Will Boeing Dreamliners Take Off In April?
It hasn’t been the best of news for Boeing (NYSE:BA) lately, with delivery delays and groundings of its 787 Dreamliners, but that may soon change. An anonymous source has it that the company may get the jets fixed and in the air as soon as April.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner was supposed to be the company’s next big jet, and it was also supposed to be light, fuel efficient, and a good choice for airlines. And while the plane may be almost all of those things, it hasn’t yet proven the boon to airlines they’d hoped.
After a several incidences of battery problems, including a fire on one of the planes, the Federal Aviation Administration grounded all the Dreamliners in the U.S. on January 16, and other countries around the world followed suit.
A large portion of the delivered Dreamliners belong to All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines, which were planning to use the jets to get an edge on the competitors outside of Japan, but the aircraft may prove to do the opposite for them. Together, they own around half of the currently-delivered Dreamliners…