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.
Company clears big hurdle with more advanced version of its touted aircraft after year marked by several mechanical issues.
Heathrow Airport is temporarily shut down as emergency crew respond to a fire involving a Boeing 787 Dreamliner owned by Ethiopian Airlines.
The aviation giant said it expects to conduct the first flight of the newest (and longest) Dreamliner in 2017.
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 newest member of the Dreamliner family will be longer than its predecessor and is expected to be delivered in early 2014.
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.
United Airlines Flight 1, from Houston to Chicago, marks the first flight of Boeing's advanced jet since the FAA grounded the plane in January.
With the new approved plans, airlines could have the 787 Dreamliners up and running within weeks.