A joint review by the FAA and Boeing concludes that the next-generation airplane is safe and makes a series of recommendations that Boeing should follow going forward.
The larger version of the company's original 787-8 jetliner completes 5-hour test flight, hitting 288 mph and an altitude of 20,400 feet.
The new, longer Dreamliner can carry 40 more passengers than the first member of the 787 family. It took off Tuesday from Paine Field in Everett, Wash.
Company clears big hurdle with more advanced version of its touted aircraft after year marked by several mechanical issues.
The aviation giant sent out a photograph of the first 787-9 that had been fully painted. Decked out in Boeing's new livery, the plane will eventually go to Air New Zealand.
Heathrow Airport is temporarily shut down as emergency crew respond to a fire involving a Boeing 787 Dreamliner owned by Ethiopian Airlines.
Right after Airbus takes its rival A350 XWB on its first flight, Boeing announces customers planning to buy 102 newer, longer versions of its energy-efficient 787 Dreamliner.
After a battery-related setback, Boeing is back in business with its energy-efficient aircraft. The company put the aircraft through its paces at the Paris Air Show.
The aviation giant said it expects to conduct the first flight of the newest (and longest) Dreamliner in 2017.
The newest member of the Dreamliner family will be longer than its predecessor and is expected to be delivered in early 2014.