Like The Herald Business Journal on Facebook!
The Herald of Everett, Washington
Heraldnet.com

The top local business stories in your email

Contact Us:

Josh O'Connor
Publisher
Phone: 425-339-3007
joconnor@heraldnet.com

Jody Knoblich
General Sales Manager
Phone: 425-339-3445
Fax: 425-339-3049
jknoblich@heraldnet.com

Jim Davis
Editor
Phone: 425-339-3097
jdavis@heraldnet.com

Site address:
1800 41st Street, S-300,
Everett, WA 98203

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 930
Everett, WA 98206

HBJ RSS feeds

  • A Boeing 787 operated by All Nippon Airways taxis under a rainbow created by fire trucks at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Monday during an o...

    Ted S. Warren / Associated Press

    A Boeing 787 operated by All Nippon Airways taxis under a rainbow created by fire trucks at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Monday during an official welcome ceremony.

Mechanical issue delays first 787 flight from Sea-Tac

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Pinterest icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY  |  COMMENTS
Associated Press and Herald staff
Published:
SEATAC — Fire trucks spraying rainbows of water Monday morning greeted the first 787 to land in commercial service at Sea-Tac Airport. But the plane's departure in the afternoon was delayed by a maintenance issue.
The All Nippon Airways Dreamliner took its passengers to a terminal gate and prepared for its afternoon departure back to Tokyo. But the scheduled return flight to Tokyo was delayed until Tuesday.
ANA officials said a faulty part in the cooling system for the airplane needed to be replaced. The flight is now set to take off at 1:15 p.m., its scheduled time, on Tuesday.
A number of airline, Boeing and Port of Seattle officials were on hand to celebrate the daily service with the 787 on the Seattle-Tokyo Narita route.
ANA was Boeing's launch customer for the new fuel-efficient widebody jet. The airline started the Seattle-Tokyo route in July, using a Boeing 777.
Story tags » 787Air travelSeaTac

MORE HBJ HEADLINES

CALENDAR

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus

Market roundup