Boeing says it has finished more than half of the testing on its proposed battery fix for the 787, with the rest of the ground and flight tests coming in the next several days.
The company said Monday's flight was designed to test system upgrades and not to check operation of the plane's batteries.
United Airlines is delaying its new Denver-Tokyo service - again - because its new Boeing 787 jets remain grounded.
Boeing CEO Jim McNerney said his company is "very close" to getting its troubled 787 Dreamliner jet back flying again.
A Boeing 787 made a 2-hour test flight Monday on a test flight to see if a redesigned battery system would work properly while the plane was in the air.
The Boeing Co. said Friday it plans to lay off about 800 employees from the ranks of machinists by the end of the year as part of a work force reduction strategy.
It appears that Boeing's comments about the smoldering batteries on its 787 have annoyed the National Transportation Safety Board.
Jonathan Standridge and Colton Harris-Moore made an odd couple as they sat together in the visiting room of a Washington state prison one day last spring.
As Boeing, its airline customers and federal safety regulators struggled over the past two months to solve problems with the new 787 Dreamliner's fire-plagued batteries, one player has been strangely silent: Congress.
Ryanair has made the biggest-ever order of Boeing planes by a European airline, announcing Tuesday it will buy 175 aircraft in a major boost for the U.S. aerospace giant.
The union for 7,400 Boeing technical workers counts ballots Monday night in the re-vote on a contract that would replace pensions with a 401(k) retirement plan.
Airbus signed its biggest deal ever on Monday, an order from Indonesian's Lion Air worth €18.4 billion ($24 billion) that President Francois Hollande said should inspire the struggling French economy and all of Europe.
Boeing CEO Jim McNerney's compensation rose 15 percent last year to $21.1 million, as the company rewarded him for better-than-expected profits and faster airplane production.
Boeing said Friday that it expects to finish testing its battery fix for the 787 within two weeks. Then it will be up to the Federal Aviation Administration to decide when the planes fly again.
Boeing Co. Chief Project Engineer Michael Sinnett outlined a fix centered on a new design for the lithium-ion battery system that has layers of safeguards to prevent overheating and measures to contain malfunctions.