On July 25, 2016 23:38 (IST)
National carrier Air India is seeking a bridge loan of up to $225 million (over Rs 1,500 crore) for part funding of induction of two Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
On May 16, 2016 13:42 (IST)
Boeing Co's high-tech 787 Dreamliner has had its share of trouble, from early production delays to batteries that smoked and burned, grounding the worldwide fleet for months in 2013.
On July 05, 2014 16:42 (IST)
Airbus has drawn up plans to revamp its biggest-selling wide-body passenger jet to preserve a second front in its competition with the delayed Boeing 787 Dreamliner in addition to the new A350.
On March 12, 2014 15:41 (IST)
Speaking at an air show in Hyderabad, chairman Rohit Nandan told reporters that Air India believed the planes were heavier than originally promised.
On January 20, 2014 22:56 (IST)
Air India Ltd is seeking a bridge loan of up to $230 million for taking delivery of two Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from an ongoing order, according to a tender document on the carrier's website.
On January 13, 2014 19:48 (IST)
Sale and leaseback is a financial transaction where one sells an asset and leases it back for a long term, enabling the seller to continue to be able to use the asset without actually owning it.
On December 22, 2013 18:08 (IST)
National carrier Air India plans to raise up to $840 million (Rs 5208 crore w.r.t. $1 = Rs 62) by way of sale of its seven Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner planes, which it will then lease back, to pay off the bridge loans taken against these aircraft, according to sources.
On December 10, 2013 00:29 (IST)
Air India's Dreamliner fleet suffered 136 "minor" technical problems between their delivery since September last year and till late last month and all these problems were fixed by technical teams of the airline and Boeing, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Monday.
On November 08, 2013 23:38 (IST)
A Boeing team of experts would be flying to India to assess the situation arising out of a series of faults in Air India's Dreamliner aircraft, even as the airline insisted that the aircraft is safe.
On July 13, 2013 19:47 (IST)
India's aviation regulator said on Saturday it was closely following developments after a fire broke out in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner parked at London's Heathrow airport, and was awaiting to see the cause of the incident before taking any action.
On July 13, 2013 15:56 (IST)
Stocks on major bourses posted their best weekly gains since November on Friday, helped by corporate earnings reports and remarks by Federal Reserve officials calming investor fears about US monetary policy.
On July 13, 2013 13:37 (IST)
Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner was set to be a game-changer for the commercial airplane industry as its use of lighter materials and new construction methods promised huge savings in fuel and maintenance costs.
On June 18, 2013 20:36 (IST)
Boeing launched a larger version of its flagship Dreamliner aircraft at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, sharpening the battle with rival Airbus in the booming market for fuel-efficient, long-distance jets.
On June 16, 2013 18:36 (IST)
Air India's latest acquisition, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, is likely to shore up the fortune of India's national carrier as passengers are giving big thumbs up after travelling in the next generation flying machine.
On June 10, 2013 16:02 (IST)
The national carrier's total revenue is expected to go up from Rs 16,130 crore in 2012-13 to Rs 19,393 crore in 2013-14, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said at a function here to celebrate completion of Air India's 65 yeas of service on the London route.
On June 09, 2013 19:54 (IST)
Air India plans to expand its global network using Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which will emerge as the "game changer" for the national carrier, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Sunday.
On May 15, 2013 16:06 (IST)
Air India will replace the routes flown by the aircrafts with high-tech 787 Dreamliner jets initially.
On May 15, 2013 00:49 (IST)
Boeing Co said it resumed deliveries of 787 Dreamliners on Tuesday, ending a period of nearly four months in which it was unable to provide new planes to customers.
On May 14, 2013 12:31 (IST)
Air India has six Dreamliners 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.
On May 07, 2013 21:14 (IST)
Air India has decided to resume next week domestic operations of the Dreamliner aircraft, grounded for 4 months due to a battery problem, and replace 19 aged Airbus A-320s with new leased ones.