s long-delayed 787 Dreamliner completed its maiden flight Wednesday in Tokyo, where it is scheduled to go into commercial service next month for Japan’s All Nippon Airways. Airline executives, reporters and aviation enthusiasts turned out for the plane’s landing after its flight from the United States. The medium-size twin-engine aircraft is supposed to be more […]

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First 787 Dreamliner Departs for Japan

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Boeing’s long-delayed 787 Dreamliner took off Tuesday on its maiden flight to Tokyo, where it is scheduled to go into commercial service next month for Japan’s All Nippon Airways. The medium-size twin-engine aircraft is supposed to be more fuel-efficient than similar size jetliners, in part because of weight saved by the widespread use of composite […]

First US-Built Dreamliner Jet to Depart for Japan

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 4:11 am (UTC-5)
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The long-awaited Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off Tuesday on its maiden flight to Tokyo, where it will be put into service by Japanese air carrier All Nippon Airways. ANA President Shinichiro Ito took ownership of the fuel-efficient passenger jet Monday during a ceremony at the U.S. aviation giant’s factory in Everett, Washington. The Dreamliner was […]

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