United Airlines Pulls Boeing 787 Out of Service Until June 5Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 21:18
United Airlines Pulls Boeing 787 Out of Service Until June 5
By W.J. Hennigan
February 21, 2013, 3:22 p.m.
With the Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, United Airlines said it is keeping the beleaguered aircraft off its flight schedule through June 5.
“We are taking the 787 out of our schedule through June 5, except for Denver-Narita, which will tentatively launch on May 12,” said Christen David, a spokeswoman for the airline.
United, the only U.S. carrier that has 787s in its fleet, has six of the planes. Boeing has delivered 50 787s to eight airlines worldwide.