Boeing Co. said lessons from the plastic-composite 787 have helped the planemaker build a five- year advantage over Airbus SAS in twin-aisle jets, the models that are the backbone of airlines’ long-haul fleets.
GS Yuasa Corp., the maker of lithium- ion batteries for Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner, rose by the most in more than four years after United Airlines, the only U.S. operator of the plane, resumed flights yesterday.
Elon Musk was fresh off the sale of PayPal and starting another business, commercial rocket service Space Exploration Technologies Corp., when he met kindred spirit JB Straubel. Their shared belief that consumer electronics advances could be applied to more earthly modes of transport is a cornerstone of Tesla Motors Inc.
ANA Holdings Inc., operator of the world’s largest Boeing Co. 787 fleet, placed advertisements in Japanese newspapers to lure flyers back to the aircraft, which had been grounded after battery overheating incidents.
ANA Holdings Inc., and Japan Airlines Co., the world’s biggest operators of Boeing Co. 787s, forecast a bigger impact this year from the plane’s grounding as they prepare to restart commercial flights with the Dreamliner.