Japan OKs 787s to fly again
Japan's two largest 787 operators reportedly have begun installing modified lithium ion batteries on their 787 jets.
April 25th, 2013
10:31 PM ET

Japan OKs 787s to fly again

Japan has authorized passenger airlines to resume Boeing 787 flights in the country starting Friday, the ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism said.

The move follows the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's posting of the Airworthiness Directive for Boeing's 787-8 online Thursday. The directive goes into effect upon publication Friday in the Federal Register.

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  1. bambi

    Well that is good news.

    April 25, 2013 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • Opps

      I did not know deer could really talk until I saw your movie. Nice rack.

      April 26, 2013 at 7:01 am | Report abuse |
  2. bobcat (in a hat)©

    A young and foolish pilot wanted to sound cool on the aviation frequencies. So, this was his first time approaching a field during the nighttime. Instead of making any official requests to the tower, he said: "Guess who?"
    The controller switched the field lights off and replied: "Guess where?"

    April 26, 2013 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
    • Mary

      LMAO! That's cute Katman ... Now that one was worthly of my C/P save to the Bobcat (iah) Word Doc...😉

      April 26, 2013 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
  3. Ted Stryker

    I don't think I'll ever get over Macho Grande.

    April 26, 2013 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  4. Will Hunting

    Don't forget the coffee.

    April 26, 2013 at 11:06 am | Report abuse |
  5. bobcat (in a hat)©

    In 1940 two men were flying from New York to Los Angeles on what was then a new DC-3. The left New York and when they landed in Philadelphia, a red truck drove up to put fuel into the wing.

    A little while later, they landed in Pittsburgh and, again, a red truck pulled up to fill the tanks with fuel.

    Each time they landed to discharge or take on passengers, a red truck would pull up and add fuel to the tanks. Finally, after landing in Kansas City and seeing truck pull up again, one said to the other, "we sure are making good time."

    Said the other, "yes, we are, and so is that red truck!"

    Ba Da Bhoomp Chiiiinnnnnggggg.

    April 26, 2013 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  6. bobcat (in a hat)©

    Thank you once again CNN. You leave my two rim shot jokes, but delete my really funny ones. You are again showing real class.

    April 26, 2013 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • dazzle ©

      Hi @bobcat, I've been trying to post to you on this thread and the other and comments are blocked.

      April 26, 2013 at 5:32 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Airplanes can't fly

    It is against the laws of physics for such large objects to fly. What you see in the sky are mere projections from government facilities.

    April 26, 2013 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Airplanes can't fly

    If any of you have ever been on a plane, guess what, you were fooled. The CIA gave you LSD and did experiments on you. The vacation memories you have were really hallucinations!

    April 26, 2013 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |