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787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:11 am

Combining the info from the various threads into one...

As of 29 April 2013 (11:00AM UTC)

Commercial Flights (1/50)

Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOP)

Test Flights (3/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-809A, 810A)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCB)

Awaiting Fix (46/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-801A, 802A, 803A, 804A, 805A, 806A, 807A, 808A, 811A, 812A, 813A, 814A, 815A, 816A, 817A)
Japan Airlines (JA-822J, 824J, 825J, 826J, 827J, 828J, 829J)
Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOQ, AOR, AOS)
Lan Airlines (CC-BBA, BBB, BBC)
Air India (VT-AND, ANH, ANI, ANJ, ANK, ANL)
United Airlines (N27901, N26902, N27903, N20904, N45905, N26906)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCA, BCC, BCK, BCL)
LOT Polish Airlines (SP-LRA, LRB)

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787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:59 am

I've read that both UA and NH plan to have the planes ready for revenue service to resume at the beginning of June 2013. I also expect that Boeing may be working on improved battery designs that can be "dropped in" to replace the current battery a few years from now.
 
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787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:32 pm

I heard and saw that UA has loaded the scheds for IAH-DEN run beginning May 31. Start of DEN-NRT Jun 10.

Also, today China gave (or soon to give) the green light for CS ops tarting in June, which means they will get the a/c delivered in May.
 
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787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:11 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Thread starter):
All Nippon Airways (JA-809A, 810A)

According to you, actually, you said 809 did two round trips? Wouldn't that be a total of four test flights?

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Thread starter):
All Nippon Airways (JA-801A, 802A, 803A, 804A, 805A, 806A, 807A, 808A, 811A, 812A, 813A, 814A, 815A, 816A, 817A)

From my insider: 801, 802, and one other have the battery installed already, and 804 (the TAK aircraft) is in the process of completion. The one stranded in Okayama, and the one stranded in Kyushu (i forgot which airport) according to the news was getting the installation too so it can be ferried back to HND.
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787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:31 pm

An Ethiopian Airlines 787 returned to service when it made a revenue service flight with a 787 Dreamliner on a commercial flight from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, April 27th..
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:20 pm

A couple of videos from the BBC showing the new battery design: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22319537
And the first commercial flight: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22321729
 
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Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:28 pm

Is anyone aware of what other UA 787 domestic routes will be flying towards the end of the June?
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:59 pm

Does anyone know what domestic routes UA will use the 787?
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:52 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Thread starter):
All Nippon Airways (JA-809A, 810A)

Interestingly, 809 was sitting powered up outside the MX facility last week just before the fix was approved (I have video of it with engines spinning):


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Awaiting Fix (46/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-801A, 802A, 803A, 804A, 805A, 806A, 807A,

807A was in the MX facility at that time being worked on - wonder what they were doing if not prepping the electrical bay. Seems strange that they'd send it back out knowing it'd be coming right back in.

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:42 am

Apart from reason a). Boeing fixed it first. b). Their gov was the first to lift (after US) 787 ban, any reason why Ethiopian is wayy ahead of schedule than other operators by that they already did a rev flight with their 787?
When others are shooting for end of May/early June??

I'm genuinely curious.

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:29 am

Was experimenting 2 days ago with LAN MAD-FRA in mid-July.
2 days ago it said '787'.
Today it's 767-300.

This was on Expedia. Is there any more info elsewhere as to what is happening?
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:41 am

Quoting voodoo (Reply 10):

it seems that LAN has switched the SCL-MAD-FRA for SCL-LIM from 8 July to 8 August although GDS still looks weird on it.

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:50 am

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 11):
it seems that LAN has switched the SCL-MAD-FRA for SCL-LIM from 8 July to 8 August although GDS still looks weird on it.

Hmm with my Expedia page still open its now looking like 767, MAD to FRA from July 1 (when they retake the sector from Iberia operated a/c) till well after Aug 8.
Hopefully this will change back to 787.......

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:54 am

Not much action today other than ET's continued service to Frankfurt and a few ANA test flights on JA-810A.
Tomorrow should see another ET frame enter commercial service to Lusaka-Harare.

As of 30 April 2013 (11:00AM UTC)

787s Flying Commercial Flights (1/50)

Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOP)

787s Flying Test Flights (3/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-809A, 810A)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCB)

787s Receiving/Awaiting Fix (46/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-801A, 802A, 803A, 804A, 805A, 806A, 807A, 808A, 811A, 812A, 813A, 814A, 815A, 816A, 817A)
Japan Airlines (JA-822J, 824J, 825J, 826J, 827J, 828J, 829J)
Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOQ, AOR, AOS)
Lan Airlines (CC-BBA, BBB, BBC)
Air India (VT-AND, ANH, ANI, ANJ, ANK, ANL)
United Airlines (N27901, N26902, N27903, N20904, N45905, N26906)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCA, BCC, BCK, BCL)
LOT Polish Airlines (SP-LRA, LRB)

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:04 am

Hi,

What is the situation with LOTs SP-LRC? Is it awaiting an imminent delivery due to being the test bed and subsequently 'fixed'?

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:44 am

Quoting ThomasCook (Reply 14):

SP-LRC is ready for delivery but that doesn't mean LOT is ready for it. Based on LOT's current flight schedule, they won't need it until WAW-YYZ goes daily on June 28. So delivery should be sometime between now and then. I presume it will be closer to now than then as LOT will like to have an extra frame in hand when it launches ORD/YYZ on June 5th.

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:03 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 15):
SP-LRC is ready for delivery but that doesn't mean LOT is ready for it. Based on LOT's current flight schedule, they won't need it until WAW-YYZ goes daily on June 28. So delivery should be sometime between now and then. I presume it will be closer to now than then as LOT will like to have an extra frame in hand when it launches ORD/YYZ on June 5th.

Thank you for that! Do you also have any updates on SP-LRD/LRE as they are also 'ready' for delivery subject to the fix?

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:11 pm

Quoting tmoney (Reply 9):
any reason why Ethiopian is wayy ahead of schedule than other operators by that they already did a rev flight with their 787?

The answer may be as simple as Ethiopia was the first 3rd airline after ANA and JA to operate the 787 so they were probably third in line to get the fix. While the Japanese airlines are being extra cautious for various reason, Ethiopia followed the AD to the letter and chose to operate as soon as they were allowed.


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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:31 pm

Anyone know when the 787 BOS - NRT flight is back up?
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Wed May 01, 2013 2:32 am

Quoting hnl2bos (Reply 19):

June 1st. Same day as NRT-SAN.

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Wed May 01, 2013 12:06 pm

Qatar Airways took the the commercial skies today with two DOH-DXB turns. Other than that, a few test flights by ANA. Ethiopian delayed the return of its second aircraft by one day, subbing today's ADD-LUK-HRE-ADD flight with a 767. Tomorrow's inaugural flight for ET's second frame will be the ADD-DXB evening flight (subject to change).

As of 1 May 2013 (11:00AM UTC)

787s Flying Commercial Flights (2/50)

Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOP)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCB)

787s Flying Test Flights (2/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-809A, 810A)

787s Receiving/Awaiting Fix (46/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-801A, 802A, 803A, 804A, 805A, 806A, 807A, 808A, 811A, 812A, 813A, 814A, 815A, 816A, 817A)
Japan Airlines (JA-822J, 824J, 825J, 826J, 827J, 828J, 829J)
Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOQ, AOR, AOS)
Lan Airlines (CC-BBA, BBB, BBC)
Air India (VT-AND, ANH, ANI, ANJ, ANK, ANL)
United Airlines (N27901, N26902, N27903, N20904, N45905, N26906)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCA, BCC, BCK, BCL)
LOT Polish Airlines (SP-LRA, LRB)

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Wed May 01, 2013 1:15 pm

Quoting bikerthai (Reply 17):
Quoting tmoney (Reply 9):
any reason why Ethiopian is wayy ahead of schedule than other operators by that they already did a rev flight with their 787?

The answer may be as simple as Ethiopia was the first 3rd airline after ANA and JA to operate the 787 so they were probably third in line to get the fix. While the Japanese airlines are being extra cautious for various reason, Ethiopia followed the AD to the letter and chose to operate as soon as they were allowed.

That, plus ET from the get go has grounded its fleet very reluctantly (from the public comments they have issued). So they were clamoring to be allowed to fly again.

I also think that they offered Boeing a very safe environment from where to unleash its propaganda blitz. You could get excused if at times, you confused ET's statements as being pure Boeing PR. I hope they get something for the unwavering loyalty.
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 3:07 am

Activity is picking up. Second ET frame in commercial operations. JAL frames fixed and flying. ANA frame in Okayama fixed and brought back to HND. JAL frame in BOS fixed, flight back to Japan imminent??? We're now @ 20% of frames fixed and flying.

As of 2 May 2013 (03:00AM UTC)

787s Flying Commercial Flights (3/50)

Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOP, AOS)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCB)

787s Flying Test Flights (6/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-808A, 809A, 810A)
Japan Airlines (JA-822J, 825J, 829J)

787s Receiving/Awaiting Fix (41/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-801A, 802A, 803A, 804A, 805A, 806A, 807A, 811A, 812A, 813A, 814A, 815A, 816A, 817A)
Japan Airlines (JA-824J, 826J, 827J, 828J)
Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOQ, AOR)
Lan Airlines (CC-BBA, BBB, BBC)
Air India (VT-AND, ANH, ANI, ANJ, ANK, ANL)
United Airlines (N27901, N26902, N27903, N20904, N45905, N26906)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCA, BCC, BCK, BCL)
LOT Polish Airlines (SP-LRA, LRB)

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 5:46 am

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 22):

Afternoon!

JL plane should be back in japan by next weekend, I heard.

Today there was a test flight of a fixed JL plane out of HND and there will be one imminent from NRT today.
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Thu May 02, 2013 6:15 am

UA Ship #903 and #901 are at Kelly Field currently and #903 is scheduled to be done on 5/3. As far as flying goes I believe IAH-DEN to start but I have not heard anything else currently.
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 6:55 am

During the grounding Boeing kept on producing 787. Are these planes being updated before delivered aircrafts? Or are already delivered aircrafts fixed before doing the newly produced?
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 7:00 am

when is NH going to resume SEA and SJC with their's? Is JL's SAN-TYO going revert back to 788 from the 772?
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 9:33 am

809A currently coming back to HND from CTS

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 11:03 am

Quoting olddominion727 (Reply 26):

NRT-SAN on JL reverting to 788 effective June 1
NRT-SEA and NRT-SJC on ANA reverting to 788 effective September 1
(subject to change)

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 2:53 pm

Quoting sk909 (Reply 25):
During the grounding Boeing kept on producing 787. Are these planes being updated before delivered aircrafts? Or are already delivered aircrafts fixed before doing the newly produced?

Boeing has said they expect to start deliveries in early May which means the airplanes now flying pre-delivery flights at KPAE have been modified. Per another thread they have also said that LN 76 & LN 81 at CHS have not been modified yet. If they were doing all the delivered airplanes first and then pre-delivery they wouldn't begin deliveries again until well into June.
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 6:33 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 22):
We're now @ 20% of frames fixed and flying.

Great news. Does anyone have a sense of whether JAL or ANA will be doing extra flight tests on the aircraft that are expected to be delivered as well. I wonder if they are extending this 200+ flight test on new aircraft or if they are going to go back to business as usual once they are confident in their fleet's fix. Its probably something in between but would appreciate if anyone had any insight.

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Thu May 02, 2013 6:44 pm

Quoting tortugamon (Reply 30):
Great news. Does anyone have a sense of whether JAL or ANA will be doing extra flight tests on the aircraft that are expected to be delivered as well. I wonder if they are extending this 200+ flight test on new aircraft or if they are going to go back to business as usual once they are confident in their fleet's fix. Its probably something in between but would appreciate if anyone had any insight.

They won't need the crew training or PR (see this plane is safe) anymore so I doubt we'll see extra customer flights or 5-6 flights at home prior to entry into service.
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 9:06 pm

Quoting 7BOEING7 (Reply 29):
Boeing has said they expect to start deliveries in early May which means the airplanes now flying pre-delivery flights at KPAE have been modified. Per another thread they have also said that LN 76 & LN 81 at CHS have not been modified yet. If they were doing all the delivered airplanes first and then pre-delivery they wouldn't begin deliveries again until well into June.

That must really anger carriers whose 787s are sat around waiting to be fixed whilst other carriers are having newly modified frames delivered. I think Boeing should prioritise fixing frames already delivered before delivering new aircraft.

My 2 cents.

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 9:09 pm

Quoting ThomasCook (Reply 32):
I think Boeing should prioritise fixing frames already delivered before delivering new aircraft.

I would not be surprised if Boeing does not have many AOG teams who specialize in the 787 to travel to customer sites.
 
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Thu May 02, 2013 10:14 pm

Quoting ThomasCook (Reply 32):
I think Boeing should prioritise fixing frames already delivered before delivering new aircraft.

There're a number of forum threads and news sources around the place which say Boeing has teams carrying out the fixes of aircraft at both its own and its customers' facilities around the world. A team was in ADD working with ET, for example (same team rumoured to be carrying out the fix on the LO frame which was stranded at ORD but haven't seen any more about that).
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 10:28 pm

Quoting Stitch (Reply 33):
I would not be surprised if Boeing does not have many AOG teams who specialize in the 787 to travel to customer sites.

I don't think they would require a 787 specialized team to work on the fix.

AOG teams are selected from experienced mechanics with many different skills. Some could have come from the 777 which have extensive composite in the tail.

AOG teams don't necessarily work to Boeing Processes. They work (or trained to work) to processes typically used at Airline maintenance bases.

And yes, there are only a limited number of employees who are in the AOG pool, so manpower is a definite issue.

As for the fixes that are done at Boeing (non delivered aircraft), these fixes are performed using Boeing Processes and the manpower for those are more readily available.

The only potential conflict between the AOG airplanes and the production airplane would be the availability of parts. AOG would always have the higher priority for parts. Past AOG teams sometimes "commandeer" production parts. Again, as Boeing had plenty of time to pre-kitted the parts, I don't think parts availability would be an issue.


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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 10:42 pm

Quoting ThomasCook (Reply 32):
That must really anger carriers whose 787s are sat around waiting to be fixed whilst other carriers are having newly modified frames delivered. I think Boeing should prioritise fixing frames already delivered before delivering new aircraft.

My 2 cents.

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The work being done at KPAE is not being done by the AOG teams but whatever mechanics are there continuing to build/preflight the airplanes. Boeing probably has one team at Kelly for UAL and possibly CHS frames, one at HAAB for ETH and LOT, one at OTBD for QTR, one in India, one in Chile and three+ in Japan -- all working multiple airplanes at the same time.

Quoting Stitch (Reply 33):
I would not be surprised if Boeing does not have many AOG teams who specialize in the 787 to travel to customer sites.

True, but they probably poached mechanics from the factory and the flight line to get the job done.
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Thu May 02, 2013 10:45 pm

Quoting ETinCaribe (Reply 21):
Quoting bikerthai (Reply 17):Quoting tmoney (Reply 9):
any reason why Ethiopian is wayy ahead of schedule than other operators by that they already did a rev flight with their 787?

The answer may be as simple as Ethiopia was the first 3rd airline after ANA and JA to operate the 787 so they were probably third in line to get the fix. While the Japanese airlines are being extra cautious for various reason, Ethiopia followed the AD to the letter and chose to operate as soon as they were allowed.
That, plus ET from the get go has grounded its fleet very reluctantly (from the public comments they have issued). So they were clamoring to be allowed to fly again.

I also understand that for most of the 787 operators, the pilots who had been trained for the aircraft had to go back to flying the planes that they were on previously.....so, they would have required some time to get the pilots refreshed back on the 787.....maybe ET was able to do that faster than the others......maybe the ET pilots were not sent back to flying their previous aircraft type and were available to start flying immediately.........
 
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Fri May 03, 2013 3:02 am

I have read, but forgot where, that the fix for the Li-Ion batteries on the Boeing 787 has added 185 pounds of weight to each aircraft. If so, I wonder if these batteries really offer any advantages over the Nicad batteries that are used in other aircraft?   
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Fri May 03, 2013 5:51 pm

Per the ANA website as of May 2 they have 10 airplanes undergoing modification and 4 awaiting modification. The 3 airplanes flying have logged 16 flights so far. Looks like things are moving right along.
 
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Sat May 04, 2013 5:26 am

Latest updates: JAL starts test flights. ANA starts test flights from NRT with 4th frame fixed. Qatar now flying 4 daily turns into DXB. UAL moves a third frame (N45905) to SKF for battery mod.

As of 4 May 2013 (05:00AM UTC)

787s Flying Commercial Flights (3/50)

Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOP, AOS)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCB)

787s Flying Test Flights (8/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-808A, 809A, 810A, 814A)
Japan Airlines (JA-822J, 825J, 828J, 829J)

787s Receiving/Awaiting Fix (39/50)

All Nippon Airways (JA-801A, 802A, 803A, 804A, 805A, 806A, 807A, 811A, 812A, 813A, 815A, 816A, 817A)
Japan Airlines (JA-824J, 826J, 827J)
Ethiopian Airlines (ET-AOQ, AOR)
Lan Airlines (CC-BBA, BBB, BBC)
Air India (VT-AND, ANH, ANI, ANJ, ANK, ANL)
United Airlines (N27901, N26902, N27903, N20904, N45905, N26906)
Qatar Airways (A7-BCA, BCC, BCK, BCL)
LOT Polish Airlines (SP-LRA, LRB)

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Sat May 04, 2013 5:34 am

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 40):

Thanks for the updates. It saves me a lot of googling.
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Boeing Agrees 787 Compensation For Air India

May 3, 2013

Boeing has agreed to compensate state-run Air India for the grounding of 787 Dreamliner passenger jets, the Indian aviation minister said on Friday.

Ajit Singh said the details have yet to be finalised.

The carrier expects to restart 787 operations for domestic flights by mid-May, Singh said.

Air India has six 787s and has ordered 21 more. The planes have been grounded worldwide since January following incidents of overheating in the batteries providing auxiliary power. Boeing has since worked to develop new battery housings to prevent a repeat of the incidents.

Ethiopian Airlines became the first carrier to resume flying the revamped 787s last week.

(Reuters)
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Sat May 04, 2013 2:13 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 42):
Boeing Agrees 787 Compensation For Air India

Well if theyre going to compensate AI they'll probably compensate NH and JL too
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Sat May 04, 2013 2:31 pm

I saw eight ANA 787s on the ground at HND on May 2nd. 7 parked together at the northern end and 1 outside the hangars. Would anyone happen to know the regs for them please?
 
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Sat May 04, 2013 2:42 pm

Quoting CX Flyboy (Reply 44):

There were actually 10 ANA 787s at HND on May 2nd. The only one flying that day was JA-809A.

JA-801A
JA-802A
JA-803A
JA-806A
JA-807A
JA-808A
JA-809A
JA-810A
JA-812A
JA-815A

JA-811A joined them today from MYJ following battery fix there.

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Sat May 04, 2013 2:44 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 45):
JA-811A joined them today from MYJ following battery fix there.

Theyre calling that one a test flight I think. 804 is in TAK still and 805 I believe is in Okayama...
Is 813 or 814 the one in FRA?
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Sat May 04, 2013 2:57 pm

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 46):

JA-804A is in TAK awaiting the fix
JA-805A is currently getting the fix in FRA
JA-814A is fixed and test flying out of NRT
JA-813A and JA-816A are currently getting the fix in NRT
JA-817A is in KMJ awaiting the fix

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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Sat May 04, 2013 3:33 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 47):

Awesome! Thanks, and keep me informed, as I wanna catch the 787 on its first revenue flight since the grounding.
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RE: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

Sun May 05, 2013 2:04 am

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 45):
There were actually 10 ANA 787s at HND on May 2nd. The only one flying that day was JA-809A.

JA-801A
JA-802A
JA-803A
JA-806A
JA-807A
JA-808A
JA-809A
JA-810A
JA-812A
JA-815A

JA-811A joined them today from MYJ following battery fix there.

Cheers
A

Thanks for the info. I was hoping I saw them all there. Now I can't be sure which ones I saw!!
I don't suppose you know which JAL 787 was in the HND hangar that day?

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